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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) FAMILY

Synonyms: family, family unit Definition: primary social group; parents and children Usage: he wanted to have a good job before starting a family

Hypernyms: kin, kin group, kindred, kinship group, clan, tribe Definition: group of people related by blood or marriage

Synonyms: family, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, phratry, sept Definition: people descended from a common ancestor Usage: his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower

Hypernyms: pedigree, parentage, origin, blood, blood line, bloodline, ancestry, line, line of descent, lineage, descent, stemma, stock Definition: the descendants of one individual Usage: his entire lineage has been warriors

Synonyms: class, category, family Definition: a collection of things sharing a common attribute Usage: there are two classes of detergents

Hypernyms: aggregation, accumulation, assemblage, collection Definition: several things grouped together or considered as a whole

Synonyms: home, house, household, family, menage Definition: a social unit living together Usage: he moved his family to Virginia; It was a good Christian household; I waited until the whole house was asleep; the teacher asked how many people made up his home

Hypernyms: unit, social unit Definition: an organization regarded as part of a larger social group Usage: the coach said the offensive unit did a good job; after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit

Synonyms: family Definition: (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera Usage: sharks belong to the fish family

Hypernyms: taxon, taxonomic category, taxonomic group Definition: animal or plant group having natural relations

Synonyms: family, fellowship Definition: an association of people who share common beliefs or activities Usage: the message was addressed not just to employees but to every member of the company family; the church welcomed new members into its fellowship

Hypernyms: association Definition: a formal organization of people or groups of people Usage: he joined the Modern Language Association

Synonyms: crime syndicate, syndicate, mob, family Definition: a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities

Hypernyms: gangdom, gangland, organized crime Definition: underworld organizations

Synonyms: family, kin, kinsperson Definition: a person having kinship with another or others Usage: he's kin; he's family

Hypernyms: relation, relative Definition: a person related by blood or marriage Usage: police are searching for relatives of the deceased; he has distant relations back in New Jersey