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) period

Synonyms: period, full point, full stop, point, stop Definition: a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations Usage: in England they call a period a stop

Hypernyms: punctuation, punctuation mark Definition: the marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases

Synonyms: catamenia, menses, menstruation, menstruum, flow, period Definition: the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause Usage: the women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation; a woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped--Hippocrates; the semen begins to appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females--Aristotle

Hypernyms: discharge, expelling, emission Definition: any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body Usage: the discharge of pus

Synonyms: time period, period, period of time Definition: an amount of time Usage: a time period of 30 years; hastened the period of time of his recovery; Picasso's blue period

Hypernyms: fundamental measure, fundamental quantity Definition: one of the four quantities that are the basis of systems of measurement

Synonyms: period Definition: the end or completion of something Usage: death put a period to his endeavors; a change soon put a period to my tranquility

Hypernyms: end, ending Definition: the point in time at which something ends Usage: the end of the year; the ending of warranty period

Synonyms: period, geological period Definition: a unit of geological time during which a system of rocks formed Usage: ganoid fishes swarmed during the earlier geological periods

Hypernyms: geologic time, geological time Definition: the time of the physical formation and development of the earth (especially prior to human history)

Synonyms: period Definition: (ice hockey) one of three divisions into which play is divided in hockey games

Hypernyms: part, section, division Definition: one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole Usage: the written part of the exam; the finance section of the company; the BBC's engineering division

Synonyms: period Definition: the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon

Hypernyms: time interval, interval Definition: a definite length of time marked off by two instants