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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 (verb) near

Synonyms: come near, come on, go up, near, draw close, draw near, approach Definition: move towards Usage: We were approaching our destination; They are drawing near; The enemy army came nearer and nearer

Hypernyms: come, come up Definition: move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody Usage: He came singing down the road; Come with me to the Casbah; come down here!; come out of the closet!; come into the room

Synonyms for (adjective) near

Synonyms: near, nigh, close Definition: not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances Usage: near neighbors; in the near future; they are near equals; his nearest approach to success; a very near thing; a near hit by the bomb; she was near tears; she was close to tears; had a close call

Hypernyms: adjacent Definition: near or close to but not necessarily touching Usage: lands adjacent to the mountains; New York and adjacent cities

Hypernyms: nearby Definition: close at hand Usage: the nearby towns; concentrated his study on the nearby planet Venus

Hypernyms: warm Definition: of a seeker; near to the object sought Usage: you're getting warm; hot on the trail

Hypernyms: hot Definition: of a seeker; very near to the object sought Usage: you are hot

Synonyms: approximate, near Definition: very close in resemblance Usage: sketched in an approximate likeness; a near likeness

Hypernyms: close Definition: close in relevance or relationship Usage: a close family; we are all...in close sympathy with...; close kin; a close resemblance

Synonyms: dear, near, good Definition: with or in a close or intimate relationship Usage: a good friend; my sisters and brothers are near and dear

Hypernyms: close Definition: close in relevance or relationship Usage: a close family; we are all...in close sympathy with...; close kin; a close resemblance

Synonyms: cheeseparing, close, near, penny-pinching, skinny Definition: giving or spending with reluctance Usage: our cheeseparing administration; very close (or near) with his money; a penny-pinching miserly old man

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

Synonyms: near Definition: closely resembling the genuine article Usage: near beer; a dress of near satin

Hypernyms: unreal, artificial Definition: contrived by art rather than nature Usage: artificial flowers; artificial flavoring; an artificial diamond; artificial fibers; artificial sweeteners

Synonyms: near, nigh Definition: being on the left side Usage: the near or nigh horse is the one on the left; the animal's left side is its near or nigh side

Hypernyms: left Definition: being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the west when facing north Usage: my left hand; left center field; the left bank of a river is bank on your left side when you are facing downstream