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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) step

Synonyms: step, measure Definition: any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal Usage: the situation called for strong measures; the police took steps to reduce crime

Hypernyms: maneuver, manoeuvre, tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre Definition: a move made to gain a tactical end

Synonyms: step Definition: the act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down Usage: he walked with unsteady steps

Hypernyms: locomotion, travel Definition: self-propelled movement

Synonyms: step, dance step Definition: a sequence of foot movements that make up a particular dance Usage: he taught them the waltz step

Hypernyms: locomotion, travel Definition: self-propelled movement

Synonyms: step, stair Definition: support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway Usage: he paused on the bottom step

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

Synonyms: step Definition: a solid block joined to the beams in which the heel of a ship's mast or capstan is fixed

Hypernyms: block Definition: a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides) Usage: the pyramids were built with large stone blocks

Synonyms: step, footmark, footprint Definition: a mark of a foot or shoe on a surface Usage: the police made casts of the footprints in the soft earth outside the window

Hypernyms: mark, print Definition: a visible indication made on a surface Usage: some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks; paw prints were everywhere

Synonyms: step, tone, whole step, whole tone Definition: a musical interval of two semitones

Hypernyms: musical interval, interval Definition: the difference in pitch between two notes

Synonyms: footfall, footstep, step Definition: the sound of a step of someone walking Usage: he heard footsteps on the porch

Hypernyms: sound Definition: the sudden occurrence of an audible event Usage: the sound awakened them

Synonyms: footstep, pace, step, stride Definition: the distance covered by a step Usage: he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig

Hypernyms: indefinite quantity Definition: an estimated quantity

Synonyms: step, stone's throw Definition: a short distance Usage: it's only a step to the drugstore

Hypernyms: small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity Definition: an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude

Synonyms: step, gradation Definition: relative position in a graded series Usage: always a step behind; subtle gradations in color; keep in step with the fashions

Hypernyms: rank Definition: relative status Usage: his salary was determined by his rank and seniority

Synonyms for (verb) step

Synonyms: step Definition: move or proceed as if by steps into a new situation Usage: She stepped into a life of luxury; he won't step into his father's footsteps

Hypernyms: move Definition: go or proceed from one point to another Usage: the debate moved from family values to the economy

Synonyms: pace, step Definition: measure (distances) by pacing Usage: step off ten yards

Hypernyms: measure, quantify Definition: express as a number or measure or quantity Usage: Can you quantify your results?

Synonyms: step Definition: place (a ship's mast) in its step

Hypernyms: put, place, pose, position, set, lay Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

Synonyms: step Definition: shift or move by taking a step Usage: step back

Hypernyms: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: tread, step Definition: put down or press the foot, place the foot Usage: For fools rush in where angels fear to tread; step on the brake

Hypernyms: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: step Definition: walk a short distance to a specified place or in a specified manner Usage: step over to the blackboard

Hypernyms: walk Definition: use one's feet to advance; advance by steps Usage: Walk, don't run!; We walked instead of driving; She walks with a slight limp; The patient cannot walk yet; Walk over to the cabinet

Synonyms: step Definition: move with one's feet in a specific manner Usage: step lively

Hypernyms: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: step Definition: furnish with steps Usage: The architect wants to step the terrace

Hypernyms: supply, render, provide, furnish Definition: give something useful or necessary to Usage: We provided the room with an electrical heater

Synonyms: ill-treat, ill-use, mistreat, maltreat, abuse, step Definition: treat badly Usage: This boss abuses his workers; She is always stepping on others to get ahead

Hypernyms: do by, treat, handle Definition: interact in a certain way Usage: Do right by her; Treat him with caution, please; Handle the press reporters gently

Synonyms: step Definition: cause (a computer) to execute a single command

Hypernyms: run, execute Definition: carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine Usage: Run the dishwasher; run a new program on the Mac; the computer executed the instruction