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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) set off

Synonyms: explode, blow up, detonate, set off Definition: cause to burst with a violent release of energy Usage: We exploded the nuclear bomb

Hypernyms: change integrity Definition: change in physical make-up

Synonyms: set off Definition: set in motion or cause to begin Usage: The guide set the tour off to a good start

Hypernyms: commence, start, lead off, begin Definition: set in motion, cause to start Usage: The U.S. started a war in the Middle East; The Iraqis began hostilities; begin a new chapter in your life

Synonyms: set off, bring out Definition: direct attention to, as if by means of contrast Usage: This dress accentuates your nice figure!; I set off these words by brackets

Hypernyms: punctuate, accent, accentuate, stress, emphasise, emphasize Definition: to stress, single out as important Usage: Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet

Synonyms: set off, incite, instigate, stir up Definition: provoke or stir up Usage: incite a riot; set off great unrest among the people

Hypernyms: provoke, stimulate Definition: provide the needed stimulus for

Synonyms: set off, spark, spark off, activate, actuate, trigger, trigger off, trip, touch off Definition: put in motion or move to act Usage: trigger a reaction; actuate the circuits

Hypernyms: initiate, pioneer Definition: take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of Usage: This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants

Synonyms: depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off Definition: leave Usage: The family took off for Florida

Hypernyms: leave, go away, go forth Definition: go away from a place Usage: At what time does your train leave?; She didn't leave until midnight; The ship leaves at midnight

Synonyms: offset, set off, cancel Definition: make up for Usage: His skills offset his opponent's superior strength

Hypernyms: balance, equilibrate, equilibrise, equilibrize Definition: bring into balance or equilibrium Usage: She has to balance work and her domestic duties; balance the two weights