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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

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) Set

Synonyms: set, exercise set Definition: several exercises intended to be done in series Usage: he did four sets of the incline bench press

Hypernyms: physical exercise, physical exertion, exercise, exercising, workout Definition: the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit Usage: the doctor recommended regular exercise; he did some exercising; the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit

Synonyms: set Definition: the act of putting something in position Usage: he gave a final set to his hat

Hypernyms: position, positioning, placement, locating, location, emplacement Definition: the act of putting something in a certain place

Synonyms: set Definition: any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals Usage: the early sets ran on storage batteries

Hypernyms: electronic equipment Definition: equipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)

Synonyms: stage set, set Definition: representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production Usage: the sets were meticulously authentic

Hypernyms: representation Definition: a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something

Synonyms: readiness, set Definition: (psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way Usage: the subjects' set led them to solve problems the familiar way and to overlook the simpler solution; his instructions deliberately gave them the wrong set

Hypernyms: cognitive state, state of mind Definition: the state of a person's cognitive processes

Synonyms: set, bent Definition: a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way Usage: the set of his mind was obvious

Hypernyms: inclination, disposition, tendency Definition: an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others Usage: he had an inclination to give up too easily; a tendency to be too strict

Synonyms: set Definition: the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon Usage: before the set of sun

Hypernyms: descent Definition: a movement downward

Synonyms: set Definition: a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used Usage: a set of books; a set of golf clubs; a set of teeth

Hypernyms: aggregation, accumulation, assemblage, collection Definition: several things grouped together or considered as a whole

Synonyms: set Definition: (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols Usage: the set of prime numbers is infinite

Hypernyms: abstract entity, abstraction Definition: a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples

Synonyms: circle, band, lot, set Definition: an unofficial association of people or groups Usage: the smart set goes there; they were an angry lot

Hypernyms: social group Definition: people sharing some social relation

Synonyms: Set, Seth Definition: evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris

Hypernyms: Egyptian deity Definition: a deity worshipped by the ancient Egyptians

Synonyms: hardening, curing, solidification, solidifying, set Definition: the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization Usage: the hardening of concrete; he tested the set of the glue

Hypernyms: natural action, natural process, action, activity Definition: a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings) Usage: the action of natural forces; volcanic activity

Synonyms: set Definition: a unit of play in tennis or squash Usage: they played two sets of tennis after dinner

Hypernyms: period of play, play, playing period Definition: (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds Usage: rain stopped play in the 4th inning

Synonyms for (verb) Set

Synonyms: set, coif, coiffe, coiffure, do, dress, arrange Definition: arrange attractively Usage: dress my hair for the wedding

Hypernyms: groom, neaten Definition: care for one's external appearance Usage: He is always well-groomed

Synonyms: fructify, set Definition: bear fruit Usage: the apple trees fructify

Hypernyms: multiply, reproduce, procreate Definition: have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant Usage: The Bible tells people to procreate

Synonyms: adjust, correct, set Definition: alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard Usage: Adjust the clock, please; correct the alignment of the front wheels

Hypernyms: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: set Definition: set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly Usage: set clocks or instruments

Hypernyms: adjust, correct, set Definition: alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard Usage: Adjust the clock, please; correct the alignment of the front wheels

Synonyms: set Definition: put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state Usage: set the house afire

Hypernyms: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: set, set up, gear up, fix, prepare, ready Definition: make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc Usage: Get the children ready for school!; prepare for war; I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill

Hypernyms: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: set, set up, lay out Definition: get ready for a particular purpose or event Usage: set up an experiment; set the table; lay out the tools for the surgery

Hypernyms: set, set up, gear up, fix, prepare, ready Definition: make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc Usage: Get the children ready for school!; prepare for war; I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill

Synonyms: rig, set, set up Definition: equip with sails or masts Usage: rig a ship

Hypernyms: outfit, equip, fit, fit out Definition: provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose Usage: The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities

Synonyms: jell, set, congeal Definition: become gelatinous Usage: the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme

Hypernyms: solidify Definition: become solid Usage: The metal solidified when it cooled

Synonyms: put, place, set Definition: estimate Usage: We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M.

Hypernyms: judge, approximate, estimate, gauge, guess Definition: judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time) Usage: I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds

Synonyms: limit, set, specify, define, determine, fix Definition: decide upon or fix definitely Usage: fix the variables; specify the parameters

Hypernyms: select, choose, take, pick out Definition: pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives Usage: Take any one of these cards; Choose a good husband for your daughter; She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her

Synonyms: set, mark Definition: establish as the highest level or best performance Usage: set a record

Hypernyms: establish, make, lay down Definition: institute, enact, or establish Usage: make laws

Synonyms: set, sic Definition: urge to attack someone Usage: The owner sicked his dogs on the intruders; the shaman sics sorcerers on the evil spirits

Hypernyms: set on, assail, assault, attack Definition: attack someone physically or emotionally Usage: The mugger assaulted the woman; Nightmares assailed him regularly

Synonyms: set Definition: give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor

Hypernyms: hone Definition: sharpen with a hone Usage: hone a knife

Synonyms: put, place, pose, position, set, lay Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

Hypernyms: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: set, countersink Definition: insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)

Hypernyms: sink, bury Definition: embed deeply Usage: She sank her fingers into the soft sand; He buried his head in her lap

Synonyms: set, plant Definition: put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground Usage: Let's plant flowers in the garden

Hypernyms: put, place, pose, position, set, lay Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

Synonyms: set Definition: fix in a border Usage: The goldsmith set the diamond

Hypernyms: set up, arrange Definition: put into a proper or systematic order Usage: arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order

Synonyms: set Definition: put into a position that will restore a normal state Usage: set a broken bone

Hypernyms: put, place, pose, position, set, lay Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

Synonyms: set Definition: apply or start Usage: set fire to a building

Hypernyms: start, originate, initiate Definition: bring into being Usage: He initiated a new program; Start a foundation

Synonyms: set, arrange Definition: adapt for performance in a different way Usage: set this poem to music

Hypernyms: compose, write Definition: write music Usage: Beethoven composed nine symphonies

Synonyms: place, set, localise, localize Definition: locate Usage: The film is set in Africa

Hypernyms: stage, represent, present Definition: perform (a play), especially on a stage Usage: we are going to stage `Othello'

Synonyms: set, typeset Definition: set in type Usage: My book will be typeset nicely; set these words in italics

Hypernyms: print, impress Definition: reproduce by printing

Synonyms: set, go down, go under Definition: disappear beyond the horizon Usage: the sun sets early these days

Hypernyms: go down, come down, fall, descend Definition: move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way Usage: The temperature is going down; The barometer is falling; The curtain fell on the diva; Her hand went up and then fell again

Synonyms for (adjective) Set

Synonyms: set, hardened Definition: converted to solid form (as concrete)

Hypernyms: hard Definition: resisting weight or pressure

Synonyms: rigid, fixed, set Definition: fixed and unmoving Usage: with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare; his bearded face already has a set hollow look- Connor Cruise O'Brien; a face rigid with pain

Hypernyms: unmoving, nonmoving Definition: not in motion

Synonyms: laid, set Definition: set down according to a plan:"a carefully laid table with places set for four people" Usage: stones laid in a pattern

Hypernyms: arranged, ordered Definition: disposed or placed in a particular kind of order Usage: the carefully arranged chessmen; haphazardly arranged interlobular septa; comfortable chairs arranged around the fireplace

Synonyms: primed, set, fit Definition: (usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed Usage: in no fit state to continue; fit to drop; laughing fit to burst; she was fit to scream; primed for a fight; we are set to go at any time

Hypernyms: ready Definition: completely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress Usage: get ready; she is ready to resign; the bridge is ready to collapse; I am ready to work; ready for action; ready for use; the soup will be ready in a minute; ready to learn to read

Synonyms: set, situated, placed, located Definition: situated in a particular spot or position Usage: valuable centrally located urban land; strategically placed artillery; a house set on a hilltop; nicely situated on a quiet riverbank

Hypernyms: settled Definition: established in a desired position or place; not moving about Usage: nomads...absorbed among the settled people; settled areas; I don't feel entirely settled here; the advent of settled civilization

Synonyms: determined, dictated, set Definition: determined or decided upon as by an authority Usage: date and place are already determined; the dictated terms of surrender; the time set for the launching

Hypernyms: settled Definition: established or decided beyond dispute or doubt Usage: with details of the wedding settled she could now sleep at night

Synonyms: set Definition: being below the horizon Usage: the moon is set

Hypernyms: down Definition: being or moving lower in position or less in some value Usage: lay face down; the moon is down; our team is down by a run; down by a pawn; the stock market is down today