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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) crank

Synonyms: crank, starter Definition: a hand tool consisting of a rotating shaft with parallel handle

Hypernyms: hand tool Definition: a tool used with workers' hands

Synonyms: trash, meth, methamphetamine, methamphetamine hydrochloride, Methedrine, chalk, chicken feed, shabu, crank, deoxyephedrine, glass, ice Definition: an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant

Hypernyms: pep pill, speed, amphetamine, upper Definition: a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression

Hypernyms: controlled substance Definition: a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law

Synonyms: crackpot, crank, screwball, fruitcake, nut, nut case Definition: a whimsically eccentric person

Hypernyms: eccentric, eccentric person, geek, flake, oddball Definition: a person with an unusual or odd personality

Synonyms: grouch, grump, churl, crank, crosspatch Definition: a bad-tempered person

Hypernyms: unpleasant person, disagreeable person Definition: a person who is not pleasant or agreeable

Synonyms for (verb) crank

Synonyms: crank Definition: bend into the shape of a crank

Hypernyms: turn, twist, bend, flex, deform Definition: cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form Usage: bend the rod; twist the dough into a braid; the strong man could turn an iron bar

Synonyms: crank Definition: fasten with a crank

Hypernyms: fix, fasten, secure Definition: cause to be firmly attached Usage: fasten the lock onto the door; she fixed her gaze on the man

Synonyms: crank, crank up Definition: rotate with a crank

Hypernyms: rotate, circumvolve Definition: cause to turn on an axis or center Usage: Rotate the handle

Synonyms: crank, crank up Definition: start by cranking Usage: crank up the engine

Hypernyms: start, start up Definition: get going or set in motion Usage: We simply could not start the engine; start up the computer

Synonyms: crank, zigzag Definition: travel along a zigzag path Usage: The river zigzags through the countryside

Hypernyms: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms for (adjective) crank

Synonyms: crank, cranky, tippy, tender Definition: (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail

Hypernyms: unstable Definition: lacking stability or fixity or firmness Usage: unstable political conditions; the tower proved to be unstable in the high wind; an unstable world economy