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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) bar

Synonyms: prevention, bar Definition: the act of preventing Usage: there was no bar against leaving; money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza

Hypernyms: interference, hinderance, hindrance Definition: the act of hindering or obstructing or impeding

Synonyms: bar Definition: a rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon Usage: there were bars in the windows to prevent escape

Hypernyms: implement Definition: instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end

Synonyms: bar Definition: an obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal Usage: it was an excellent kick but the ball hit the bar

Hypernyms: obstructer, obstruction, obstructor, impediment, impedimenta Definition: any structure that makes progress difficult

Synonyms: bar Definition: a counter where you can obtain food or drink Usage: he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar

Hypernyms: counter Definition: table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted

Synonyms: bar Definition: (law) a railing that encloses the part of the courtroom where the judges and lawyers sit and the case is tried Usage: spectators were not allowed past the bar

Hypernyms: rail, railing Definition: a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports

Synonyms: bar Definition: a heating element in an electric fire Usage: an electric fire with three bars

Hypernyms: heating element Definition: the component of a heater or range that transforms fuel or electricity into heat

Synonyms: bar Definition: a horizontal rod that serves as a support for gymnasts as they perform exercises

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

Synonyms: bar, barroom, taproom, saloon, ginmill Definition: a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter Usage: he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar

Hypernyms: room Definition: an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling Usage: the rooms were very small but they had a nice view

Synonyms: Browning automatic rifle, BAR Definition: a portable .30 caliber automatic rifle operated by gas pressure and fed by cartridges from a magazine; used by United States troops in World War I and in World War II and in the Korean War

Hypernyms: automatic, automatic rifle, machine rifle Definition: light machine gun

Synonyms: cake, bar Definition: a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax) Usage: a bar of chocolate

Hypernyms: block Definition: a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides) Usage: the pyramids were built with large stone blocks

Synonyms: bar, streak, stripe Definition: a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background Usage: a green toad with small black stripes or bars; may the Stars and Stripes forever wave

Hypernyms: marking Definition: a pattern of marks

Synonyms: bar, measure Definition: musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats Usage: the orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song

Hypernyms: musical notation Definition: (music) notation used by musicians

Synonyms: legal community, legal profession, bar Definition: the body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction Usage: he was admitted to the bar in New Jersey

Hypernyms: profession Definition: the body of people in a learned occupation Usage: the news spread rapidly through the medical profession; they formed a community of scientists

Synonyms: bar Definition: a submerged (or partly submerged) ridge in a river or along a shore Usage: the boat ran aground on a submerged bar in the river

Hypernyms: barrier Definition: anything serving to maintain separation by obstructing vision or access

Hypernyms: ridge Definition: a long narrow natural elevation or striation

Synonyms: bar Definition: (meteorology) a unit of pressure equal to a million dynes per square centimeter Usage: unfortunately some writers have used bar for one dyne per square centimeter

Hypernyms: pressure unit Definition: a unit measuring force per unit area

Synonyms for (verb) bar

Synonyms: bar, debar, exclude Definition: prevent from entering; keep out Usage: He was barred from membership in the club

Hypernyms: prohibit, proscribe, disallow, veto, nix, forbid, interdict Definition: command against Usage: I forbid you to call me late at night; Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store; Dad nixed our plans

Synonyms: bar Definition: secure with, or as if with, bars Usage: He barred the door

Hypernyms: fix, fasten, secure Definition: cause to be firmly attached Usage: fasten the lock onto the door; she fixed her gaze on the man

Synonyms: stop, bar, barricade, block, block off, block up, blockade Definition: render unsuitable for passage Usage: block the way; barricade the streets; stop the busy road

Hypernyms: jam, close up, block, impede, obstruct, obturate, occlude Definition: block passage through Usage: obstruct the path

Synonyms: relegate, banish, bar Definition: expel, as if by official decree Usage: he was banished from his own country

Hypernyms: kick out, expel, throw out Definition: force to leave or move out Usage: He was expelled from his native country