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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) number

Synonyms: number Definition: an item of merchandise offered for sale Usage: she preferred the black nylon number; this sweater is an all-wool number

Hypernyms: merchandise, product, ware Definition: commodities offered for sale Usage: good business depends on having good merchandise; that store offers a variety of products

Synonyms: number Definition: a clothing measurement Usage: a number 13 shoe

Hypernyms: size Definition: the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing) Usage: he wears a size 13 shoe

Synonyms: number, figure Definition: the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals Usage: he had a number of chores to do; the number of parameters is small; the figure was about a thousand

Hypernyms: amount Definition: the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion Usage: an adequate amount of food for four people

Synonyms: number Definition: the grammatical category for the forms of nouns and pronouns and verbs that are used depending on the number of entities involved (singular or dual or plural) Usage: in English the subject and the verb must agree in number

Hypernyms: grammatical category, syntactic category Definition: (grammar) a category of words having the same grammatical properties

Synonyms: identification number, number Definition: a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification Usage: she refused to give them her Social Security number

Hypernyms: positive identification Definition: evidence proving that you are who you say you are; evidence establishing that you are among the group of people already known to the system; recognition by the system leads to acceptance Usage: a system for positive identification can prevent the use of a single identity by several people

Synonyms: number, telephone number, phone number Definition: the number is used in calling a particular telephone Usage: he has an unlisted number

Hypernyms: sign, signal, signaling Definition: any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message Usage: signals from the boat suddenly stopped

Synonyms: number, issue Definition: one of a series published periodically Usage: she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room

Hypernyms: periodical Definition: a publication that appears at fixed intervals

Synonyms: number, numeral Definition: a symbol used to represent a number Usage: he learned to write the numerals before he went to school

Hypernyms: symbol Definition: an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance

Synonyms: turn, act, bit, number, routine Definition: a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program Usage: he did his act three times every evening; she had a catchy little routine; it was one of the best numbers he ever did

Hypernyms: performance, public presentation Definition: a dramatic or musical entertainment Usage: they listened to ten different performances; the play ran for 100 performances; the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity

Synonyms: number Definition: a select company of people Usage: I hope to become one of their number before I die

Hypernyms: company Definition: a social gathering of guests or companions Usage: the house was filled with company when I arrived

Synonyms: number Definition: a concept of quantity involving zero and units Usage: every number has a unique position in the sequence

Hypernyms: definite quantity Definition: a specific measure of amount

Synonyms for (verb) number

Synonyms: number, keep down Definition: place a limit on the number of

Hypernyms: circumscribe, limit, confine Definition: restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"

Synonyms: list, number Definition: enumerate Usage: We must number the names of the great mathematicians

Hypernyms: name, identify Definition: give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property Usage: Many senators were named in connection with the scandal; The almanac identifies the auspicious months

Synonyms: count, number, numerate, enumerate Definition: determine the number or amount of Usage: Can you count the books on your shelf?; Count your change

Hypernyms: ascertain, find, find out, determine Definition: establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study Usage: find the product of two numbers; The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize

Synonyms: number Definition: give numbers to Usage: You should number the pages of the thesis

Hypernyms: denominate, designate Definition: assign a name or title to

Synonyms: number, total, come, add up, amount Definition: add up in number or quantity Usage: The bills amounted to $2,000; The bill came to $2,000

Hypernyms: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer

Synonyms: number, count Definition: put into a group Usage: The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members

Hypernyms: class, classify, assort, separate, sort, sort out Definition: arrange or order by classes or categories Usage: How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?