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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) detain

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