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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) canvass

Synonyms: canvas, canvass Definition: a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)

Hypernyms: fabric, material, cloth, textile Definition: artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers Usage: the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent; woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC; she measured off enough material for a dress

Synonyms: canvas, canvass Definition: the mat that forms the floor of the ring in which boxers or professional wrestlers compete Usage: the boxer picked himself up off the canvas

Hypernyms: mat, gym mat Definition: sports equipment consisting of a piece of thick padding on the floor for gymnastic sports

Synonyms: canvas, canvass Definition: an oil painting on canvas fabric

Hypernyms: oil painting Definition: a picture painted with oil paints

Synonyms: canvas, canvas tent, canvass Definition: a tent made of canvas fabric

Hypernyms: tent, collapsible shelter Definition: a portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs) Usage: he pitched his tent near the creek

Synonyms: sail, sheet, canvas, canvass Definition: a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel

Hypernyms: piece of cloth, piece of material Definition: a separate part consisting of fabric

Synonyms: public opinion poll, poll, opinion poll, canvass Definition: an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people

Hypernyms: inquiry, research, enquiry Definition: a search for knowledge Usage: their pottery deserves more research than it has received

Synonyms: canvas, canvass Definition: the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account Usage: the crowded canvas of history; the movie demanded a dramatic canvas of sound

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

Synonyms for (verb) canvass

Synonyms: poll, canvas, canvass Definition: get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions

Hypernyms: survey Definition: make a survey of; for statistical purposes

Synonyms: canvas, canvass Definition: solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign

Hypernyms: tap, beg, solicit Definition: make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently Usage: Henry IV solicited the Pope for a divorce; My neighbor keeps soliciting money for different charities