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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) lapse

Synonyms: lapse, lapsing, relapse, relapsing, reversion, reverting, backsliding Definition: a failure to maintain a higher state

Hypernyms: failure Definition: an act that fails Usage: his failure to pass the test

Synonyms: oversight, lapse Definition: a mistake resulting from inattention

Hypernyms: mistake, error, fault Definition: a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention Usage: he made a bad mistake; she was quick to point out my errors; I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults

Synonyms: lapse Definition: a break or intermission in the occurrence of something Usage: a lapse of three weeks between letters

Hypernyms: pause, break, intermission, interruption, suspension Definition: a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something

Synonyms for (verb) lapse

Synonyms: recidivate, regress, relapse, retrogress, fall back, lapse Definition: go back to bad behavior Usage: Those who recidivate are often minor criminals

Hypernyms: retrovert, return, revert, regress, turn back Definition: go back to a previous state Usage: We reverted to the old rules

Synonyms: backslide, lapse Definition: drop to a lower level, as in one's morals or standards

Hypernyms: drop away, drop off, fall away, slip Definition: get worse Usage: My grades are slipping

Synonyms: lapse Definition: end, at least for a long time Usage: The correspondence lapsed

Hypernyms: cease, stop, terminate, finish, end Definition: have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical Usage: the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed; Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other; My property ends by the bushes; The symphony ends in a pianissimo

Synonyms: sink, lapse, pass Definition: pass into a specified state or condition Usage: He sank into nirvana

Hypernyms: move Definition: go or proceed from one point to another Usage: the debate moved from family values to the economy

Synonyms: elapse, glide by, go along, go by, pass, slide by, slip away, slip by, lapse Definition: pass by Usage: three years elapsed

Hypernyms: go on, advance, march on, progress, move on, pass on Definition: move forward, also in the metaphorical sense Usage: Time marches on

Synonyms: lapse Definition: let slip Usage: He lapsed his membership

Hypernyms: give up, throw overboard, forego, forfeit, forgo, waive Definition: lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime Usage: you've forfeited your right to name your successor; forfeited property