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) gag

Synonyms: gag, muzzle Definition: restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting

Hypernyms: restraint, constraint Definition: a device that retards something's motion Usage: the car did not have proper restraints fitted

Synonyms: gag, jape, jest, laugh, joke Definition: a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter Usage: he told a very funny joke; he knows a million gags; thanks for the laugh; he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest; even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point

Hypernyms: wit, witticism, wittiness, humor, humour Definition: a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter

Synonyms for (verb) gag

Synonyms: gag, choke Definition: cause to retch or choke

Hypernyms: sicken Definition: make sick or ill Usage: This kind of food sickens me

Synonyms: choke, gag, suffocate, strangle Definition: struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake Usage: he swallowed a fishbone and gagged

Hypernyms: hurt, suffer Definition: feel pain or be in pain

Synonyms: quip, gag Definition: make jokes or quips Usage: The students were gagging during dinner

Hypernyms: jest, joke Definition: tell a joke; speak humorously Usage: He often jokes even when he appears serious

Synonyms: muzzle, gag Definition: tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them Usage: The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair

Hypernyms: tie, bind Definition: fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord Usage: They tied their victim to the chair

Synonyms: fret, gag, choke Definition: be too tight; rub or press Usage: This neckband is choking the cat

Hypernyms: press, compact, compress, constrict, contract, squeeze Definition: squeeze or press together Usage: she compressed her lips; the spasm contracted the muscle

Synonyms: gag, muzzle Definition: prevent from speaking out Usage: The press was gagged

Hypernyms: hush, hush up, still, shut up, silence, quieten Definition: cause to be quiet or not talk Usage: Please silence the children in the church!