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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) lick

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

Hypernyms: blow Definition: a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon Usage: a blow on the head

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: salt lick, lick Definition: a salt deposit that animals regularly lick

Hypernyms: sediment, deposit Definition: matter that has been deposited by some natural process

Synonyms for (verb) lick

Synonyms: puzzle out, figure out, lick, work, work out, solve Definition: find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of Usage: did you solve the problem?; Work out your problems with the boss; this unpleasant situation isn't going to work itself out; did you get it?; Did you get my meaning?; He could not work the math problem

Hypernyms: understand Definition: know and comprehend the nature or meaning of Usage: She did not understand her husband; I understand what she means

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: clobber, thrash, lick, drub, cream, bat Definition: beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight Usage: We licked the other team on Sunday!

Hypernyms: trounce, crush, vanquish, shell, beat, beat out Definition: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict Usage: Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship; We beat the competition; Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

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