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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) CENTER

Synonyms: center Definition: a position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game

Hypernyms: position Definition: (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player Usage: what position does he play?

Synonyms: center Definition: (American football) the position of the player on the line of scrimmage who puts the ball in play Usage: it is a center's responsibility to get the football to the quarterback

Hypernyms: lineman Definition: (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed on the line of scrimmage

Synonyms: center Definition: the position on a hockey team of the player who participates in the face off at the beginning of the game

Hypernyms: position Definition: (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player Usage: what position does he play?

Synonyms: center, centre Definition: a building dedicated to a particular activity Usage: they were raising money to build a new center for research

Hypernyms: building, edifice Definition: a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place Usage: there was a three-story building on the corner; it was an imposing edifice

Synonyms: center, center field, centerfield Definition: the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher Usage: he hit the ball to deep center

Hypernyms: piece of ground, piece of land, tract, parcel, parcel of land Definition: an extended area of land

Synonyms: mall, center, plaza, shopping center, shopping centre, shopping mall Definition: mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace Usage: a good plaza should have a movie house; they spent their weekends at the local malls

Hypernyms: mercantile establishment, retail store, sales outlet, outlet Definition: a place of business for retailing goods

Synonyms: nerve center, nerve centre, centre, center Definition: a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process Usage: in most people the speech center is in the left hemisphere

Hypernyms: neural structure Definition: a structure that is part of the nervous system

Synonyms: center, center of attention, centre, centre of attention Definition: the object upon which interest and attention focuses Usage: his stories made him the center of the party

Hypernyms: object Definition: the focus of cognitions or feelings Usage: objects of thought; the object of my affection

Synonyms: gist, heart, heart and soul, nub, nitty-gritty, essence, core, centre, center, pith, meat, inwardness, kernel, marrow, substance, sum Definition: the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience Usage: the gist of the prosecutor's argument; the heart and soul of the Republican Party; the nub of the story

Hypernyms: mental object, content, cognitive content Definition: the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned

Synonyms: centre, center Definition: the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering

Hypernyms: confection, sweet Definition: a food rich in sugar

Synonyms: center Definition: politically moderate persons; centrists

Hypernyms: social class, socio-economic class, class, stratum Definition: people having the same social, economic, or educational status Usage: the working class; an emerging professional class

Synonyms: center Definition: the middle of a military or naval formation Usage: they had to reinforce the center

Hypernyms: formation Definition: an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit Usage: a defensive formation; a formation of planes

Synonyms: centre, center Definition: a place where some particular activity is concentrated Usage: they received messages from several centers

Hypernyms: property, place Definition: any area set aside for a particular purpose Usage: who owns this place?; the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

Synonyms: center, centre, midpoint Definition: a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure

Hypernyms: point Definition: the precise location of something; a spatially limited location Usage: she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

Synonyms: eye, heart, centre, center, middle Definition: an area that is approximately central within some larger region Usage: it is in the center of town; they ran forward into the heart of the struggle; they were in the eye of the storm

Hypernyms: area, country Definition: a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography) Usage: it was a mountainous area; Bible country

Synonyms: center, snapper Definition: (football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback Usage: the center fumbled the handoff

Hypernyms: lineman Definition: one of the players on the line of scrimmage

Synonyms: center Definition: (basketball) the person who plays center on a basketball team

Hypernyms: basketball player, basketeer, cager Definition: an athlete who plays basketball

Synonyms: center Definition: (ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team

Hypernyms: hockey player, ice-hockey player Definition: an athlete who plays hockey

Synonyms for (verb) CENTER

Synonyms: focus, concentrate, center, centre, rivet, pore Definition: direct one's attention on something Usage: Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies

Hypernyms: think, cogitate, cerebrate Definition: use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments Usage: I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere

Synonyms: centre, center Definition: move into the center Usage: That vase in the picture is not centered

Hypernyms: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: revolve about, revolve around, concentrate on, focus on, center, center on Definition: center upon Usage: Her entire attention centered on her children; Our day revolved around our work

Hypernyms: concern, bear on, come to, refer, relate, touch, touch on, have-to doe with, pertain Definition: be relevant to Usage: There were lots of questions referring to her talk; My remark pertained to your earlier comments

Synonyms for (adjective) CENTER

Synonyms: center, middle, midway, halfway Definition: equally distant from the extremes

Hypernyms: central Definition: in or near a center or constituting a center; the inner area Usage: a central position

Synonyms: center Definition: of or belonging to neither the right nor the left politically or intellectually

Hypernyms: centrist, middle-of-the-road Definition: supporting or pursuing a course of action that is neither liberal nor conservative