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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) opening

Synonyms: first step, initiative, opening, opening move Definition: the first of a series of actions

Hypernyms: start, commencement, beginning Definition: the act of starting something Usage: he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations

Synonyms: opening Definition: the act of opening something Usage: the ray of light revealed his cautious opening of the door

Hypernyms: motility, motion, move, movement Definition: a change of position that does not entail a change of location Usage: the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise; movement is a sign of life; an impatient move of his hand; gastrointestinal motility

Synonyms: opening Definition: becoming open or being made open Usage: the opening of his arms was the sign I was waiting for

Hypernyms: change of integrity Definition: the act of changing the unity or wholeness of something

Synonyms: chess opening, opening Definition: a recognized sequence of moves at the beginning of a game of chess Usage: he memorized all the important chess openings

Hypernyms: sequence, succession Definition: the action of following in order Usage: he played the trumps in sequence

Synonyms: hatchway, scuttle, opening Definition: an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship

Hypernyms: entrance, entranceway, entree, entry, entryway Definition: something that provides access (to get in or get out) Usage: they waited at the entrance to the garden; beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral

Synonyms: opening Definition: a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made Usage: they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door

Hypernyms: artefact, artifact Definition: a man-made object taken as a whole

Synonyms: porta, opening, orifice Definition: an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity Usage: the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart

Hypernyms: passage, passageway Definition: a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass Usage: the nasal passages

Synonyms: possibility, possible action, opening Definition: a possible alternative Usage: bankruptcy is always a possibility

Hypernyms: option, alternative, choice Definition: one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen Usage: what option did I have?; there no other alternative; my only choice is to refuse

Synonyms: opening Definition: the initial part of the introduction Usage: the opening established the basic theme

Hypernyms: introduction Definition: the first section of a communication

Synonyms: curtain raising, opening, opening night Definition: the first performance (as of a theatrical production) Usage: the opening received good critical reviews

Hypernyms: start Definition: the beginning of anything Usage: it was off to a good start

Synonyms: opening Definition: a ceremony accompanying the start of some enterprise

Hypernyms: ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, ceremony, observance Definition: a formal event performed on a special occasion Usage: a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor

Synonyms: opening, gap Definition: an open or empty space in or between things Usage: there was a small opening between the trees; the explosion made a gap in the wall

Hypernyms: space Definition: an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things) Usage: the architect left space in front of the building; they stopped at an open space in the jungle; the space between his teeth

Synonyms: opening Definition: opportunity especially for employment or promotion Usage: there is an opening in the sales department

Hypernyms: chance, opportunity Definition: a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances Usage: the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington; now is your chance

Synonyms for (adjective) opening

Synonyms: opening Definition: first or beginning Usage: the memorable opening bars of Beethoven's Fifth; the play's opening scene

Hypernyms: first, beginning Definition: serving to begin Usage: the beginning canto of the poem; the first verse

Hypernyms: first, maiden, initiative, initiatory, inaugural Definition: serving to set in motion Usage: the magazine's inaugural issue; the initiative phase in the negotiations; an initiatory step toward a treaty; his first (or maiden) speech in Congress; the liner's maiden voyage

Hypernyms: introductory Definition: serving to open or begin Usage: began the slide show with some introductory remarks

Hypernyms: starting Definition: appropriate to the beginning or start of an event Usage: the starting point; hands in the starting position