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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) lay

Synonyms: ballad, lay Definition: a narrative poem of popular origin

Hypernyms: poem, verse form Definition: a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines

Synonyms: ballad, lay Definition: a narrative song with a recurrent refrain

Hypernyms: song, vocal Definition: a short musical composition with words Usage: a successful musical must have at least three good songs

Synonyms for (verb) lay

Synonyms: put, place, pose, position, set, lay Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

Hypernyms: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: put down, repose, lay Definition: put in a horizontal position Usage: lay the books on the table; lay the patient carefully onto the bed

Hypernyms: put, place, pose, position, set, lay Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

Synonyms: lay Definition: lay eggs Usage: This hen doesn't lay

Hypernyms: put down, repose, lay Definition: put in a horizontal position Usage: lay the books on the table; lay the patient carefully onto the bed

Synonyms: lay Definition: prepare or position for action or operation Usage: lay a fire; lay the foundation for a new health care plan

Hypernyms: get up, devise, machinate, prepare, organise, organize Definition: arrange by systematic planning and united effort Usage: machinate a plot; organize a strike; devise a plan to take over the director's office

Synonyms: lay Definition: impose as a duty, burden, or punishment Usage: lay a responsibility on someone

Hypernyms: impose, levy Definition: impose and collect Usage: levy a fine

Synonyms for (adjective) lay

Synonyms: lay Definition: not of or from a profession Usage: a lay opinion as to the cause of the disease

Hypernyms: nonprofessional Definition: not professional; not engaged in a profession or engaging in as a profession or for gain Usage: the nonprofessional wives of his male colleagues; nonprofessional actors

Synonyms: secular, laic, lay Definition: characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy Usage: set his collar in laic rather than clerical position; the lay ministry

Hypernyms: profane, secular Definition: not concerned with or devoted to religion Usage: sacred and profane music; secular drama; secular architecture, children being brought up in an entirely profane environment