Speak and write with confidence.

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) backbone

Synonyms: backbone Definition: the part of a network that connects other networks together Usage: the backbone is the part of a communication network that carries the heaviest traffic

Hypernyms: connecter, connection, connective, connector, connexion Definition: an instrumentality that connects Usage: he soldered the connection; he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers

Synonyms: spine, backbone Definition: the part of a book's cover that encloses the inner side of the book's pages and that faces outward when the book is shelved Usage: the title and author were printed on the spine of the book

Hypernyms: part, portion Definition: something less than the whole of a human artifact Usage: the rear part of the house; glue the two parts together

Synonyms: gumption, guts, grit, sand, moxie, backbone Definition: fortitude and determination Usage: he didn't have the guts to try it

Hypernyms: fortitude Definition: strength of mind that enables one to endure adversity with courage

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: lynchpin, mainstay, keystone, linchpin, backbone, anchor Definition: a central cohesive source of support and stability Usage: faith is his anchor; the keystone of campaign reform was the ban on soft money; he is the linchpin of this firm

Hypernyms: support Definition: something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest Usage: the policy found little public support; his faith was all the support he needed; the team enjoyed the support of their fans