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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) First

Synonyms: first, first base Definition: the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed at first of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)

Hypernyms: position Definition: (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player Usage: what position does he play?

Synonyms: first, first gear, low, low gear Definition: the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving

Hypernyms: gear, gear mechanism Definition: a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle)

Synonyms: first, first-class honours degree Definition: an honours degree of the highest class

Hypernyms: honours, honours degree Definition: a university degree with honors

Synonyms: number 1, number one, first Definition: the first element in a countable series Usage: the first of the month

Hypernyms: ordinal, ordinal number, no. Definition: the number designating place in an ordered sequence

Synonyms: number one, first Definition: the first or highest in an ordering or series Usage: He wanted to be the first

Hypernyms: rank Definition: relative status Usage: his salary was determined by his rank and seniority

Synonyms: start, starting time, showtime, beginning, get-go, outset, offset, commencement, kickoff, first Definition: the time at which something is supposed to begin Usage: they got an early start; she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

Hypernyms: point, point in time Definition: an instant of time Usage: at that point I had to leave

Synonyms for (adjective) First

Synonyms: world-class, first, foremost Definition: ranking above all others Usage: was first in her class; the foremost figure among marine artists; the top graduate

Hypernyms: best Definition: (superlative of `good') having the most positive qualities Usage: the best film of the year; the best solution; the best time for planting; wore his best suit

Synonyms: first, beginning Definition: serving to begin Usage: the beginning canto of the poem; the first verse

Hypernyms: opening Definition: first or beginning Usage: the memorable opening bars of Beethoven's Fifth; the play's opening scene

Synonyms: first, maiden, initiative, initiatory, inaugural Definition: serving to set in motion Usage: the magazine's inaugural issue; the initiative phase in the negotiations; an initiatory step toward a treaty; his first (or maiden) speech in Congress; the liner's maiden voyage

Hypernyms: opening Definition: first or beginning Usage: the memorable opening bars of Beethoven's Fifth; the play's opening scene

Synonyms: first Definition: preceding all others in time or space or degree Usage: the first house on the right; the first day of spring; his first political race; her first baby; the first time; the first meetings of the new party; the first phase of his training

Hypernyms: archetypal, archetypical, prototypal, prototypic, prototypical Definition: representing or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned Usage: archetypal patterns; she was the prototypal student activist

Hypernyms: basic, introductory Definition: serving as a base or starting point Usage: a basic course in Russian; basic training for raw recruits; a set of basic tools; an introductory art course

Hypernyms: initial Definition: occurring at the beginning Usage: took the initial step toward reconciliation

Hypernyms: firstborn, eldest Definition: first in order of birth Usage: the firstborn child

Hypernyms: first-year, freshman Definition: used of a person in the first year of an experience (especially in United States high school or college) Usage: a freshman senator; freshman year in high school or college

Hypernyms: original Definition: preceding all others in time or being as first made or performed Usage: the original inhabitants of the Americas; the book still has its original binding; restored the house to its original condition; the original performance of the opera; the original cast; retracted his original statement

Hypernyms: premier, premiere Definition: preceding all others in time Usage: the premiere showing

Hypernyms: premier, prime Definition: first in rank or degree Usage: an architect of premier rank; the prime minister

Hypernyms: prime Definition: used of the first or originating agent Usage: prime mover

Synonyms: first, 1st Definition: indicating the beginning unit in a series

Hypernyms: ordinal Definition: being or denoting a numerical order in a series Usage: ordinal numbers; held an ordinal rank of seventh