Speak and write with confidence.

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) familiar

Synonyms: familiar, familiar spirit Definition: a spirit (usually in animal form) that acts as an assistant to a witch or wizard

Hypernyms: disembodied spirit, spirit Definition: any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings

Synonyms: companion, comrade, familiar, fellow, associate Definition: a friend who is frequently in the company of another Usage: drinking companions; comrades in arms

Hypernyms: friend Definition: a person you know well and regard with affection and trust Usage: he was my best friend at the university

Synonyms: familiar Definition: a person attached to the household of a high official (as a pope or bishop) who renders service in return for support

Hypernyms: servant, retainer Definition: a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)

Synonyms for (adjective) familiar

Synonyms: intimate, familiar Definition: having mutual interests or affections; of established friendship Usage: on familiar terms; pretending she is on an intimate footing with those she slanders

Hypernyms: close Definition: close in relevance or relationship Usage: a close family; we are all...in close sympathy with...; close kin; a close resemblance

Synonyms: familiar Definition: well known or easily recognized Usage: a familiar figure; familiar songs; familiar guests

Hypernyms: acquainted Definition: having fair knowledge of Usage: they were acquainted; fully acquainted with the facts

Hypernyms: beaten Definition: much trodden and worn smooth or bare Usage: did not stray from the beaten path

Hypernyms: long-familiar, well-known Definition: frequently experienced; known closely or intimately Usage: a long-familiar face; a well-known voice reached her ears

Hypernyms: old Definition: (used for emphasis) very familiar Usage: good old boy; same old story

Synonyms: familiar Definition: within normal everyday experience; common and ordinary; not strange Usage: familiar ordinary objects found in every home; a familiar everyday scene; a familiar excuse; a day like any other filled with familiar duties and experiences

Hypernyms: usual, common Definition: commonly encountered Usage: a common (or familiar) complaint; the usual greeting

Hypernyms: common or garden Definition: the usual or familiar type Usage: it is a common or garden sparrow

Hypernyms: everyday Definition: commonplace and ordinary Usage: the familiar everyday world

Synonyms: conversant, familiar Definition: (usually followed by `with') well informed about or knowing thoroughly Usage: conversant with business trends; familiar with the complex machinery; he was familiar with those roads

Hypernyms: informed Definition: having much knowledge or education Usage: an informed public; informed opinion; the informed customer