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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) cite

Synonyms: mention, quotation, reference, citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit Definition: a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage Usage: the student's essay failed to list several important citations; the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book; the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

Hypernyms: annotation, notation, note Definition: a comment or instruction (usually added) Usage: his notes were appended at the end of the article; he added a short notation to the address on the envelope

Synonyms for (verb) cite

Synonyms: summon, summons, cite Definition: call in an official matter, such as to attend court

Hypernyms: call, send for Definition: order, request, or command to come Usage: She was called into the director's office; Call the police!

Synonyms: abduce, adduce, cite Definition: advance evidence for

Hypernyms: bear witness, prove, show, testify, evidence Definition: provide evidence for Usage: The blood test showed that he was the father; Her behavior testified to her incompetence

Synonyms: cite, mention Definition: commend Usage: he was cited for his outstanding achievements

Hypernyms: notice, acknowledge Definition: express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with Usage: He never acknowledges his colleagues when they run into him in the hallway; She acknowledged his complement with a smile; it is important to acknowledge the work of others in one's own writing

Synonyms: cite, quote Definition: repeat a passage from Usage: He quoted the Bible to her

Hypernyms: ingeminate, iterate, reiterate, repeat, restate, retell Definition: to say, state, or perform again Usage: She kept reiterating her request

Synonyms: quote, cite Definition: refer to for illustration or proof Usage: He said he could quote several instances of this behavior

Hypernyms: name, cite, bring up, advert, mention, refer Definition: make reference to Usage: His name was mentioned in connection with the invention

Synonyms: name, cite, bring up, advert, mention, refer Definition: make reference to Usage: His name was mentioned in connection with the invention

Hypernyms: have in mind, think of, mean Definition: intend to refer to Usage: I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France; Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!

Synonyms: cite, reference Definition: refer to Usage: he referenced his colleagues' work

Hypernyms: compose, write, indite, pen Definition: produce a literary work Usage: She composed a poem; He wrote four novels