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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) ray

Synonyms: ray Definition: cartilaginous fishes having horizontally flattened bodies and enlarged winglike pectoral fins with gills on the underside; most swim by moving the pectoral fins

Hypernyms: selachian, elasmobranch Definition: any of numerous fishes of the class Chondrichthyes characterized by a cartilaginous skeleton and placoid scales: sharks; rays; skates

Synonyms: ray Definition: any of the stiff bony spines in the fin of a fish

Hypernyms: spine Definition: a sharp rigid animal process or appendage; as a porcupine quill or a ridge on a bone or a ray of a fish fin

Synonyms: ray, re Definition: the syllable naming the second (supertonic) note of any major scale in solmization

Hypernyms: solfa syllable Definition: one of the names for notes of a musical scale in solmization

Synonyms: beam, beam of light, shaft, shaft of light, ray, ray of light, irradiation, light beam Definition: a column of light (as from a beacon)

Hypernyms: light, visible light, visible radiation Definition: (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation Usage: the light was filtered through a soft glass window

Synonyms: ray, beam, electron beam Definition: a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation

Hypernyms: electromagnetic radiation, electromagnetic wave, nonparticulate radiation Definition: radiation consisting of waves of energy associated with electric and magnetic fields resulting from the acceleration of an electric charge

Synonyms: ray Definition: a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence

Hypernyms: pedicel, pedicle Definition: a small stalk bearing a single flower of an inflorescence; an ultimate division of a common peduncle

Synonyms: ray Definition: (mathematics) a straight line extending from a point

Hypernyms: vector Definition: a straight line segment whose length is magnitude and whose orientation in space is direction

Synonyms for (verb) ray

Synonyms: ray, irradiate Definition: expose to radiation Usage: irradiate food

Hypernyms: treat, process Definition: subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition Usage: process cheese; process hair; treat the water so it can be drunk; treat the lawn with chemicals; treat an oil spill

Synonyms: radiate, ray Definition: extend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center Usage: spokes radiate from the hub of the wheel; This plants radiate spines in all directions

Hypernyms: extend, run, lead, go, pass Definition: stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point Usage: Service runs all the way to Cranbury; His knowledge doesn't go very far; My memory extends back to my fourth year of life; The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets

Synonyms: ray Definition: emit as rays Usage: That tower rays a laser beam for miles across the sky

Hypernyms: give off, give out, emit Definition: give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc. Usage: The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits