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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) assume

Synonyms: don, get into, assume, wear, put on Definition: put clothing on one's body Usage: What should I wear today?; He put on his best suit for the wedding; The princess donned a long blue dress; The queen assumed the stately robes; He got into his jeans

Hypernyms: get dressed, dress Definition: put on clothes Usage: we had to dress quickly; dress the patient; Can the child dress by herself?

Synonyms: acquire, adopt, assume, take, take on Definition: take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect Usage: His voice took on a sad tone; The story took a new turn; he adopted an air of superiority; She assumed strange manners; The gods assume human or animal form in these fables

Hypernyms: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: take for granted, assume, presume Definition: take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof Usage: I assume his train was late

Hypernyms: anticipate, expect Definition: regard something as probable or likely Usage: The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow

Synonyms: assume Definition: take up someone's soul into heaven Usage: This is the day when May was assumed into heaven

Hypernyms: invite, take in, receive Definition: express willingness to have in one's home or environs Usage: The community warmly received the refugees

Synonyms: assume, sham, simulate, feign Definition: make a pretence of Usage: She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger; he feigned sleep

Hypernyms: dissemble, pretend, act Definition: behave unnaturally or affectedly Usage: She's just acting

Synonyms: strike, take, take up, assume Definition: occupy or take on Usage: He assumes the lotus position; She took her seat on the stage; We took our seats in the orchestra; She took up her position behind the tree; strike a pose

Hypernyms: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: take over, seize, usurp, assume, arrogate Definition: seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession Usage: He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town; he usurped my rights; She seized control of the throne after her husband died

Hypernyms: take Definition: take by force Usage: Hitler took the Baltic Republics; The army took the fort on the hill

Synonyms: bear, accept, assume, take over Definition: take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person Usage: I'll accept the charges; She agreed to bear the responsibility

Hypernyms: take Definition: take into one's possession Usage: We are taking an orphan from Romania; I'll take three salmon steaks

Synonyms: assume, adopt, take on, take over Definition: take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities Usage: When will the new President assume office?

Hypernyms: take office Definition: assume an office, duty, or title Usage: When will the new President take office?