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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 (verb) restrain

Synonyms: restrain, restrict, confine, bound, limit, trammel, throttle Definition: place limits on (extent or access) Usage: restrict the use of this parking lot; limit the time you can spend with your friends

Hypernyms: contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, check, moderate Definition: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits Usage: moderate your alcohol intake; hold your tongue; hold your temper; control your anger

Synonyms: cumber, constrain, restrain, encumber Definition: hold back

Hypernyms: restrain, restrict, confine, bound, limit, trammel, throttle Definition: place limits on (extent or access) Usage: restrict the use of this parking lot; limit the time you can spend with your friends

Synonyms: hold, confine, restrain Definition: to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement Usage: This holds the local until the express passengers change trains; About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade; The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center; The terrorists held the journalists for ransom

Hypernyms: incapacitate, disable, disenable Definition: make unable to perform a certain action Usage: disable this command on your computer

Synonyms: restrain, intimidate Definition: to compel or deter by or as if by threats

Hypernyms: discourage Definition: deprive of courage or hope; take away hope from; cause to feel discouraged

Synonyms: keep, keep back, restrain, hold back Definition: keep under control; keep in check Usage: suppress a smile; Keep your temper; keep your cool

Hypernyms: inhibit, suppress, bottle up Definition: control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior