Antonyms for the word 'wage' include 'cease', 'discontinue', 'idle', 'stop', 'working off-hours', 'voluntary work', 'leisure', 'fun', and 'rest'. If someone is not in the midst of working, they cannot be said to be wages so the antonyms should be a word or phrase that refers to the lack of work. Some common phrases for this are 'take time off', 'recharge', 'relaxation', 'time out', 'sabbatical', and 'vacation'. Thus, it can be inferred that the antonyms for the word 'wage' dwell mostly around the concept of rest and not work.
Antonym of the day
- abandon, follow, misguide.