Speak and write with confidence.

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 (verb) maintain

Synonyms: maintain, uphold Definition: support against an opponent Usage: The appellate court upheld the verdict

Hypernyms: reassert, confirm Definition: strengthen or make more firm Usage: The witnesses confirmed the victim's account

Synonyms: assert, asseverate, maintain Definition: state categorically

Hypernyms: take a firm stand, insist Definition: be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge Usage: I must insist!

Synonyms: maintain, defend Definition: state or assert Usage: He maintained his innocence

Hypernyms: affirm Definition: say yes to

Synonyms: keep, maintain Definition: maintain by writing regular records Usage: keep a diary; maintain a record; keep notes

Hypernyms: record, put down, enter Definition: make a record of; set down in permanent form

Synonyms: sustain, maintain, keep Definition: supply with necessities and support Usage: She alone sustained her family; The money will sustain our good cause; There's little to earn and many to keep

Hypernyms: hold, have, have got Definition: have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense Usage: She has $1,000 in the bank; He has got two beautiful daughters; She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

Synonyms: keep, maintain Definition: maintain for use and service Usage: I keep a car in the countryside; She keeps an apartment in Paris for her shopping trips

Hypernyms: hold, have, have got Definition: have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense Usage: She has $1,000 in the bank; He has got two beautiful daughters; She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

Synonyms: exert, maintain, wield Definition: have and exercise Usage: wield power and authority

Hypernyms: hold, have, have got Definition: have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense Usage: She has $1,000 in the bank; He has got two beautiful daughters; She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

Synonyms: preserve, maintain, keep up, conserve Definition: keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction Usage: We preserve these archeological findings; The old lady could not keep up the building; children must be taught to conserve our national heritage; The museum curator conserved the ancient manuscripts

Hypernyms: keep Definition: look after; be the keeper of; have charge of Usage: He keeps the shop when I am gone