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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) drift

Synonyms: drift, gallery, heading Definition: a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine Usage: they dug a drift parallel with the vein

Hypernyms: passageway Definition: a passage between rooms or between buildings

Synonyms: purport, drift Definition: the pervading meaning or tenor Usage: caught the general drift of the conversation

Hypernyms: strain, tenor Definition: the general meaning or substance of an utterance Usage: although I disagreed with him I could follow the tenor of his argument

Synonyms: trend, movement, drift Definition: a general tendency to change (as of opinion) Usage: not openly liberal but that is the trend of the book; a broad movement of the electorate to the right

Hypernyms: inclination, disposition, tendency Definition: an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others Usage: he had an inclination to give up too easily; a tendency to be too strict

Synonyms: drift Definition: a large mass of material that is heaped up by the wind or by water currents

Hypernyms: mass Definition: a body of matter without definite shape Usage: a huge ice mass

Synonyms: drift, impetus, impulsion Definition: a force that moves something along

Hypernyms: force Definition: (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity Usage: force equals mass times acceleration

Synonyms: drift Definition: the gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane)

Hypernyms: natural action, natural process, action, activity Definition: a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings) Usage: the action of natural forces; volcanic activity

Synonyms: drift Definition: a process of linguistic change over a period of time

Hypernyms: linguistic process Definition: a process involved in human language

Synonyms for (verb) drift

Synonyms: drift Definition: be piled up in banks or heaps by the force of wind or a current Usage: snow drifting several feet high; sand drifting like snow

Hypernyms: pile up, accumulate, amass, cumulate, conglomerate, gather Definition: collect or gather Usage: Journals are accumulating in my office; The work keeps piling up

Synonyms: drift Definition: be subject to fluctuation Usage: The stock market drifted upward

Hypernyms: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: drift Definition: drive slowly and far afield for grazing Usage: drift the cattle herds westwards

Hypernyms: graze, pasture, crop Definition: let feed in a field or pasture or meadow

Synonyms: drift Definition: cause to be carried by a current Usage: drift the boats downstream

Hypernyms: float Definition: set afloat Usage: He floated the logs down the river; The boy floated his toy boat on the pond

Synonyms: tramp, swan, stray, drift, cast, roam, ramble, range, vagabond, wander, roll, rove Definition: move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment Usage: The gypsies roamed the woods; roving vagabonds; the wandering Jew; The cattle roam across the prairie; the laborers drift from one town to the next; They rolled from town to town

Hypernyms: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: drift, float, blow, be adrift Definition: be in motion due to some air or water current Usage: The leaves were blowing in the wind; the boat drifted on the lake; The sailboat was adrift on the open sea; the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore

Hypernyms: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: drift Definition: move in an unhurried fashion Usage: The unknown young man drifted among the invited guests

Hypernyms: circulate Definition: move around freely Usage: She circulates among royalty

Synonyms: stray, drift, err Definition: wander from a direct course or at random Usage: The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her; don't drift from the set course

Hypernyms: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: drift, freewheel Definition: live unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely Usage: My son drifted around for years in California before going to law school

Hypernyms: subsist, survive, live, exist Definition: support oneself Usage: he could barely exist on such a low wage; Can you live on $2000 a month in New York City?; Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day

Synonyms: drift Definition: vary or move from a fixed point or course Usage: stock prices are drifting higher

Hypernyms: vary Definition: be subject to change in accordance with a variable Usage: Prices vary; His moods vary depending on the weather