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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) pump

Synonyms: pump Definition: a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction

Hypernyms: mechanical device Definition: mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles

Synonyms: pump Definition: a low-cut shoe without fastenings

Hypernyms: shoe Definition: footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material

Synonyms: pump, heart, ticker Definition: the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body Usage: he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

Hypernyms: internal organ, viscus Definition: a main organ that is situated inside the body

Synonyms for (verb) pump

Synonyms: pump Definition: question persistently Usage: She pumped the witnesses for information

Hypernyms: query, question Definition: pose a question

Synonyms: pump Definition: deliver forth Usage: pump bullets into the dummy

Hypernyms: blast, shoot Definition: fire a shot Usage: the gunman blasted away

Synonyms: pump Definition: operate like a pump; move up and down, like a handle or a pedal Usage: pump the gas pedal

Hypernyms: handle, wield, manage Definition: handle effectively Usage: The burglar wielded an axe; The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well

Synonyms: pump Definition: raise (gases or fluids) with a pump

Hypernyms: lift, raise, get up, bring up, elevate Definition: raise from a lower to a higher position Usage: Raise your hands; Lift a load

Synonyms: pump Definition: move up and down Usage: The athlete pumps weights in the gym

Hypernyms: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: pump Definition: draw or pour with a pump

Hypernyms: take out, draw Definition: take liquid out of a container or well Usage: She drew water from the barrel

Synonyms: pump Definition: flow intermittently

Hypernyms: spirt, spout, spurt, gush Definition: gush forth in a sudden stream or jet Usage: water gushed forth

Synonyms: pump Definition: supply in great quantities Usage: Pump money into a project

Hypernyms: supply, render, provide, furnish Definition: give something useful or necessary to Usage: We provided the room with an electrical heater