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syn 0.1.0 “Antonym”

CRAN release: 2019-12-20

  • Implemented n_words to count the number of words in a string. This can be useful for subsetting your synonyms.
  • ensured that words are converted to lowercase when looked up (#27)
  • Easter Egg: Package name was created with syn::syn("synonym")[2]

syn 0.0.1 “Actual Thing”

  • Implemented ant and ants functions using imported antonym dataset from wordnet - see cool work by Mike Cheng: #20.
  • Add a hex sticker, add and improve upon website
  • Zero dependencies
  • Rewrite core data structure to be a list of integer vectors. This brings the package below 5MB and does away with the need of all the dynamic download/load infrastructure


  • Initial release at ozunconf2018
  • Added a file to track changes to the package.
  • Added syn and syns and tricks to download and install the data from words repo