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) rib

Synonyms: rib Definition: support resembling the rib of an animal

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

Synonyms: rib Definition: a projecting molding on the underside of a vault or ceiling; may be ornamental or structural

Hypernyms: moulding, molding Definition: a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing

Synonyms: rib Definition: a riblike supporting or strengthening part of an animal or plant

Hypernyms: anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure Definition: a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing Usage: he has good bone structure

Synonyms: rib, costa Definition: any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates)

Hypernyms: os, bone Definition: rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates

Synonyms: rib Definition: a teasing remark

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: rib Definition: cut of meat including one or more ribs

Hypernyms: cut, cut of meat Definition: a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass

Synonyms for (verb) rib

Synonyms: jest at, make fun, laugh at, blackguard, guy, poke fun, rib, ridicule, roast Definition: subject to laughter or ridicule Usage: The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house; The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher; His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday

Hypernyms: mock, bemock Definition: treat with contempt Usage: The new constitution mocks all democratic principles

Synonyms: rib Definition: form vertical ribs by knitting Usage: A ribbed sweater

Hypernyms: knit Definition: make (textiles) by knitting Usage: knit a scarf