Closest Meaning 2
Closest meaning words are words that are synonyms.
Find TWO words, from the following group of five words that are the CLOSEST in meaning. Words which have SIMILAR meanings are called SYNONYMS, words like small and tiny, and big and large. However, not all words which are CLOSE in meaning are the CLOSEST.
Think about these three words: tall, big and large. Which two are CLOSEST in meaning? Big and large are closer than tall and big or tall and large. Tall means big only in terms of how high something is.
We think some of these 11-plus verbal reasoning questions are tricky, but that's why you are practising! You need to be tested hard to make you stronger. This time you will have to think a little harder, as some of the questions have many CLOSE answers, but only two which are CLOSEST. Enjoy Closest Meaning 2.
Answer: big, large
big, large is the correct answer because big and large mean the same thing, of considerable size, and the others are unrelated.