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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) arrest

Synonyms: pinch, catch, collar, apprehension, arrest, taking into custody Definition: the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal) Usage: the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar

Hypernyms: capture, seizure, gaining control Definition: the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property

Synonyms: arrest, stop, stoppage, check, halt, hitch, stay Definition: the state of inactivity following an interruption Usage: the negotiations were in arrest; held them in check; during the halt he got some lunch; the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow; he spent the entire stop in his seat

Hypernyms: inaction, inactiveness, inactivity Definition: the state of being inactive

Synonyms for (verb) arrest

Synonyms: contain, hold back, arrest, check, stop, turn back Definition: hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of Usage: Arrest the downward trend; Check the growth of communism in South East Asia; Contain the rebel movement; Turn back the tide of communism

Hypernyms: defend Definition: be on the defensive; act against an attack

Synonyms: collar, pick up, cop, apprehend, arrest, nab, nail Definition: take into custody Usage: the police nabbed the suspected criminals

Hypernyms: prehend, seize, clutch Definition: take hold of; grab Usage: The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter; She clutched her purse; The mother seized her child by the arm; Birds of prey often seize small mammals

Synonyms: arrest, get, catch Definition: attract and fix Usage: His look caught her; She caught his eye; Catch the attention of the waiter

Hypernyms: draw, draw in, pull, pull in, attract Definition: direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes Usage: Her good looks attract the stares of many men; The ad pulled in many potential customers; This pianist pulls huge crowds; The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers

Synonyms: arrest, hold, halt Definition: cause to stop Usage: Halt the engines; Arrest the progress; halt the presses

Hypernyms: stop Definition: cause to stop Usage: stop a car; stop the thief