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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) key

Synonyms: key Definition: metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated

Hypernyms: device Definition: an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose Usage: the device is small enough to wear on your wrist; a device intended to conserve water

Synonyms: key Definition: a lever (as in a keyboard) that actuates a mechanism when depressed

Hypernyms: lever Definition: a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum

Synonyms: key, keystone, headstone Definition: the central building block at the top of an arch or vault

Hypernyms: building block Definition: a block of material used in construction work

Synonyms: winder, key Definition: mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock)

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

Synonyms: key Definition: pitch of the voice Usage: he spoke in a low key

Hypernyms: pitch Definition: the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration

Synonyms: key Definition: something crucial for explaining Usage: the key to development is economic integration

Hypernyms: explanation Definition: thought that makes something comprehensible

Synonyms: key Definition: a generic term for any device whose possession entitles the holder to a means of access Usage: a safe-deposit box usually requires two keys to open it

Hypernyms: positive identification Definition: evidence proving that you are who you say you are; evidence establishing that you are among the group of people already known to the system; recognition by the system leads to acceptance Usage: a system for positive identification can prevent the use of a single identity by several people

Synonyms: key Definition: a list of words or phrases that explain symbols or abbreviations

Hypernyms: list, listing Definition: a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)

Synonyms: key Definition: a list of answers to a test Usage: some students had stolen the key to the final exam

Hypernyms: list, listing Definition: a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)

Synonyms: key, tonality Definition: any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music

Hypernyms: musical notation Definition: (music) notation used by musicians

Synonyms: paint, key Definition: (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court Usage: he hit a jump shot from the top of the key; he dominates play in the paint

Hypernyms: space Definition: an area reserved for some particular purpose Usage: the laboratory's floor space

Synonyms: key, cay, Florida key Definition: a coral reef off the southern coast of Florida

Hypernyms: coral reef Definition: a reef consisting of coral consolidated into limestone

Synonyms: Key, Francis Scott Key Definition: United States lawyer and poet who wrote a poem after witnessing the British attack on Baltimore during the War of 1812; the poem was later set to music and entitled `The Star-Spangled Banner' (1779-1843)

Hypernyms: lawyer, attorney Definition: a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice

Hypernyms: poet Definition: a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)

Synonyms: key, key fruit, samara Definition: a winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple

Hypernyms: achene Definition: small dry indehiscent fruit with the seed distinct from the fruit wall

Synonyms: key Definition: a kilogram of a narcotic drug Usage: they were carrying two keys of heroin

Hypernyms: kg, kilo, kilogram Definition: one thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites Usage: a kilogram is approximately 2.2 pounds

Synonyms for (verb) key

Synonyms: key Definition: harmonize with or adjust to Usage: key one's actions to the voters' prevailing attitude

Hypernyms: harmonise, harmonize, reconcile Definition: bring into consonance or accord Usage: harmonize one's goals with one's abilities

Synonyms: key Definition: regulate the musical pitch of

Hypernyms: chord, harmonise, harmonize Definition: bring into consonance, harmony, or accord while making music or singing

Synonyms: key Definition: vandalize a car by scratching the sides with a key Usage: His new Mercedes was keyed last night in the parking lot

Hypernyms: vandalise, vandalize Definition: destroy wantonly, as through acts of vandalism Usage: vandalize the park

Synonyms: key Definition: provide with a key Usage: We were keyed after the locks were changed in the building

Hypernyms: supply, render, provide, furnish Definition: give something useful or necessary to Usage: We provided the room with an electrical heater

Synonyms for (adjective) key

Synonyms: cardinal, central, key, primal, fundamental Definition: serving as an essential component Usage: a cardinal rule; the central cause of the problem; an example that was fundamental to the argument; computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure

Hypernyms: important, of import Definition: of great significance or value Usage: important people; the important questions of the day