Speak and write with confidence.

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 (verb) act as

Synonyms: play, act, act as Definition: pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind Usage: He acted the idiot; She plays deaf when the news are bad

Hypernyms: act, behave, do Definition: behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself Usage: You should act like an adult; Don't behave like a fool; What makes her do this way?; The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people

Synonyms: act as Definition: function as or act like Usage: This heap of stones will act as a barrier

Hypernyms: serve, function Definition: serve a purpose, role, or function Usage: The tree stump serves as a table; The female students served as a control group; This table would serve very well; His freedom served him well; The table functions as a desk