Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun ersatz

1 sense of ersatz

Sense 1
ersatz -- (an artificial or inferior substitute or imitation)
       => substitute, replacement -- (a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another)

Antonyms of adj ersatz

1 sense of ersatz

Sense 1
ersatz, substitute -- (artificial and inferior; "ersatz coffee"; "substitute coffee")

INDIRECT (VIA artificial) -> natural -- (existing in or produced by nature; not artificial or imitation; "a natural pearl"; "natural gas"; "natural silk"; "natural blonde hair"; "a natural sweetener"; "natural fertilizers")

Similarity of adj ersatz

1 sense of ersatz

Sense 1
ersatz, substitute -- (artificial and inferior; "ersatz coffee"; "substitute coffee")
       => artificial (vs. natural), unreal -- (contrived by art rather than nature; "artificial flowers"; "artificial flavoring"; "an artificial diamond"; "artificial fibers"; "artificial sweeteners")

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