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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) excuse

Synonyms: excuse, apology Definition: a poor example Usage: it was an apology for a meal; a poor excuse for an automobile

Hypernyms: representative, illustration, instance, example Definition: an item of information that is typical of a class or group Usage: this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome; there is an example on page 10

Synonyms: excuse Definition: a note explaining an absence Usage: he had to get his mother to write an excuse for him

Hypernyms: billet, short letter, note, line Definition: a short personal letter Usage: drop me a line when you get there

Synonyms: alibi, self-justification, exculpation, excuse Definition: a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc. Usage: he kept finding excuses to stay; every day he had a new alibi for not getting a job; his transparent self-justification was unacceptable

Hypernyms: defence, defense, vindication Definition: the justification for some act or belief Usage: he offered a persuasive defense of the theory

Synonyms for (verb) excuse

Synonyms: excuse, condone Definition: excuse, overlook, or make allowances for; be lenient with Usage: excuse someone's behavior; She condoned her husband's occasional infidelities

Hypernyms: forgive Definition: stop blaming or grant forgiveness Usage: I forgave him his infidelity; She cannot forgive him for forgetting her birthday

Synonyms: excuse, explain Definition: serve as a reason or cause or justification of Usage: Your need to sleep late does not excuse your late arrival at work; Her recent divorce may explain her reluctance to date again

Hypernyms: vindicate, justify Definition: show to be right by providing justification or proof Usage: vindicate a claim

Synonyms: excuse, exempt, relieve, let off Definition: grant exemption or release to Usage: Please excuse me from this class

Hypernyms: free, justify, absolve Definition: let off the hook Usage: I absolve you from this responsibility

Synonyms: excuse, beg off Definition: ask for permission to be released from an engagement

Hypernyms: bespeak, call for, request, quest Definition: express the need or desire for; ask for Usage: She requested an extra bed in her room; She called for room service

Synonyms: rationalise, rationalize, justify, apologise, apologize, excuse Definition: defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning Usage: rationalize the child's seemingly crazy behavior; he rationalized his lack of success

Hypernyms: fend for, support, defend Definition: argue or speak in defense of Usage: She supported the motion to strike

Synonyms: pardon, excuse Definition: accept an excuse for Usage: Please excuse my dirty hands

Hypernyms: forgive Definition: stop blaming or grant forgiveness Usage: I forgave him his infidelity; She cannot forgive him for forgetting her birthday