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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) rest

Synonyms: rest, relaxation, repose, ease Definition: freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility) Usage: took his repose by the swimming pool

Hypernyms: inactivity Definition: being inactive; being less active

Synonyms: rest Definition: a support on which things can be put Usage: the gun was steadied on a special rest

Hypernyms: support Definition: any device that bears the weight of another thing Usage: there was no place to attach supports for a shelf

Synonyms: rest Definition: a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration

Hypernyms: musical notation Definition: (music) notation used by musicians

Synonyms: balance, residual, residue, residuum, rest, remainder Definition: something left after other parts have been taken away Usage: there was no remainder; he threw away the rest; he took what he wanted and I got the balance

Hypernyms: part, portion, constituent, component, component part Definition: something determined in relation to something that includes it Usage: he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself; I read a portion of the manuscript; the smaller component is hard to reach; the animal constituent of plankton

Synonyms: sleep, quietus, rest, eternal rest, eternal sleep Definition: euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb) Usage: she was laid to rest beside her husband; they had to put their family pet to sleep

Hypernyms: death Definition: the absence of life or state of being dead Usage: he seemed more content in death than he had ever been in life

Synonyms: rest Definition: a state of inaction Usage: a body will continue in a state of rest until acted upon

Hypernyms: inaction, inactiveness, inactivity Definition: the state of being inactive

Synonyms: respite, rest, rest period, relief Definition: a pause for relaxation Usage: people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests

Hypernyms: pause, break, intermission, interruption, suspension Definition: a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something

Synonyms for (verb) rest

Synonyms: rest Definition: be at rest

Hypernyms: recline, recumb, repose Definition: lean in a comfortable resting position Usage: He was reposing on the couch

Synonyms: remain, rest, stay Definition: stay the same; remain in a certain state Usage: The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it; rest assured; stay alone; He remained unmoved by her tears; The bad weather continued for another week

Hypernyms: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer

Synonyms: rest, take a breather, breathe, catch one's breath Definition: take a short break from one's activities in order to relax

Hypernyms: break, pause, intermit Definition: cease an action temporarily Usage: We pause for station identification; let's break for lunch

Synonyms: rest, pillow Definition: rest on or as if on a pillow Usage: pillow your head

Hypernyms: put, place, pose, position, set, lay Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

Synonyms: roost, perch, rest Definition: sit, as on a branch Usage: The birds perched high in the tree

Hypernyms: sit, sit down Definition: be seated

Synonyms: rest Definition: not move; be in a resting position

Hypernyms: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer

Synonyms: rest Definition: put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying Usage: Rest your head on my shoulder

Hypernyms: put, place, pose, position, set, lay Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

Synonyms: repose, reside, rest Definition: be inherent or innate in;

Hypernyms: inhere in, attach to Definition: be part of Usage: This problem inheres in the design

Synonyms: lie, rest Definition: have a place in relation to something else Usage: The fate of Bosnia lies in the hands of the West; The responsibility rests with the Allies

Hypernyms: be Definition: occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere Usage: Where is my umbrella? The toolshed is in the back; What is behind this behavior?