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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) function

Synonyms: part, office, function, role Definition: the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group Usage: the function of a teacher; the government must do its part; play its role

Hypernyms: duty Definition: work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons Usage: the duties of the job

Synonyms: use, purpose, role, function Definition: what something is used for Usage: the function of an auger is to bore holes; ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

Hypernyms: usefulness, utility Definition: the quality of being of practical use

Synonyms: function, routine, subprogram, subroutine, procedure Definition: a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program

Hypernyms: software, software package, software program, software system, package, computer software Definition: (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory Usage: the market for software is expected to expand

Synonyms: social function, social occasion, occasion, affair, function Definition: a vaguely specified social event Usage: the party was quite an affair; an occasion arranged to honor the president; a seemingly endless round of social functions

Hypernyms: social event Definition: an event characteristic of persons forming groups

Synonyms: function Definition: a formal or official social gathering or ceremony Usage: it was a black-tie function

Hypernyms: social affair, social gathering Definition: a gathering for the purpose of promoting fellowship

Synonyms: function Definition: a relation such that one thing is dependent on another Usage: height is a function of age; price is a function of supply and demand

Hypernyms: relation Definition: an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together

Synonyms: map, mapping, mathematical function, function, single-valued function Definition: (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)

Hypernyms: mathematical relation Definition: a relation between mathematical expressions (such as equality or inequality)

Synonyms for (verb) function

Synonyms: function, officiate Definition: perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function Usage: His wife officiated as his private secretary

Hypernyms: serve Definition: do duty or hold offices; serve in a specific function Usage: He served as head of the department for three years; She served in Congress for two terms

Synonyms: serve, function Definition: serve a purpose, role, or function Usage: The tree stump serves as a table; The female students served as a control group; This table would serve very well; His freedom served him well; The table functions as a desk

Hypernyms: suffice, do, answer, serve Definition: be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity Usage: A few words would answer; This car suits my purpose well; Will $100 do?; A 'B' grade doesn't suffice to get me into medical school; Nothing else will serve