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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) dig

Synonyms: jab, dig Definition: the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow Usage: she gave me a sharp dig in the ribs

Hypernyms: touch, touching Definition: the act of putting two things together with no space between them Usage: at his touch the room filled with lights

Synonyms: dig, digging, excavation Definition: the act of digging Usage: there's an interesting excavation going on near Princeton

Hypernyms: creating by removal Definition: the act of creating by removing something

Synonyms: dig Definition: a small gouge (as in the cover of a book) Usage: the book was in good condition except for a dig in the back cover

Hypernyms: dent, ding, gouge, nick Definition: an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)

Synonyms: dig, slam, shaft, shot, barb, jibe, gibe Definition: an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect Usage: his parting shot was `drop dead'; she threw shafts of sarcasm; she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

Hypernyms: input, remark, comment Definition: a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information Usage: from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account

Synonyms: dig, archeological site, excavation Definition: the site of an archeological exploration Usage: they set up camp next to the dig

Hypernyms: site, land site Definition: the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located) Usage: a good site for the school

Synonyms for (verb) dig

Synonyms: dig, compass, comprehend, get the picture, grasp, grok, apprehend, savvy Definition: get the meaning of something Usage: Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?

Hypernyms: understand Definition: know and comprehend the nature or meaning of Usage: She did not understand her husband; I understand what she means

Synonyms: stab, poke, prod, dig, jab Definition: poke or thrust abruptly Usage: he jabbed his finger into her ribs

Hypernyms: thrust Definition: push forcefully Usage: He thrust his chin forward

Synonyms: delve, dig, cut into, turn over Definition: turn up, loosen, or remove earth Usage: Dig we must; turn over the soil for aeration

Hypernyms: remove, withdraw, take, take away Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment

Synonyms: dig, excavate, hollow Definition: remove the inner part or the core of Usage: the mining company wants to excavate the hillside

Hypernyms: remove, withdraw, take, take away Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment

Synonyms: dig, dig out Definition: create by digging Usage: dig a hole; dig out a channel

Hypernyms: core out, hollow, hollow out Definition: remove the interior of Usage: hollow out a tree trunk

Synonyms: dig Definition: thrust down or into Usage: dig the oars into the water; dig your foot into the floor

Hypernyms: thrust Definition: push forcefully Usage: He thrust his chin forward

Synonyms: dig, dig out, dig up Definition: remove, harvest, or recover by digging Usage: dig salt; dig coal

Hypernyms: unearth, excavate Definition: recover through digging Usage: Schliemann excavated Troy; excavate gold

Synonyms: moil, drudge, dig, fag, grind, labor, labour, toil, travail Definition: work hard Usage: She was digging away at her math homework; Lexicographers drudge all day long

Hypernyms: do work, work Definition: be employed Usage: Is your husband working again?; My wife never worked; Do you want to work after the age of 60?; She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money; She works as a waitress to put herself through college