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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 (verb) apply

Synonyms: apply Definition: ask (for something) Usage: He applied for a leave of absence; She applied for college; apply for a job

Hypernyms: bespeak, call for, request, quest Definition: express the need or desire for; ask for Usage: She requested an extra bed in her room; She called for room service

Synonyms: apply Definition: refer (a word or name) to a person or thing Usage: He applied this racial slur to me!

Hypernyms: denote, refer Definition: have as a meaning Usage: `multi-' denotes `many'

Synonyms: apply, put on Definition: apply to a surface Usage: She applied paint to the back of the house; Put on make-up!

Hypernyms: cover Definition: provide with a covering or cause to be covered Usage: cover her face with a handkerchief; cover the child with a blanket; cover the grave with flowers

Synonyms: apply, give Definition: give or convey physically Usage: She gave him First Aid; I gave him a punch in the nose

Hypernyms: distribute, dole out, deal, deal out, dish out, dispense, allot, administer, parcel out, shell out, mete out, lot Definition: administer or bestow, as in small portions Usage: administer critical remarks to everyone present; dole out some money; shell out pocket money for the children; deal a blow to someone; the machine dispenses soft drinks

Synonyms: implement, enforce, apply Definition: ensure observance of laws and rules Usage: Apply the rules to everyone;

Hypernyms: obligate, oblige, compel Definition: force somebody to do something Usage: We compel all students to fill out this form

Synonyms: apply Definition: apply oneself to Usage: Please apply yourself to your homework

Hypernyms: give, dedicate, consecrate, devote, commit Definition: give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause Usage: She committed herself to the work of God; give one's talents to a good cause; consecrate your life to the church

Synonyms: apply, go for, hold Definition: be pertinent or relevant or applicable Usage: The same laws apply to you!; This theory holds for all irrational numbers; The same rules go for everyone

Hypernyms: concern, bear on, come to, refer, relate, touch, touch on, have-to doe with, pertain Definition: be relevant to Usage: There were lots of questions referring to her talk; My remark pertained to your earlier comments