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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) abuse

Synonyms: ill-treatment, ill-usage, maltreatment, abuse Definition: cruel or inhumane treatment Usage: the child showed signs of physical abuse

Hypernyms: mistreatment Definition: the practice of treating (someone or something) badly Usage: he should be punished for his mistreatment of his mother

Synonyms: abuse, misuse Definition: improper or excessive use Usage: alcohol abuse; the abuse of public funds

Hypernyms: usage, use, utilisation, utilization, employment, exercise Definition: the act of using Usage: he warned against the use of narcotic drugs; skilled in the utilization of computers

Synonyms: contumely, abuse, vilification, revilement, insult Definition: a rude expression intended to offend or hurt Usage: when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse; they yelled insults at the visiting team

Hypernyms: discourtesy, disrespect Definition: an expression of lack of respect

Synonyms for (verb) abuse

Synonyms: abuse, misuse, pervert Definition: change the inherent purpose or function of something Usage: Don't abuse the system; The director of the factory misused the funds intended for the health care of his workers

Hypernyms: expend, use Definition: use up, consume fully Usage: The legislature expended its time on school questions

Synonyms: abuse Definition: use wrongly or improperly or excessively Usage: Her husband often abuses alcohol; while she was pregnant, she abused drugs

Hypernyms: expend, use Definition: use up, consume fully Usage: The legislature expended its time on school questions

Synonyms: abuse, shout, blackguard, clapperclaw Definition: use foul or abusive language towards Usage: The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket; The angry mother shouted at the teacher

Hypernyms: snipe, round, assail, assault, attack, lash out Definition: attack in speech or writing Usage: The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker

Synonyms: ill-treat, ill-use, mistreat, maltreat, abuse, step Definition: treat badly Usage: This boss abuses his workers; She is always stepping on others to get ahead

Hypernyms: do by, treat, handle Definition: interact in a certain way Usage: Do right by her; Treat him with caution, please; Handle the press reporters gently