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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) retard

Synonyms: idiot, imbecile, half-wit, moron, retard, cretin, changeling Definition: a person of subnormal intelligence

Hypernyms: simple, simpleton Definition: a person lacking intelligence or common sense

Synonyms for (verb) retard

Synonyms: retard Definition: cause to move more slowly or operate at a slower rate Usage: This drug will retard your heart rate

Hypernyms: slow down, decelerate Definition: reduce the speed of Usage: He slowed down the car

Synonyms: retard, slow, slow down, slow up, decelerate Definition: lose velocity; move more slowly Usage: The car decelerated

Hypernyms: fall, lessen, diminish, decrease Definition: decrease in size, extent, or range Usage: The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester; The cabin pressure fell dramatically; her weight fell to under a hundred pounds; his voice fell to a whisper

Synonyms: delay, retard, check Definition: slow the growth or development of Usage: The brain damage will retard the child's language development

Hypernyms: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: retard Definition: be delayed

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