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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) lap

Synonyms: lick, lap Definition: touching with the tongue Usage: the dog's laps were warm and wet

Hypernyms: touch, touching Definition: the act of putting two things together with no space between them Usage: at his touch the room filled with lights

Synonyms: circle, circuit, lap Definition: movement once around a course Usage: he drove an extra lap just for insurance

Hypernyms: locomotion, travel Definition: self-propelled movement

Synonyms: lap, overlap Definition: a flap that lies over another part Usage: the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches

Hypernyms: flap Definition: any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely Usage: he wrote on the flap of the envelope

Synonyms: lap, lap covering Definition: the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs Usage: his lap was covered with food stains

Hypernyms: cloth covering Definition: a covering made of cloth

Synonyms: lap Definition: the upper side of the thighs of a seated person Usage: he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap

Hypernyms: thigh Definition: the part of the leg between the hip and the knee

Synonyms: lap Definition: an area of control or responsibility Usage: the job fell right in my lap

Hypernyms: orbit, field, area, arena, sphere, domain Definition: a particular environment or walk of life Usage: his social sphere is limited; it was a closed area of employment; he's out of my orbit

Synonyms for (verb) lap

Synonyms: lap, lave, wash Definition: wash or flow against Usage: the waves laved the shore

Hypernyms: flow Definition: cover or swamp with water

Synonyms: lick, lap, lap up Definition: take up with the tongue Usage: The cat lapped up the milk; the cub licked the milk from its mother's breast

Hypernyms: imbibe, drink Definition: take in liquids Usage: The patient must drink several liters each day; The children like to drink soda

Synonyms: lick, lap Definition: pass the tongue over Usage: the dog licked her hand

Hypernyms: stroke Definition: touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions Usage: He stroked his long beard

Synonyms: lap, swish, swoosh, swosh Definition: move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound Usage: The bubbles swoshed around in the glass; The curtain swooshed open

Hypernyms: sound, go Definition: make a certain noise or sound Usage: She went `Mmmmm'; The gun went `bang'

Synonyms: lap Definition: lie partly over or alongside of something or of one another

Hypernyms: lie Definition: be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position