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 (verb) oppose

Synonyms: oppose Definition: be against; express opposition to Usage: We oppose the ban on abortion

Hypernyms: fence, argue, contend, debate Definition: have an argument about something

Synonyms: oppose, contradict, controvert Definition: be resistant to Usage: The board opposed his motion

Hypernyms: rebut, refute Definition: overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof Usage: The speaker refuted his opponent's arguments

Synonyms: pit, play off, oppose, match Definition: set into opposition or rivalry Usage: let them match their best athletes against ours; pit a chess player against the Russian champion; He plays his two children off against each other

Hypernyms: face, confront Definition: oppose, as in hostility or a competition Usage: You must confront your opponent; Jackson faced Smith in the boxing ring; The two enemies finally confronted each other

Synonyms: fight, fight back, fight down, oppose, defend Definition: fight against or resist strongly Usage: The senator said he would oppose the bill; Don't fight it!

Hypernyms: fight, contend, struggle Definition: be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight Usage: the tribesmen fought each other; Siblings are always fighting; Militant groups are contending for control of the country

Synonyms: react, oppose Definition: act against or in opposition to Usage: She reacts negatively to everything I say

Hypernyms: move, act Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel

Synonyms: counterbalance, oppose Definition: contrast with equal weight or force

Hypernyms: counterpoint, contrast Definition: to show differences when compared; be different Usage: the students contrast considerably in their artistic abilities