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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) run down

Synonyms: run down, run out, peter out, conk out, poop out Definition: use up all one's strength and energy and stop working Usage: At the end of the march, I pooped out

Hypernyms: pall, tire, fatigue, jade, weary Definition: lose interest or become bored with something or somebody Usage: I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food

Synonyms: run down, run over Definition: injure or kill by running over, as with a vehicle

Hypernyms: wound, injure Definition: cause injuries or bodily harm to

Synonyms: run down Definition: pursue until captured Usage: They ran down the fugitive

Hypernyms: chase, chase after, dog, tag, tail, track, trail, go after, give chase Definition: go after with the intent to catch Usage: The policeman chased the mugger down the alley; the dog chased the rabbit

Synonyms: run down Definition: move downward Usage: The water ran down

Hypernyms: flow, feed, course, run Definition: move along, of liquids Usage: Water flowed into the cave; the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi

Synonyms: glance over, rake, run down, scan, skim Definition: examine hastily Usage: She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi

Hypernyms: see, examine Definition: observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect Usage: The customs agent examined the baggage; I must see your passport before you can enter the country

Synonyms: play out, exhaust, run down, sap, tire Definition: deplete Usage: exhaust one's savings; We quickly played out our strength

Hypernyms: consume, eat, eat up, deplete, run through, wipe out, use up, exhaust Definition: use up (resources or materials) Usage: this car consumes a lot of gas; We exhausted our savings; They run through 20 bottles of wine a week

Synonyms: run down, check out Definition: trace Usage: We are running down a few tips

Hypernyms: pursue, act on, follow up on Definition: carry further or advance Usage: Can you act on this matter soon?