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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) common

Synonyms: park, common, commons, green Definition: a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area Usage: they went for a walk in the park

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

Synonyms for (adjective) common

Synonyms: common Definition: having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual Usage: the common man; a common sailor; the common cold; a common nuisance; followed common procedure; it is common knowledge that she lives alone; the common housefly; a common brand of soap

Hypernyms: ordinary, average Definition: lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered Usage: average people; the ordinary (or common) man in the street

Hypernyms: popular, democratic Definition: representing or appealing to or adapted for the benefit of the people at large Usage: democratic art forms; a democratic or popular movement; popular thought; popular science; popular fiction

Hypernyms: demotic Definition: of or for the common people Usage: demotic entertainments; demotic speech; a poet with a keen ear for demotic rhythms

Hypernyms: frequent Definition: frequently encountered Usage: a frequent (or common) error is using the transitive verb `lay' for the intransitive `lie';

Hypernyms: general Definition: prevailing among and common to the general public Usage: the general discontent

Hypernyms: grassroots Definition: of or involving the common people as constituting a fundamental political and economic group Usage: a grassroots movement for nuclear disarmament

Hypernyms: standard Definition: commonly used or supplied Usage: standard procedure; standard car equipment

Synonyms: common Definition: belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public Usage: for the common good; common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

Hypernyms: communal Definition: for or by a group rather than individuals Usage: dipping each his bread into a communal dish of stew- Paul Roche; a communal settlement in which all earnings and food were shared; a group effort

Hypernyms: public Definition: affecting the people or community as a whole Usage: community leaders; community interests; the public welfare

Synonyms: usual, common Definition: commonly encountered Usage: a common (or familiar) complaint; the usual greeting

Hypernyms: familiar Definition: within normal everyday experience; common and ordinary; not strange Usage: familiar ordinary objects found in every home; a familiar everyday scene; a familiar excuse; a day like any other filled with familiar duties and experiences

Synonyms: common, vernacular, vulgar Definition: being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language Usage: common parlance; a vernacular term; vernacular speakers; the vulgar tongue of the masses; the technical and vulgar names for an animal species

Hypernyms: informal Definition: used of spoken and written language

Synonyms: plebeian, vulgar, unwashed, common Definition: of or associated with the great masses of people Usage: the common people in those days suffered greatly; behavior that branded him as common; his square plebeian nose; a vulgar and objectionable person; the unwashed masses

Hypernyms: lowborn Definition: of humble birth or origins Usage: a topsy-turvy society of lowborn rich and blue-blooded poor

Synonyms: common Definition: to be expected; standard Usage: common decency

Hypernyms: ordinary Definition: not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree Usage: ordinary everyday objects; ordinary decency; an ordinary day; an ordinary wine

Synonyms: coarse, common, vulgar, uncouth, rough-cut Definition: lacking refinement or cultivation or taste Usage: he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind; behavior that branded him as common; an untutored and uncouth human being; an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy; appealing to the vulgar taste for violence; the vulgar display of the newly rich

Hypernyms: unrefined Definition: (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth Usage: how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?

Synonyms: mutual, common Definition: common to or shared by two or more parties Usage: a common friend; the mutual interests of management and labor

Hypernyms: shared Definition: have in common; held or experienced in common Usage: two shared valence electrons forming a bond between adjacent nuclei; a shared interest in philately

Synonyms: coarse, common Definition: of low or inferior quality or value Usage: of what coarse metal ye are molded- Shakespeare; produced...the common cloths used by the poorer population

Hypernyms: inferior Definition: of low or inferior quality