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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) advance

Synonyms: forward motion, procession, progress, progression, onward motion, advance, advancement Definition: the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)

Hypernyms: motion, move, movement Definition: the act of changing location from one place to another Usage: police controlled the motion of the crowd; the movement of people from the farms to the cities; his move put him directly in my path

Synonyms: rise, advance Definition: increase in price or value Usage: the news caused a general advance on the stock market

Hypernyms: step-up, increase Definition: the act of increasing something Usage: he gave me an increase in salary

Synonyms: overture, feeler, approach, advance Definition: a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others Usage: she rejected his advances

Hypernyms: proposition, proffer, suggestion Definition: a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection Usage: it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse

Synonyms: betterment, advance, improvement Definition: a change for the better; progress in development

Hypernyms: shift, transformation, transmutation Definition: a qualitative change

Synonyms: advance, progress, progression Definition: a movement forward Usage: he listened for the progress of the troops

Hypernyms: change of location, travel Definition: a movement through space that changes the location of something

Synonyms: cash advance, advance Definition: an amount paid before it is earned

Hypernyms: sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money Definition: a quantity of money Usage: he borrowed a large sum; the amount he had in cash was insufficient

Synonyms for (verb) advance

Synonyms: gain, advance Definition: rise in rate or price Usage: The stock market gained 24 points today

Hypernyms: climb, wax, mount, rise Definition: go up or advance Usage: Sales were climbing after prices were lowered

Synonyms: advance, get along, get on, progress, come along, come on, shape up Definition: develop in a positive way Usage: He progressed well in school; My plants are coming along; Plans are shaping up

Hypernyms: develop Definition: grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment Usage: A flower developed on the branch; The country developed into a mighty superpower; The embryo develops into a fetus; This situation has developed over a long time

Synonyms: boost, supercharge, advance Definition: increase or raise Usage: boost the voltage in an electrical circuit

Hypernyms: increase Definition: make bigger or more Usage: The boss finally increased her salary; The university increased the number of students it admitted

Synonyms: advance Definition: develop further Usage: We are advancing technology every day

Hypernyms: meliorate, improve, ameliorate, amend, better Definition: to make better Usage: The editor improved the manuscript with his changes

Synonyms: advance, throw out Definition: bring forward for consideration or acceptance Usage: advance an argument

Hypernyms: advise, suggest, propose Definition: make a proposal, declare a plan for something Usage: the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax

Synonyms: go on, advance, march on, progress, move on, pass on Definition: move forward, also in the metaphorical sense Usage: Time marches on

Hypernyms: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: advance, bring forward Definition: cause to move forward Usage: Can you move the car seat forward?

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: advance, set ahead Definition: move forward Usage: we have to advance clocks and watches when we travel eastward

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

Synonyms: advance Definition: pay in advance Usage: Can you advance me some money?

Hypernyms: loan, lend Definition: give temporarily; let have for a limited time Usage: I will lend you my car; loan me some money

Synonyms: upgrade, raise, promote, elevate, kick upstairs, advance Definition: give a promotion to or assign to a higher position Usage: John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired; Women tend not to advance in the major law firms; I got promoted after many years of hard work

Hypernyms: delegate, depute, designate, assign Definition: give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)

Synonyms: boost, advance, encourage, further, promote Definition: contribute to the progress or growth of Usage: I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom

Hypernyms: back up, support Definition: give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to Usage: She supported him during the illness; Her children always backed her up

Synonyms for (adjective) advance

Synonyms: in advance, advance, advanced Definition: situated ahead or going before Usage: an advance party; at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies

Hypernyms: front Definition: relating to or located in the front Usage: the front lines; the front porch

Synonyms: advance, beforehand Definition: being ahead of time or need Usage: gave advance warning; was beforehand with her report

Hypernyms: early Definition: at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time Usage: early morning; an early warning; early diagnosis; an early death; took early retirement; an early spring; early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties