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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) background

Synonyms: backcloth, backdrop, background Definition: scenery hung at back of stage

Hypernyms: scene, scenery Definition: the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale Usage: they worked all night painting the scenery

Synonyms: background, desktop, screen background Definition: (computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear

Hypernyms: screen, CRT screen Definition: the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube

Synonyms: background Definition: a person's social heritage: previous experience or training Usage: he is a lawyer with a sports background

Hypernyms: heritage, inheritance Definition: any attribute or immaterial possession that is inherited from ancestors Usage: my only inheritance was my mother's blessing; the world's heritage of knowledge

Synonyms: background, background knowledge Definition: information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem Usage: the embassy filled him in on the background of the incident

Hypernyms: information Definition: knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction

Synonyms: background, ground Definition: the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground Usage: he posed her against a background of rolling hills

Hypernyms: scene, panorama, view, vista, prospect, aspect Definition: the visual percept of a region Usage: the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views

Synonyms: background Definition: relatively unimportant or inconspicuous accompanying situation Usage: when the rain came he could hear the sound of thunder in the background

Hypernyms: concomitant, accompaniment, attendant, co-occurrence Definition: an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another

Synonyms: background, background signal Definition: extraneous signals that can be confused with the phenomenon to be observed or measured Usage: they got a bad connection and could hardly hear one another over the background signals

Hypernyms: interference, disturbance, noise Definition: electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication

Synonyms: setting, scope, background Definition: the state of the environment in which a situation exists Usage: you can't do that in a university setting

Hypernyms: environment Definition: the totality of surrounding conditions Usage: he longed for the comfortable environment of his living room

Synonyms for (verb) background

Synonyms: downplay, play down, background Definition: understate the importance or quality of Usage: he played down his royal ancestry

Hypernyms: punctuate, accent, accentuate, stress, emphasise, emphasize Definition: to stress, single out as important Usage: Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet