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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) delay

Synonyms: delay, holdup Definition: the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time

Hypernyms: inactivity Definition: being inactive; being less active

Synonyms: delay, postponement, time lag, hold, wait Definition: time during which some action is awaited Usage: instant replay caused too long a delay; he ordered a hold in the action

Hypernyms: pause, break, intermission, interruption, suspension Definition: a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something

Synonyms for (verb) delay

Synonyms: delay, retard, check Definition: slow the growth or development of Usage: The brain damage will retard the child's language development

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: delay, detain, hold up Definition: cause to be slowed down or delayed Usage: Traffic was delayed by the bad weather; she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform

Hypernyms: retard, slow, slow down, slow up, decelerate Definition: lose velocity; move more slowly Usage: The car decelerated

Synonyms: stay, delay, detain Definition: stop or halt Usage: Please stay the bloodshed!

Hypernyms: delay, retard, check Definition: slow the growth or development of Usage: The brain damage will retard the child's language development

Synonyms: delay Definition: act later than planned, scheduled, or required Usage: Don't delay your application to graduate school or else it won't be considered

Hypernyms: hold back, hold off, wait Definition: wait before acting Usage: the scientists held off announcing their results until they repeated the experiment