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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 (verb) hold over

Synonyms: hold over Definition: intimidate somebody (with a threat) Usage: She was holding it over him

Hypernyms: intimidate Definition: make timid or fearful Usage: Her boss intimidates her

Synonyms: carry over, hold over Definition: hold over goods to be sold for the next season

Hypernyms: hold on, keep Definition: retain possession of Usage: Can I keep my old stuffed animals?; She kept her maiden name after she married

Synonyms: remit, postpone, prorogue, put off, put over, set back, shelve, defer, table, hold over Definition: hold back to a later time Usage: let's postpone the exam

Hypernyms: delay Definition: act later than planned, scheduled, or required Usage: Don't delay your application to graduate school or else it won't be considered

Synonyms: hold over Definition: continue a term of office past the normal period of time

Hypernyms: remain, stay, stay on, continue Definition: continue in a place, position, or situation Usage: After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser; Stay with me, please; despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year; She continued as deputy mayor for another year

Synonyms: hold over Definition: keep in a position or state from an earlier period of time

Hypernyms: keep, maintain, hold Definition: keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean" Usage: hold in place; She always held herself as a lady; The students keep me on my toes