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) reference

Synonyms: reference, consultation Definition: the act of referring or consulting Usage: reference to an encyclopedia produced the answer

Hypernyms: action Definition: something done (usually as opposed to something said) Usage: there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions

Synonyms: denotation, reference, extension Definition: the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; the class of objects that an expression refers to Usage: the extension of `satellite of Mars' is the set containing only Demos and Phobos

Hypernyms: meaning, substance Definition: the idea that is intended Usage: What is the meaning of this proverb?

Synonyms: reference Definition: the relation between a word or phrase and the object or idea it refers to Usage: he argued that reference is a consequence of conditioned reflexes

Hypernyms: meaning, substance Definition: the idea that is intended Usage: What is the meaning of this proverb?

Synonyms: address, computer address, reference Definition: (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored

Hypernyms: code, computer code Definition: (computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions

Synonyms: book of facts, reference, reference book, reference work Definition: a book to which you can refer for authoritative facts Usage: he contributed articles to the basic reference work on that topic

Hypernyms: book Definition: a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together) Usage: I am reading a good book on economics

Synonyms: character, character reference, reference Definition: a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability Usage: requests for character references are all too often answered evasively

Hypernyms: testimonial, recommendation, good word Definition: something that recommends (or expresses commendation of) a person or thing as worthy or desirable

Synonyms: mention, quotation, reference, citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit Definition: a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage Usage: the student's essay failed to list several important citations; the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book; the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

Hypernyms: annotation, notation, note Definition: a comment or instruction (usually added) Usage: his notes were appended at the end of the article; he added a short notation to the address on the envelope

Synonyms: mention, reference Definition: a remark that calls attention to something or someone Usage: she made frequent mention of her promotion; there was no mention of it; the speaker made several references to his wife

Hypernyms: input, remark, comment Definition: a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information Usage: from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account

Synonyms: point of reference, reference, reference point Definition: an indicator that orients you generally Usage: it is used as a reference for comparing the heating and the electrical energy involved

Hypernyms: indicator Definition: a signal for attracting attention

Synonyms: reference, source Definition: a publication (or a passage from a publication) that is referred to Usage: he carried an armful of references back to his desk; he spent hours looking for the source of that quotation

Hypernyms: publication Definition: a copy of a printed work offered for distribution

Synonyms for (verb) reference

Synonyms: cite, reference Definition: refer to Usage: he referenced his colleagues' work

Hypernyms: compose, write, indite, pen Definition: produce a literary work Usage: She composed a poem; He wrote four novels