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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) expand

Synonyms: expand Definition: become larger in size or volume or quantity Usage: his business expanded rapidly

Hypernyms: grow Definition: become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain Usage: The problem grew too large for me; Her business grew fast

Synonyms: blow up, expand, amplify, inflate Definition: exaggerate or make bigger Usage: The charges were inflated

Hypernyms: increase Definition: make bigger or more Usage: The boss finally increased her salary; The university increased the number of students it admitted

Synonyms: boom, flourish, expand, thrive Definition: grow vigorously Usage: The deer population in this town is thriving; business is booming

Hypernyms: grow Definition: become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain Usage: The problem grew too large for me; Her business grew fast

Synonyms: expand, extend Definition: expand the influence of Usage: The King extended his rule to the Eastern part of the continent

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: expand Definition: make bigger or wider in size, volume, or quantity Usage: expand the house by adding another wing

Hypernyms: enlarge Definition: make larger Usage: She enlarged the flower beds

Synonyms: lucubrate, dilate, elaborate, expand, expatiate, exposit, expound, enlarge, flesh out Definition: add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing Usage: She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation

Hypernyms: clarify, clear up, elucidate Definition: make clear and (more) comprehensible Usage: clarify the mystery surrounding her death

Synonyms: expand, spread out Definition: extend in one or more directions Usage: The dough expands

Hypernyms: grow Definition: become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain Usage: The problem grew too large for me; Her business grew fast