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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) standard

Synonyms: standard, banner Definition: any distinctive flag

Hypernyms: flag Definition: emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design

Synonyms: standard Definition: an upright pole or beam (especially one used as a support) Usage: distance was marked by standards every mile; lamps supported on standards provided illumination

Hypernyms: post Definition: an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position Usage: he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them

Synonyms: standard, criterion Definition: the ideal in terms of which something can be judged Usage: they live by the standards of their community

Hypernyms: ideal Definition: the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain

Synonyms: standard, touchstone, measure, criterion Definition: a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated Usage: the schools comply with federal standards; they set the measure for all subsequent work

Hypernyms: system of measurement, metric Definition: a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic

Synonyms: monetary standard, standard Definition: the value behind the money in a monetary system

Hypernyms: value Definition: the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable Usage: the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world

Synonyms: standard Definition: a board measure = 1980 board feet

Hypernyms: cubage unit, cubature unit, cubic content unit, cubic measure, displacement unit, capacity measure, capacity unit, volume unit Definition: a unit of measurement of volume or capacity

Synonyms for (adjective) standard

Synonyms: standard Definition: commonly used or supplied Usage: standard procedure; standard car equipment

Hypernyms: common Definition: having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual Usage: the common man; a common sailor; the common cold; a common nuisance; followed common procedure; it is common knowledge that she lives alone; the common housefly; a common brand of soap

Synonyms: standard, stock Definition: regularly and widely used or sold Usage: a standard size; a stock item

Hypernyms: regular Definition: in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle Usage: his regular calls on his customers; regular meals; regular duties

Synonyms: standard Definition: established or well-known or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence Usage: a standard reference work; the classical argument between free trade and protectionism

Hypernyms: classic, classical, authoritative, definitive Definition: of recognized authority or excellence Usage: the definitive work on Greece; classical methods of navigation

Hypernyms: canonic, canonical, basic Definition: reduced to the simplest and most significant form possible without loss of generality Usage: a basic story line; a canonical syllable pattern

Hypernyms: textbook, casebook Definition: according to or characteristic of a casebook or textbook; typical Usage: a casebook schizophrenic; a textbook example

Hypernyms: criterial, criterional Definition: serving as a basis for evaluation

Synonyms: standard Definition: conforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value; or of the usual or regularized or accepted kind Usage: windows of standard width; standard sizes; the standard fixtures; standard brands; standard operating procedure

Hypernyms: modular Definition: constructed with standardized units or dimensions allowing flexibility and variety in use Usage: modular furniture; modular homes

Hypernyms: regular Definition: conforming to a standard or pattern Usage: following the regular procedure of the legislature; a regular electrical outlet

Hypernyms: regulation Definition: prescribed by or according to regulation Usage: regulation army equipment

Hypernyms: standardised, standardized Definition: brought into conformity with a standard Usage: standardized education

Hypernyms: stock Definition: routine Usage: a stock answer

Synonyms: received, standard Definition: conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers Usage: standard English (American); received standard English is sometimes called the King's English (British)

Hypernyms: acceptable Definition: judged to be in conformity with approved usage Usage: acceptable English usage

Hypernyms: classical Definition: (language) having the form used by ancient standard authors Usage: classical Greek