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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) STOP

Synonyms: stop, stopover, layover Definition: a brief stay in the course of a journey Usage: they made a stopover to visit their friends

Hypernyms: stay Definition: continuing or remaining in a place or state Usage: they had a nice stay in Paris; a lengthy hospital stay; a four-month stay in bankruptcy court

Synonyms: stop, stoppage Definition: the act of stopping something Usage: the third baseman made some remarkable stops; his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood

Hypernyms: human action, human activity, deed, act Definition: something that people do or cause to happen

Synonyms: block, blockage, closure, stop, stoppage, occlusion Definition: an obstruction in a pipe or tube Usage: we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe

Hypernyms: obstructer, obstruction, obstructor, impediment, impedimenta Definition: any structure that makes progress difficult

Synonyms: catch, stop Definition: a restraint that checks the motion of something Usage: he used a book as a stop to hold the door open

Hypernyms: restraint, constraint Definition: a device that retards something's motion Usage: the car did not have proper restraints fitted

Synonyms: diaphragm, stop Definition: a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens Usage: the new cameras adjust the diaphragm automatically

Hypernyms: mechanical device Definition: mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles

Synonyms: stop Definition: (music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes Usage: the organist pulled out all the stops

Hypernyms: knob Definition: a round handle

Synonyms: period, full point, full stop, point, stop Definition: a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations Usage: in England they call a period a stop

Hypernyms: punctuation, punctuation mark Definition: the marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases

Synonyms: occlusive, stop, stop consonant, plosive, plosive consonant, plosive speech sound Definition: a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it Usage: his stop consonants are too aspirated

Hypernyms: obstruent Definition: a consonant that is produced with a partial or complete blockage of the airflow from the lungs through the nose or mouth

Synonyms: halt, stop Definition: the event of something ending Usage: it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill

Hypernyms: ending, finish, conclusion Definition: event whose occurrence ends something Usage: his death marked the ending of an era; when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show

Synonyms: stop Definition: a spot where something halts or pauses Usage: his next stop is Atlanta

Hypernyms: topographic point, spot, place Definition: a point located with respect to surface features of some region Usage: this is a nice place for a picnic; a bright spot on a planet

Synonyms: arrest, stop, stoppage, check, halt, hitch, stay Definition: the state of inactivity following an interruption Usage: the negotiations were in arrest; held them in check; during the halt he got some lunch; the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow; he spent the entire stop in his seat

Hypernyms: inaction, inactiveness, inactivity Definition: the state of being inactive

Synonyms for (verb) STOP

Synonyms: break, break off, stop, discontinue Definition: prevent completion Usage: stop the project; break off the negotiations

Hypernyms: end, terminate Definition: bring to an end or halt Usage: She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime; The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I

Synonyms: hold on, stop Definition: stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments Usage: Hold on a moment!

Hypernyms: break, interrupt Definition: terminate Usage: She interrupted her pregnancy; break a lucky streak; break the cycle of poverty

Synonyms: contain, hold back, arrest, check, stop, turn back Definition: hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of Usage: Arrest the downward trend; Check the growth of communism in South East Asia; Contain the rebel movement; Turn back the tide of communism

Hypernyms: defend Definition: be on the defensive; act against an attack

Synonyms: stop, intercept Definition: seize on its way Usage: The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace

Hypernyms: catch, take hold of, grab Definition: take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of Usage: Catch the ball!; Grab the elevator door!

Synonyms: stop, bar, barricade, block, block off, block up, blockade Definition: render unsuitable for passage Usage: block the way; barricade the streets; stop the busy road

Hypernyms: jam, close up, block, impede, obstruct, obturate, occlude Definition: block passage through Usage: obstruct the path

Synonyms: stop, stop over Definition: interrupt a trip Usage: we stopped at Aunt Mary's house; they stopped for three days in Florence

Hypernyms: interrupt, break up, disrupt, cut off Definition: make a break in Usage: We interrupt the program for the following messages

Synonyms: block, stop, halt, kibosh Definition: stop from happening or developing Usage: Block his election; Halt the process

Hypernyms: forbid, foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent Definition: keep from happening or arising; make impossible Usage: My sense of tact forbids an honest answer; Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project