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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) dead

Synonyms: dead Definition: people who are no longer living Usage: they buried the dead

Hypernyms: people Definition: (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively Usage: old people; there were at least 200 people in the audience

Synonyms: dead Definition: a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense Usage: the dead of winter

Hypernyms: time Definition: an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities) Usage: he waited a long time; the time of year for planting; he was a great actor in his time

Synonyms for (adjective) dead

Synonyms: dead Definition: devoid of activity Usage: this is a dead town; nothing ever happens here

Hypernyms: inactive Definition: lacking activity; lying idle or unused Usage: an inactive mine; inactive accounts; inactive machinery

Synonyms: dead Definition: physically inactive Usage: Crater Lake is in the crater of a dead volcano of the Cascade Range

Hypernyms: extinct Definition: (of e.g. volcanos) permanently inactive Usage: an extinct volcano

Synonyms: dead Definition: no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life Usage: the nerve is dead; a dead pallor; he was marked as a dead man by the assassin

Hypernyms: deceased, departed, gone, asleep, at peace, at rest Definition: dead Usage: he is deceased; our dear departed friend

Hypernyms: assassinated Definition: murdered by surprise attack for political reasons Usage: the 20th century has seen too many assassinated leaders

Hypernyms: exsanguine, exsanguinous, bloodless Definition: destitute of blood or apparently so Usage: the bloodless carcass of my Hector sold- John Dryden

Hypernyms: brain dead Definition: having irreversible loss of brain function as indicated by a persistent flat electroencephalogram Usage: was declared brain dead

Hypernyms: breathless, pulseless, inanimate Definition: appearing dead; not breathing or having no perceptible pulse Usage: an inanimate body; pulseless and dead

Hypernyms: cold Definition: lacking the warmth of life Usage: cold in his grave

Hypernyms: d.o.a. Definition: abbreviation for `dead on arrival' at the emergency room

Hypernyms: deathlike, deathly Definition: having the physical appearance of death Usage: a deathly pallor

Hypernyms: defunct Definition: having ceased to exist or live Usage: the will of a defunct aunt; a defunct Indian tribe

Hypernyms: doomed Definition: marked for certain death Usage: the black spot told the old sailor he was doomed

Hypernyms: executed Definition: put to death as punishment Usage: claimed the body of the executed traitor

Hypernyms: fallen Definition: killed in battle Usage: to honor fallen soldiers

Hypernyms: late Definition: having died recently Usage: her late husband

Hypernyms: lifeless, exanimate Definition: deprived of life; no longer living Usage: a lifeless body

Hypernyms: murdered Definition: killed unlawfully Usage: the murdered woman; lay a wreath on murdered Lincoln's bier

Hypernyms: nonviable Definition: not capable of living or developing successfully

Hypernyms: slain Definition: killed; `slain' is formal or literary as in "slain warriors" Usage: a picture of St. George and the slain dragon

Hypernyms: stillborn Definition: (of newborn infant) showing no signs of life at birth; not liveborn Usage: a stillborn baby

Hypernyms: stone-dead Definition: as lifeless as a stone

Synonyms: dead Definition: not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat Usage: Mars is a dead planet; dead soil; dead coals; the fire is dead

Hypernyms: extinct, out Definition: being out or having grown cold Usage: threw his extinct cigarette into the stream; the fire is out

Hypernyms: lifeless Definition: not having the capacity to support life Usage: a lifeless planet

Hypernyms: out of play Definition: (of a ball) "a ball that is out of play is dead"

Synonyms: drained, dead Definition: drained of electric charge; discharged Usage: a dead battery; left the lights on and came back to find the battery drained

Hypernyms: uncharged Definition: of a particle or body or system; having no charge Usage: an uncharged particle; an uncharged battery

Synonyms: dead, utter Definition: complete Usage: came to a dead stop; utter seriousness

Hypernyms: complete Definition: having every necessary or normal part or component or step Usage: a complete meal; a complete wardrobe; a complete set of the Britannica; a complete set of china; a complete defeat; a complete accounting

Synonyms: dead Definition: no longer having force or relevance Usage: a dead issue

Hypernyms: noncurrent Definition: not current or belonging to the present time

Synonyms: dead Definition: out of use or operation because of a fault or breakdown Usage: a dead telephone line; the motor is dead

Hypernyms: inoperative Definition: not working or taking effect Usage: an inoperative law

Synonyms: dead Definition: lacking resilience or bounce Usage: a dead tennis ball

Hypernyms: inelastic Definition: not elastic Usage: economists speak of an inelastic price structure

Synonyms: dead Definition: not surviving in active use Usage: Latin is a dead language

Hypernyms: extinct, nonextant Definition: no longer in existence; lost or especially having died out leaving no living representatives Usage: an extinct species of fish; an extinct royal family; extinct laws and customs

Synonyms: stagnant, dead Definition: not circulating or flowing Usage: dead air; dead water; stagnant water

Hypernyms: standing Definition: (of fluids) not moving or flowing Usage: mosquitoes breed in standing water

Synonyms: dead Definition: unerringly accurate Usage: a dead shot; took dead aim

Hypernyms: precise Definition: sharply exact or accurate or delimited Usage: a precise mind; specified a precise amount; arrived at the precise moment

Synonyms: dead, idle Definition: not yielding a return Usage: dead capital; idle funds

Hypernyms: unprofitable Definition: producing little or no profit or gain Usage: deposits abandoned by mining companies as unprofitable

Synonyms: dead Definition: lacking acoustic resonance Usage: dead sounds characteristic of some compact discs; the dead wall surfaces of a recording studio

Hypernyms: unreverberant, nonresonant Definition: not reverberant; lacking a tendency to reverberate

Synonyms: deadened, dead Definition: devoid of physical sensation; numb Usage: his gums were dead from the novocain; she felt no discomfort as the dentist drilled her deadened tooth; a public desensitized by continuous television coverage of atrocities

Hypernyms: insensitive Definition: not responsive to physical stimuli Usage: insensitive to radiation

Synonyms: numb, dead Definition: (followed by `to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity; unresponsive Usage: passersby were dead to our plea for help; numb to the cries for mercy

Hypernyms: insensitive Definition: deficient in human sensibility; not mentally or morally sensitive Usage: insensitive to the needs of the patients

Synonyms: bushed, all in, beat, dead Definition: very tired Usage: was all in at the end of the day; so beat I could flop down and go to sleep anywhere; bushed after all that exercise; I'm dead after that long trip

Hypernyms: tired Definition: depleted of strength or energy Usage: tired mothers with crying babies; too tired to eat