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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) cry

Synonyms: cry Definition: a fit of weeping Usage: had a good cry

Hypernyms: outburst, blowup, ebullition, effusion, gush Definition: an unrestrained expression of emotion

Synonyms: shout, vociferation, yell, cry, call, outcry Definition: a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition Usage: the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience

Hypernyms: utterance, vocalization Definition: the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication

Synonyms: cry, yell Definition: a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate) Usage: a cry of rage; a yell of pain

Hypernyms: utterance, vocalization Definition: the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication

Synonyms: rallying cry, battle cry, war cry, watchword, cry Definition: a slogan used to rally support for a cause Usage: a cry to arms; our watchword will be `democracy'

Hypernyms: slogan, shibboleth, catchword, motto Definition: a favorite saying of a sect or political group

Synonyms: cry Definition: the characteristic utterance of an animal Usage: animal cries filled the night

Hypernyms: sound Definition: the sudden occurrence of an audible event Usage: the sound awakened them

Synonyms for (verb) cry

Synonyms: cry, weep Definition: shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain Usage: She cried bitterly when she heard the news of his death; The girl in the wheelchair wept with frustration when she could not get up the stairs

Hypernyms: express emotion, express feelings Definition: give verbal or other expression to one's feelings

Synonyms: cry Definition: bring into a particular state by crying Usage: The little boy cried himself to sleep

Hypernyms: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: shout, call out, outcry, cry, cry out, exclaim Definition: utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy Usage: `I won!' he exclaimed; `Help!' she cried; `I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost

Hypernyms: express, utter, verbalise, verbalize, give tongue to Definition: articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise Usage: She expressed her anger; He uttered a curse

Synonyms: yell, holler, hollo, call, scream, shout, shout out, squall, cry Definition: utter a sudden loud cry Usage: she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle; I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me

Hypernyms: utter, let loose, let out, emit Definition: express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words) Usage: She let out a big heavy sigh; He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand

Synonyms: cry, blazon out Definition: proclaim or announce in public Usage: before we had newspapers, a town crier would cry the news; He cried his merchandise in the market square

Hypernyms: announce, denote Definition: make known; make an announcement Usage: She denoted her feelings clearly

Synonyms: cry Definition: utter a characteristic sound Usage: The cat was crying

Hypernyms: utter, let loose, let out, emit Definition: express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words) Usage: She let out a big heavy sigh; He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand

Synonyms: cry Definition: demand immediate action Usage: This situation is crying for attention

Hypernyms: want, need, require Definition: have need of Usage: This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner