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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) back

Synonyms: back Definition: (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage

Hypernyms: position Definition: (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player Usage: what position does he play?

Synonyms: back, backrest Definition: a support that you can lean against while sitting Usage: the back of the dental chair was adjustable

Hypernyms: support Definition: any device that bears the weight of another thing Usage: there was no place to attach supports for a shelf

Synonyms: back Definition: the part of a garment that covers the back of your body Usage: they pinned a `kick me' sign on his back

Hypernyms: cloth covering Definition: a covering made of cloth

Synonyms: binding, back, book binding, cover Definition: the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book Usage: the book had a leather binding

Hypernyms: protection, protective cover, protective covering Definition: a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury Usage: they had no protection from the fallout; wax provided protection for the floors

Synonyms: rear, back Definition: the side that goes last or is not normally seen Usage: he wrote the date on the back of the photograph

Hypernyms: side Definition: an extended outer surface of an object Usage: he turned the box over to examine the bottom side; they painted all four sides of the house

Synonyms: back, dorsum Definition: the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine Usage: his back was nicely tanned

Hypernyms: body part Definition: any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

Synonyms: back, backbone, vertebral column, spinal column, spine, rachis Definition: the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord Usage: the fall broke his back

Hypernyms: skeletal structure Definition: any structure created by the skeleton of an organism

Synonyms: rear, back Definition: the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer Usage: he stood at the back of the stage; it was hidden in the rear of the store

Hypernyms: position, place Definition: the particular portion of space occupied by something Usage: he put the lamp back in its place

Synonyms: back Definition: (football) a person who plays in the backfield

Hypernyms: football player, footballer Definition: an athlete who plays American football

Synonyms for (verb) back

Synonyms: back Definition: strengthen by providing with a back or backing

Hypernyms: strengthen Definition: gain strength Usage: His body strengthened

Synonyms: back, back up Definition: establish as valid or genuine Usage: Can you back up your claims?

Hypernyms: affirm, substantiate, support, sustain, corroborate, confirm Definition: establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts Usage: his story confirmed my doubts; The evidence supports the defendant

Synonyms: back Definition: shift to a counterclockwise direction Usage: the wind backed

Hypernyms: change over, shift, switch Definition: make a shift in or exchange of Usage: First Joe led; then we switched

Synonyms: punt, stake, gage, game, back, bet on Definition: place a bet on Usage: Which horse are you backing?; I'm betting on the new horse

Hypernyms: play, bet, wager Definition: stake on the outcome of an issue Usage: I bet $100 on that new horse; She played all her money on the dark horse

Synonyms: back Definition: travel backward Usage: back into the driveway; The car backed up and hit the tree

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: back Definition: support financial backing for Usage: back this enterprise

Hypernyms: finance Definition: obtain or provide money for Usage: Can we finance the addition to our home?

Synonyms: plump for, plunk for, endorse, indorse, back, support Definition: be behind; approve of Usage: He plumped for the Labor Party; I backed Kennedy in 1960

Hypernyms: sanction, O.K., okay, approve Definition: give sanction to Usage: I approve of his educational policies

Synonyms: indorse, second, endorse, back Definition: give support or one's approval to Usage: I'll second that motion; I can't back this plan; endorse a new project

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: back Definition: be in back of Usage: My garage backs their yard

Hypernyms: lie Definition: be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position

Synonyms for (adjective) back

Synonyms: back, hind, hinder Definition: located at or near the back of an animal Usage: back (or hind) legs; the hinder part of a carcass

Hypernyms: posterior Definition: located at or near or behind a part or near the end of a structure

Synonyms: back Definition: related to or located at the back Usage: the back yard; the back entrance

Hypernyms: backmost, rearmost, hindermost, hindmost Definition: located farthest to the rear

Hypernyms: rear, rearward Definition: located in or toward the back or rear Usage: the chair's rear legs; the rear door of the plane; on the rearward side

Synonyms: back Definition: of an earlier date Usage: back issues of the magazine

Hypernyms: noncurrent Definition: not current or belonging to the present time