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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) compound

Synonyms: compound Definition: an enclosure of residences and other building (especially in the Orient)

Hypernyms: enclosure Definition: a structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed for some purpose

Synonyms: compound Definition: a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts

Hypernyms: whole Definition: all of something including all its component elements or parts Usage: Europe considered as a whole; the whole of American literature

Synonyms: compound, chemical compound Definition: (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight

Hypernyms: chemical, chemical substance Definition: material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules

Synonyms for (verb) compound

Synonyms: combine, compound Definition: put or add together Usage: combine resources

Hypernyms: add Definition: make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of Usage: We added two students to that dorm room; She added a personal note to her letter; Add insult to injury; Add some extra plates to the dinner table

Synonyms: intensify, heighten, deepen, compound Definition: make more intense, stronger, or more marked Usage: The efforts were intensified, Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her; Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness; This event only deepened my convictions

Hypernyms: increase Definition: become bigger or greater in amount Usage: The amount of work increased

Synonyms: combine, compound Definition: combine so as to form a whole; mix Usage: compound the ingredients

Hypernyms: unify, mingle, mix, amalgamate, commix Definition: to bring or combine together or with something else Usage: resourcefully he mingled music and dance

Synonyms: compound Definition: create by mixing or combining

Hypernyms: set up, assemble, tack, tack together, put together, piece Definition: create by putting components or members together Usage: She pieced a quilt; He tacked together some verses; They set up a committee

Synonyms: compound Definition: calculate principal and interest

Hypernyms: account, calculate Definition: keep an account of

Synonyms for (adjective) compound

Synonyms: compound Definition: composed of more than one part Usage: compound leaves are composed of several lobes; compound flower heads

Hypernyms: bilobate, bilobated, bilobed Definition: having two lobes Usage: a bilobate leaf

Hypernyms: binate Definition: growing in two parts or in pairs Usage: binate leaves

Hypernyms: bipartite Definition: divided into two portions almost to the base

Hypernyms: bipinnate Definition: of a leaf shape; having doubly pinnate leaflets (as ferns)

Hypernyms: bipinnatifid Definition: pinnatifid with the segments also pinnatifid

Hypernyms: cleft, dissected Definition: having one or more incisions reaching nearly to the midrib

Hypernyms: conjugate Definition: (of a pinnate leaflet) having only one pair of leaflets

Hypernyms: decompound Definition: of a compound leaf; consisting of divisions that are themselves compound

Hypernyms: paripinnate, abruptly-pinnate, even-pinnate Definition: (of a leaf shape) pinnate with a pair of leaflets at the apex

Hypernyms: incised Definition: sharply and deeply indented

Hypernyms: lobate, lobed Definition: having deeply indented margins but with lobes not entirely separate from each other

Hypernyms: imparipinnate, odd-pinnate Definition: (a leaf shape) pinnate with a single leaflet at the apex

Hypernyms: palm-shaped, palmate Definition: of a leaf shape; having leaflets or lobes radiating from a common point

Hypernyms: palmatifid Definition: of a leaf shape; palmately cleft rather than lobed

Hypernyms: parted Definition: having a margin incised almost to the base so as to create distinct divisions or lobes

Hypernyms: pedate Definition: of a leaf shape; having radiating lobes, each deeply cleft or divided

Hypernyms: pinnate, pinnated Definition: (of a leaf shape) featherlike; having leaflets on each side of a common axis

Hypernyms: pinnatifid Definition: (of a leaf shape) cleft nearly to the midrib in broad divisions not separated into distinct leaflets

Hypernyms: pinnatisect Definition: (of a leaf shape) cleft nearly to the midrib in narrow divisions not separated into distinct leaflets

Hypernyms: quinquefoliate Definition: (of a leaf shape) having five leaflets

Hypernyms: radiate Definition: having rays or ray-like parts as in the flower heads of daisies

Hypernyms: ternate Definition: (of a leaf shape) consisting of three leaflets or sections

Hypernyms: trifoliate, trifoliated, trifoliolate Definition: (of a leaf shape) having three leaflets

Hypernyms: trilobate, trilobated, trilobed, three-lobed Definition: (of a leaf shape) divided into three lobes

Hypernyms: tripinnate, tripinnated Definition: (of a leaf shape) thrice pinnate

Hypernyms: tripinnatifid Definition: (of a leaf shape) bipinnatifid with segments pinnatifid

Synonyms: colonial, compound Definition: composed of many distinct individuals united to form a whole or colony Usage: coral is a colonial organism

Hypernyms: complex Definition: complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts Usage: a complex set of variations based on a simple folk melody; a complex mass of diverse laws and customs

Synonyms: compound Definition: consisting of two or more substances or ingredients or elements or parts Usage: soap is a compound substance; housetop is a compound word; a blackberry is a compound fruit

Hypernyms: complex Definition: complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts Usage: a complex set of variations based on a simple folk melody; a complex mass of diverse laws and customs