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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) mean

Synonyms: mean, mean value Definition: an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n

Hypernyms: norm, average Definition: a statistic describing the location of a distribution Usage: it set the norm for American homes

Synonyms for (verb) mean

Synonyms: mean Definition: destine or designate for a certain purpose Usage: These flowers were meant for you

Hypernyms: intend, designate, destine, specify Definition: design or destine Usage: She was intended to become the director

Synonyms: have in mind, think of, mean Definition: intend to refer to Usage: I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France; Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!

Hypernyms: associate, colligate, link, link up, tie in, connect, relate Definition: make a logical or causal connection Usage: I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind; colligate these facts; I cannot relate these events at all

Synonyms: intend, mean Definition: mean or intend to express or convey Usage: You never understand what I mean!; what do his words intend?

Hypernyms: convey Definition: make known; pass on, of information Usage: She conveyed the message to me

Synonyms: mean, imply, entail Definition: have as a logical consequence Usage: The water shortage means that we have to stop taking long showers

Hypernyms: necessitate Definition: cause to be a concomitant

Synonyms for (adjective) mean

Synonyms: bastardly, mean Definition: of no value or worth Usage: I was caught in the bastardly traffic

Hypernyms: contemptible Definition: deserving of contempt or scorn

Synonyms: beggarly, mean Definition: (used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt

Hypernyms: ungenerous, stingy Definition: unwilling to spend Usage: she practices economy without being stingy; an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds

Synonyms: mingy, miserly, mean, tight Definition: (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity Usage: a mean person; he left a miserly tip

Hypernyms: ungenerous, stingy Definition: unwilling to spend Usage: she practices economy without being stingy; an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds

Synonyms: hateful, mean Definition: characterized by malice Usage: a hateful thing to do; in a mean mood

Hypernyms: nasty, awful Definition: offensive or even (of persons) malicious Usage: in a nasty mood; a nasty accident; a nasty shock; a nasty smell; a nasty trick to pull; Will he say nasty things at my funeral?- Ezra Pound

Synonyms: base, mean, meanspirited Definition: having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality Usage: that liberal obedience without which your army would be a base rabble- Edmund Burke; taking a mean advantage; chok'd with ambition of the meaner sort- Shakespeare; something essentially vulgar and meanspirited in politics

Hypernyms: ignoble Definition: completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose Usage: something cowardly and ignoble in his attitude; I think it a less evil that some criminals should escape than that the government should play an ignoble part- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Synonyms: mean, average Definition: approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value Usage: the average income in New England is below that of the nation; of average height for his age; the mean annual rainfall

Hypernyms: normal Definition: conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal Usage: serve wine at normal room temperature; normal diplomatic relations; normal working hours; normal word order; normal curiosity; the normal course of events

Synonyms: mean, beggarly Definition: marked by poverty befitting a beggar Usage: a beggarly existence in the slums; a mean hut

Hypernyms: poor Definition: characterized by or indicating poverty Usage: the country had a poor economy; they lived in the poor section of town

Synonyms: mean Definition: excellent Usage: famous for a mean backhand

Hypernyms: skilled Definition: having or showing or requiring special skill Usage: only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team; a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience; a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow; a skilled trade