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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 (verb) consume

Synonyms: consume Definition: engage fully Usage: The effort to pass the exam consumed all his energy

Hypernyms: absorb, engage, engross, occupy Definition: consume all of one's attention or time Usage: Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely

Synonyms: consume, eat, eat up, deplete, run through, wipe out, use up, exhaust Definition: use up (resources or materials) Usage: this car consumes a lot of gas; We exhausted our savings; They run through 20 bottles of wine a week

Hypernyms: spend, expend, drop Definition: pay out Usage: spend money

Synonyms: consume, squander, waste, ware Definition: spend extravagantly Usage: waste not, want not

Hypernyms: spend, expend, drop Definition: pay out Usage: spend money

Synonyms: consume, down, devour, go through Definition: eat immoderately Usage: Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal

Hypernyms: eat Definition: take in solid food Usage: She was eating a banana; What did you eat for dinner last night?

Synonyms: consume Definition: destroy completely Usage: The fire consumed the building

Hypernyms: ruin, destroy Definition: destroy completely; damage irreparably Usage: You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!; The tears ruined her make-up