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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) hook

Synonyms: hook, hook shot Definition: a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket

Hypernyms: basketball shot Definition: throwing the basketball toward the hoop Usage: his shot hit the rim and bounced out

Synonyms: hook Definition: a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent

Hypernyms: lick, clout, slug, biff, poke, punch Definition: (boxing) a blow with the fist Usage: I gave him a clout on his nose

Synonyms: draw, hook, hooking Definition: a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer Usage: he took lessons to cure his hooking

Hypernyms: swing, golf shot, golf stroke Definition: the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it

Synonyms: hook Definition: a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something

Hypernyms: implement Definition: instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end

Synonyms: hook, claw Definition: a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something

Hypernyms: mechanical device Definition: mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles

Synonyms: hook Definition: a catch for locking a door

Hypernyms: catch Definition: a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window

Synonyms: lure, bait, come-on, sweetener, hook Definition: anything that serves as an enticement

Hypernyms: temptation, enticement Definition: something that seduces or has the quality to seduce

Synonyms: crotchet, hook Definition: a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook

Hypernyms: curve, curved shape Definition: the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes

Synonyms for (verb) hook

Synonyms: solicit, hook, accost Definition: approach with an offer of sexual favors Usage: he was solicited by a prostitute; The young man was caught soliciting in the park

Hypernyms: offer Definition: make available or accessible, provide or furnish Usage: The conference center offers a health spa; The hotel offers private meeting rooms

Synonyms: hook, snare Definition: entice and trap Usage: The car salesman had snared three potential customers

Hypernyms: lure, tempt, entice Definition: provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion Usage: He lured me into temptation

Synonyms: hook Definition: secure with the foot Usage: hook the ball

Hypernyms: play Definition: shoot or hit in a particular manner Usage: She played a good backhand last night

Synonyms: hook, addict Definition: to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)

Hypernyms: habituate, accustom Definition: make psychologically or physically used (to something) Usage: She became habituated to the background music

Synonyms: hook Definition: fasten with a hook

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: hook Definition: catch with a hook Usage: hook a fish

Hypernyms: catch, take hold of, grab Definition: take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of Usage: Catch the ball!; Grab the elevator door!

Synonyms: hook Definition: hit with a hook Usage: His opponent hooked him badly

Hypernyms: hit Definition: deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument Usage: He hit her hard in the face

Synonyms: hook Definition: hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left

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

Synonyms: crochet, hook Definition: make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle Usage: She sat there crocheting all day

Hypernyms: loop, intertwine Definition: make a loop in Usage: loop a rope

Synonyms: abstract, filch, hook, snarf, sneak, nobble, swipe, cabbage, pilfer, pinch, purloin, lift Definition: make off with belongings of others

Hypernyms: steal Definition: take without the owner's consent Usage: Someone stole my wallet on the train; This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation

Synonyms: gazump, fleece, soak, overcharge, hook, rob, pluck, plume, surcharge Definition: rip off; ask an unreasonable price

Hypernyms: rip off, cheat, chisel Definition: deprive somebody of something by deceit Usage: The con-man beat me out of $50; This salesman ripped us off!; we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme; They chiseled me out of my money

Synonyms: thieve, hook, glom, cop, snitch, knock off Definition: take by theft Usage: Someone snitched my wallet!

Hypernyms: steal Definition: take without the owner's consent Usage: Someone stole my wallet on the train; This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation