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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) bear down

Synonyms: bear down Definition: exert a force or cause a strain upon Usage: This tax bears down on the lower middle class

Hypernyms: charge, burden, saddle Definition: impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to Usage: He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend

Synonyms: bear down Definition: pay special attention to Usage: The lectures bore down on the political background

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

Synonyms: bear down Definition: exert full strength Usage: The pitcher bore down

Hypernyms: fight, contend, struggle Definition: be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight Usage: the tribesmen fought each other; Siblings are always fighting; Militant groups are contending for control of the country

Synonyms: bear down, charge Definition: to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle Usage: he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork

Hypernyms: rush Definition: attack suddenly

Synonyms: overbear, bear down Definition: contract the abdominal muscles during childbirth to ease delivery

Hypernyms: press, compact, compress, constrict, contract, squeeze Definition: squeeze or press together Usage: she compressed her lips; the spasm contracted the muscle

Synonyms: bear down, bear down on, weigh down, drag down, press down on Definition: exert a force with a heavy weight Usage: The snow bore down on the roof

Hypernyms: press Definition: exert pressure or force to or upon Usage: He pressed down on the boards; press your thumb on this spot