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

1 sense of literate

Sense 1
literate, literate person -- (a person who can read and write)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Antonyms of adj literate

3 senses of literate

Sense 1
literate (vs. illiterate) -- (able to read and write)

illiterate (vs. literate) -- (not able to read or write)
        => analphabetic, unlettered -- (having little acquaintance with writing; "special tutorials to assist the unlettered sector of society")
        => functionally illiterate -- (having reading and writing skills insufficient for ordinary practical needs)
        => preliterate -- (not yet having acquired the ability to read and write)
        => semiliterate -- (barely able to read and write; "an semiliterate scrawl")
        => semiliterate -- (able to read but not to write)

Sense 2
literate (vs. illiterate) -- (versed in literature; dealing with literature)

illiterate (vs. literate) -- (lacking culture, especially in language and literature)

Sense 3
literate -- (knowledgeable and educated in one or several fields; "computer literate")

INDIRECT (VIA educated) -> uneducated -- (not having a good education)

Similarity of adj literate

3 senses of literate

Sense 1
literate (vs. illiterate) -- (able to read and write)

Sense 2
literate (vs. illiterate) -- (versed in literature; dealing with literature)
       => belletristic -- (written and regarded for aesthetic value rather than content)
       => literary -- (knowledgeable about literature; "a literary style")
          Also See-> educated#1; sophisticated#1

Sense 3
literate -- (knowledgeable and educated in one or several fields; "computer literate")
       => educated (vs. uneducated) -- (possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge))

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