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Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) base

Synonyms: base, stand, pedestal Definition: a support or foundation Usage: the base of the lamp

Hypernyms: support Definition: any device that bears the weight of another thing Usage: there was no place to attach supports for a shelf

Synonyms: bag, base Definition: a place that the runner must touch before scoring Usage: he scrambled to get back to the bag

Hypernyms: baseball equipment Definition: equipment used in playing baseball

Synonyms: base Definition: (electronics) the part of a transistor that separates the emitter from the collector

Hypernyms: electrode Definition: a conductor used to make electrical contact with some part of a circuit

Synonyms: base, base of operations Definition: installation from which a military force initiates operations Usage: the attack wiped out our forward bases

Hypernyms: military installation Definition: any facility servicing military forces

Synonyms: base Definition: a flat bottom on which something is intended to sit Usage: a tub should sit on its own base

Hypernyms: underside, undersurface, bottom Definition: the lower side of anything

Synonyms: base Definition: the principal ingredient of a mixture Usage: glycerinated gelatin is used as a base for many ointments; he told the painter that he wanted a yellow base with just a hint of green; everything she cooked seemed to have rice as the base

Hypernyms: ingredient Definition: a component of a mixture or compound

Synonyms: foot, foundation, fundament, base, understructure, substructure, groundwork Definition: lowest support of a structure Usage: it was built on a base of solid rock; he stood at the foot of the tower

Hypernyms: support Definition: supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation Usage: the statue stood on a marble support

Synonyms: infrastructure, base Definition: the stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area Usage: the industrial base of Japan

Hypernyms: stock, store, fund Definition: a supply of something available for future use Usage: he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars

Synonyms: foundation, fundament, groundwork, cornerstone, base, basis Definition: the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained Usage: the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture

Hypernyms: assumption, supposal, supposition Definition: a hypothesis that is taken for granted Usage: any society is built upon certain assumptions

Synonyms: stem, theme, base, root, root word, radical Definition: (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed Usage: thematic vowels are part of the stem

Hypernyms: descriptor, word form, form, signifier Definition: the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something Usage: the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached

Synonyms: base, floor Definition: a lower limit Usage: the government established a wage floor

Hypernyms: control Definition: the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc. Usage: they wanted to repeal all the legislation that imposed economic controls

Synonyms: al-Qa'ida, al-Qaeda, al-Qaida, Base, Qaeda Definition: a terrorist network intensely opposed to the United States that dispenses money and logistical support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist groups; has cells in more than 50 countries

Hypernyms: terrorist group, terrorist organization, foreign terrorist organization, FTO Definition: a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals

Synonyms: home, base Definition: the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end

Hypernyms: location Definition: a point or extent in space

Synonyms: base Definition: (anatomy) the part of an organ nearest its point of attachment Usage: the base of the skull

Hypernyms: bottom Definition: the lowest part of anything Usage: they started at the bottom of the hill

Synonyms: base Definition: the bottom or lowest part Usage: the base of the mountain

Hypernyms: part, piece Definition: a portion of a natural object Usage: they analyzed the river into three parts; he needed a piece of granite

Synonyms: base, radix Definition: (numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place Usage: 10 is the radix of the decimal system

Hypernyms: number Definition: a concept of quantity involving zero and units Usage: every number has a unique position in the sequence

Synonyms: base, basis Definition: the most important or necessary part of something Usage: the basis of this drink is orange juice

Hypernyms: part, portion, constituent, component, component part Definition: something determined in relation to something that includes it Usage: he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself; I read a portion of the manuscript; the smaller component is hard to reach; the animal constituent of plankton

Synonyms: base Definition: the bottom side of a geometric figure from which the altitude can be constructed Usage: the base of the triangle

Hypernyms: flank Definition: a subfigure consisting of a side of something

Synonyms: base, alkali Definition: any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water Usage: bases include oxides and hydroxides of metals and ammonia

Hypernyms: compound, chemical compound Definition: (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight

Synonyms: nucleotide, base Definition: a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA)

Hypernyms: ester Definition: formed by reaction between an acid and an alcohol with elimination of water

Synonyms for (verb) base

Synonyms: free-base, base Definition: use (purified cocaine) by burning it and inhaling the fumes

Hypernyms: do drugs, drug Definition: use recreational drugs

Synonyms: base Definition: situate as a center of operations Usage: we will base this project in the new lab

Hypernyms: locate, situate Definition: determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey Usage: Our sense of sight enables us to locate objects in space; Locate the boundaries of the property

Synonyms for (adjective) base

Synonyms: base Definition: debased; not genuine Usage: an attempt to eliminate the base coinage

Hypernyms: imitative, counterfeit Definition: not genuine; imitating something superior Usage: counterfeit emotion; counterfeit money; counterfeit works of art; a counterfeit prince

Synonyms: base, baseborn Definition: illegitimate

Hypernyms: illegitimate Definition: of marriages and offspring; not recognized as lawful

Synonyms: base, mean, meanspirited Definition: having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality Usage: that liberal obedience without which your army would be a base rabble- Edmund Burke; taking a mean advantage; chok'd with ambition of the meaner sort- Shakespeare; something essentially vulgar and meanspirited in politics

Hypernyms: ignoble Definition: completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose Usage: something cowardly and ignoble in his attitude; I think it a less evil that some criminals should escape than that the government should play an ignoble part- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Synonyms: lowly, base, baseborn, humble Definition: of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense) Usage: baseborn wretches with dirty faces; of humble (or lowly) birth

Hypernyms: lowborn Definition: of humble birth or origins Usage: a topsy-turvy society of lowborn rich and blue-blooded poor

Synonyms: basal, base Definition: serving as or forming a base Usage: the painter applied a base coat followed by two finishing coats

Hypernyms: basic Definition: pertaining to or constituting a base or basis Usage: a basic fact; the basic ingredients; basic changes in public opinion occur because of changes in priorities

Synonyms: immoral, base Definition: not adhering to ethical or moral principles Usage: base and unpatriotic motives; a base, degrading way of life; cheating is dishonorable; they considered colonialism immoral; unethical practices in handling public funds

Hypernyms: wrong Definition: contrary to conscience or morality or law Usage: it is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor; cheating is wrong; it is wrong to lie

Synonyms: base Definition: (used of metals) consisting of or alloyed with inferior metal Usage: base coins of aluminum; a base metal

Hypernyms: inferior Definition: of low or inferior quality