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 (noun) mention

Synonyms: mention, honorable mention Definition: an official recognition of merit Usage: although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention

Hypernyms: honor, honour, laurels, award, accolade Definition: a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction Usage: an award for bravery

Synonyms: mention, quotation, reference, citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit Definition: a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage Usage: the student's essay failed to list several important citations; the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book; the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

Hypernyms: annotation, notation, note Definition: a comment or instruction (usually added) Usage: his notes were appended at the end of the article; he added a short notation to the address on the envelope

Synonyms: mention, reference Definition: a remark that calls attention to something or someone Usage: she made frequent mention of her promotion; there was no mention of it; the speaker made several references to his wife

Hypernyms: input, remark, comment Definition: a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information Usage: from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account

Synonyms for (verb) mention

Synonyms: remark, note, observe, mention Definition: make mention of Usage: She observed that his presentation took up too much time; They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing

Hypernyms: tell, say, state Definition: express in words Usage: He said that he wanted to marry her; tell me what is bothering you; state your opinion; state your name

Synonyms: cite, mention Definition: commend Usage: he was cited for his outstanding achievements

Hypernyms: notice, acknowledge Definition: express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with Usage: He never acknowledges his colleagues when they run into him in the hallway; She acknowledged his complement with a smile; it is important to acknowledge the work of others in one's own writing

Synonyms: name, cite, bring up, advert, mention, refer Definition: make reference to Usage: His name was mentioned in connection with the invention

Hypernyms: 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!