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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) shut

Synonyms: close, shut Definition: become closed Usage: The windows closed with a loud bang

Hypernyms: turn, change state Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election

Synonyms: keep out, exclude, shut, shut out Definition: prevent from entering; shut out Usage: The trees were shutting out all sunlight; This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country

Hypernyms: prevent, keep Definition: stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state Usage: We must prevent the cancer from spreading; His snoring kept me from falling asleep; Keep the child from eating the marbles

Synonyms for (adjective) shut

Synonyms: shut, closed Definition: used especially of mouth or eyes Usage: he sat quietly with closed eyes; his eyes were shut against the sunlight

Hypernyms: blinking, winking Definition: closing the eyes intermittently and rapidly Usage: he stood blinking in the bright sunlight

Hypernyms: compressed, tight Definition: pressed tightly together Usage: with lips compressed

Hypernyms: squinched, squinting Definition: having eyes half closed in order to see better Usage: squinched eyes