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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) take

Synonyms: take Definition: the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

Hypernyms: motion-picture photography, filming, cinematography Definition: the act of making a film

Synonyms: proceeds, return, yield, payoff, take, takings, issue Definition: the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property Usage: the average return was about 5%

Hypernyms: income Definition: the financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time

Synonyms for (verb) take

Synonyms: take, contract, get Definition: be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness Usage: He got AIDS; She came down with pneumonia; She took a chill

Hypernyms: sicken, come down Definition: get sick Usage: She fell sick last Friday, and now she is in the hospital

Synonyms: take Definition: ascertain or determine by measuring, computing or take a reading from a dial Usage: take a pulse; A reading was taken of the earth's tremors

Hypernyms: incur, get, obtain, receive, find Definition: receive a specified treatment (abstract) Usage: These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation; His movie received a good review; I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions

Synonyms: acquire, adopt, assume, take, take on Definition: take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect Usage: His voice took on a sad tone; The story took a new turn; he adopted an air of superiority; She assumed strange manners; The gods assume human or animal form in these fables

Hypernyms: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: take Definition: be seized or affected in a specified way Usage: take sick; be taken drunk

Hypernyms: become, go, get Definition: enter or assume a certain state or condition Usage: He became annoyed when he heard the bad news; It must be getting more serious; her face went red with anger; She went into ecstasy; Get going!

Synonyms: read, take Definition: interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression Usage: I read this address as a satire; How should I take this message?; You can't take credit for this!

Hypernyms: construe, see, interpret Definition: make sense of; assign a meaning to Usage: What message do you see in this letter?; How do you interpret his behavior?

Synonyms: take, submit Definition: accept or undergo, often unwillingly Usage: We took a pay cut

Hypernyms: undergo Definition: pass through Usage: The chemical undergoes a sudden change; The fluid undergoes shear; undergo a strange sensation

Synonyms: select, choose, take, pick out Definition: pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives Usage: Take any one of these cards; Choose a good husband for your daughter; She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her

Hypernyms: make up one's mind, determine, decide Definition: reach, make, or come to a decision about something Usage: We finally decided after lengthy deliberations

Synonyms: take, look at, consider, deal Definition: take into consideration for exemplifying purposes Usage: Take the case of China; Consider the following case

Hypernyms: think about Definition: have on one's mind, think about actively Usage: I'm thinking about my friends abroad; She always thinks about her children first

Synonyms: exact, claim, take Definition: take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs Usage: the accident claimed three lives; The hard work took its toll on her

Hypernyms: take, necessitate, need, ask, require, postulate, call for, involve, demand Definition: require as useful, just, or proper Usage: It takes nerve to do what she did; success usually requires hard work; This job asks a lot of patience and skill; This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice; This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert; This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent

Synonyms: claim, take Definition: lay claim to; as of an idea Usage: She took credit for the whole idea

Hypernyms: swan, swear, verify, affirm, assert, aver, avow Definition: to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true Usage: Before God I swear I am innocent

Synonyms: take, shoot, film Definition: make a film or photograph of something Usage: take a scene; shoot a movie

Hypernyms: record, put down, enter Definition: make a record of; set down in permanent form

Synonyms: take Definition: obtain by winning Usage: Winner takes all; He took first prize

Hypernyms: win Definition: be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious Usage: He won the Gold Medal in skating; Our home team won; Win the game

Synonyms: aim, direct, take, take aim, train Definition: point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards Usage: Please don't aim at your little brother!; He trained his gun on the burglar; Don't train your camera on the women; Take a swipe at one's opponent

Hypernyms: position Definition: cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation

Synonyms: have, take Definition: have sex with; archaic use Usage: He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable

Hypernyms: make love, make out, jazz, lie with, know, love, fuck, sleep together, sleep with, roll in the hay, screw, bonk, bang, be intimate, bed, eff, do it, hump, have a go at it, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, have sex, get it on, get laid Definition: have sexual intercourse with Usage: This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm; Adam knew Eve; Were you ever intimate with this man?

