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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) ground

Synonyms: flat coat, primer, primer coat, priming, priming coat, undercoat, ground Definition: the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface

Hypernyms: coat of paint Definition: a layer of paint covering something else

Synonyms: ground Definition: (art) the surface (as a wall or canvas) prepared to take the paint for a painting

Hypernyms: surface Definition: the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary Usage: there is a special cleaner for these surfaces; the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface

Synonyms: ground, earth Definition: a connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage)

Hypernyms: connecter, connection, connective, connector, connexion Definition: an instrumentality that connects Usage: he soldered the connection; he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers

Synonyms: ground Definition: a relatively homogeneous percept extending back of the figure on which attention is focused

Hypernyms: percept, perception, perceptual experience Definition: the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept

Synonyms: background, ground Definition: the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground Usage: he posed her against a background of rolling hills

Hypernyms: scene, panorama, view, vista, prospect, aspect Definition: the visual percept of a region Usage: the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views

Synonyms: ground Definition: a position to be won or defended in battle (or as if in battle) Usage: they gained ground step by step; they fought to regain the lost ground

Hypernyms: position, military position Definition: a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons

Synonyms: reason, ground Definition: a rational motive for a belief or action Usage: the reason that war was declared; the grounds for their declaration

Hypernyms: rational motive Definition: a motive that can be defended by reasoning or logical argument

Synonyms: land, ground, solid ground, terra firma, dry land, earth Definition: the solid part of the earth's surface Usage: the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land; the earth shook for several minutes; he dropped the logs on the ground

Hypernyms: physical object, object Definition: a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow Usage: it was full of rackets, balls and other objects

Synonyms: ground, land, soil Definition: material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use) Usage: the land had never been plowed; good agricultural soil

Hypernyms: physical object, object Definition: a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow Usage: it was full of rackets, balls and other objects

Synonyms: footing, ground, basis Definition: a relation that provides the foundation for something Usage: they were on a friendly footing; he worked on an interim basis

Hypernyms: foundation Definition: the basis on which something is grounded Usage: there is little foundation for his objections

Synonyms: ground, earth Definition: the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface Usage: they dug into the earth outside the church

Hypernyms: material, stuff Definition: the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object Usage: coal is a hard black material; wheat is the stuff they use to make bread

Synonyms for (verb) ground

Synonyms: ground Definition: instruct someone in the fundamentals of a subject

Hypernyms: teach, learn, instruct Definition: impart skills or knowledge to Usage: I taught them French; He instructed me in building a boat

Synonyms: ground Definition: connect to a ground Usage: ground the electrical connections for safety reasons

Hypernyms: tie, link, link up, connect Definition: connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces Usage: Can you connect the two loudspeakers?; Tie the ropes together; Link arms

Synonyms: anchor, ground Definition: fix firmly and stably Usage: anchor the lamppost in concrete

Hypernyms: fix, fasten, secure Definition: cause to be firmly attached Usage: fasten the lock onto the door; she fixed her gaze on the man

Synonyms: undercoat, prime, ground Definition: cover with a primer; apply a primer to

Hypernyms: paint Definition: apply paint to; coat with paint Usage: We painted the rooms yellow

Synonyms: ground Definition: hit onto the ground

Hypernyms: hit Definition: cause to move by striking Usage: hit a ball

Synonyms: ground Definition: hit a groundball Usage: he grounded to the second baseman

Hypernyms: hit Definition: cause to move by striking Usage: hit a ball

Synonyms: ground Definition: throw to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage

Hypernyms: throw Definition: propel through the air Usage: throw a frisbee

Synonyms: ground Definition: place or put on the ground

Hypernyms: put, place, pose, position, set, lay Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

Synonyms: ground Definition: confine or restrict to the ground Usage: After the accident, they grounded the plane and the pilot

Hypernyms: hold, confine, restrain Definition: to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement Usage: This holds the local until the express passengers change trains; About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade; The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center; The terrorists held the journalists for ransom

Synonyms: run aground, ground Definition: hit or reach the ground

Hypernyms: hit, make, gain, attain, arrive at, reach Definition: reach a destination, either real or abstract Usage: We hit Detroit by noon; The water reached the doorstep; We barely made it to the finish line; I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts

Synonyms: ground, run aground, strand Definition: bring to the ground Usage: the storm grounded the ship

Hypernyms: land Definition: bring ashore Usage: The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island