Synonyms: take Definition: travel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route Usage: He takes the bus to work; She takes Route 1 to Newark

Hypernyms: use, utilise, utilize, employ, apply Definition: put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose Usage: use your head!; we only use Spanish at home; I can't use this tool; Apply a magnetic field here; This thinking was applied to many projects; How do you utilize this tool?; I apply this rule to get good results; use the plastic bags to store the food; He doesn't know how to use a computer

Synonyms: drive, take Definition: proceed along in a vehicle Usage: We drive the turnpike to work

Hypernyms: pass over, track, traverse, cover, cross, cut across, cut through, get across, get over Definition: travel across or pass over Usage: The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day

Synonyms: strike, take, take up, assume Definition: occupy or take on Usage: He assumes the lotus position; She took her seat on the stage; We took our seats in the orchestra; She took up her position behind the tree; strike a pose

Hypernyms: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: take, make Definition: head into a specified direction Usage: The escaped convict took to the hills; We made for the mountains

Hypernyms: head Definition: to go or travel towards Usage: where is she heading; We were headed for the mountains

Synonyms: bring, convey, take Definition: take something or somebody with oneself somewhere Usage: Bring me the box from the other room; Take these letters to the boss; This brings me to the main point

Hypernyms: transport, carry Definition: move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body Usage: You must carry your camping gear; carry the suitcases to the car; This train is carrying nuclear waste; These pipes carry waste water into the river

Synonyms: take Definition: experience or feel or submit to Usage: Take a test; Take the plunge

Hypernyms: receive, experience, get, have Definition: go through (mental or physical states or experiences) Usage: get an idea; experience vertigo; get nauseous; receive injuries; have a feeling

Synonyms: take Definition: buy, select Usage: I'll take a pound of that sausage

Hypernyms: purchase, buy Definition: obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction Usage: The family purchased a new car; The conglomerate acquired a new company; She buys for the big department store

Synonyms: charter, take, lease, hire, engage, rent Definition: engage for service under a term of contract Usage: We took an apartment on a quiet street; Let's rent a car; Shall we take a guide in Rome?

Hypernyms: acquire, get Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work

Synonyms: subscribe, subscribe to, take Definition: receive or obtain regularly Usage: We take the Times every day

Hypernyms: purchase, buy Definition: obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction Usage: The family purchased a new car; The conglomerate acquired a new company; She buys for the big department store

Synonyms: have, take, accept Definition: receive willingly something given or offered Usage: The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter; I won't have this dog in my house!; Please accept my present

Hypernyms: acquire, get Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work

Synonyms: accept, admit, take, take on Definition: admit into a group or community Usage: accept students for graduate study; We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member

Hypernyms: have, take, accept Definition: receive willingly something given or offered Usage: The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter; I won't have this dog in my house!; Please accept my present

Synonyms: take, occupy, use up Definition: require (time or space) Usage: It took three hours to get to work this morning; This event occupied a very short time

Hypernyms: expend, use Definition: use up, consume fully Usage: The legislature expended its time on school questions

Synonyms: fill, occupy, take Definition: assume, as of positions or roles Usage: She took the job as director of development; he occupies the position of manager; the young prince will soon occupy the throne

Hypernyms: do work, work Definition: be employed Usage: Is your husband working again?; My wife never worked; Do you want to work after the age of 60?; She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money; She works as a waitress to put herself through college

Synonyms: take Definition: carry out Usage: take action; take steps; take vengeance

Hypernyms: move, act Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel

Synonyms: hold, take, contain Definition: be capable of holding or containing Usage: This box won't take all the items; The flask holds one gallon

Hypernyms: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer

Synonyms: take, carry, pack Definition: have with oneself; have on one's person Usage: She always takes an umbrella; I always carry money; She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains

Hypernyms: feature, have Definition: have as a feature Usage: This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France

Synonyms: accept, take Definition: be designed to hold or take Usage: This surface will not take the dye

Hypernyms: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer