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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) take in

Synonyms: take in Definition: make (clothes) smaller Usage: Please take in this skirt--I've lost weight

Hypernyms: vary, change, alter Definition: become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence Usage: her mood changes in accordance with the weather; The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season

Synonyms: adopt, take in Definition: take into one's family Usage: They adopted two children from Nicaragua

Hypernyms: take Definition: take into one's possession Usage: We are taking an orphan from Romania; I'll take three salmon steaks

Synonyms: ingest, absorb, assimilate, take in Definition: take up mentally Usage: he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe

Hypernyms: larn, learn, acquire Definition: gain knowledge or skills Usage: She learned dancing from her sister; I learned Sanskrit; Children acquire language at an amazing rate

Synonyms: take in, befool, put on, put one across, put one over, gull, fool, dupe, slang, cod Definition: fool or hoax Usage: The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone; You can't fool me!

Hypernyms: lead astray, deceive, betray Definition: cause someone to believe an untruth Usage: The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house

Synonyms: take in, take up, suck in, sop up Definition: take up as if with a sponge

Hypernyms: consume, have, ingest, take, take in Definition: serve oneself to, or consume regularly Usage: Have another bowl of chicken soup!; I don't take sugar in my coffee

Synonyms: gather in, take in Definition: fold up Usage: take in the sails

Hypernyms: roll up, furl Definition: form into a cylinder by rolling Usage: Roll up the cloth

Synonyms: take in, take up Definition: accept Usage: The cloth takes up the liquid

Hypernyms: have, receive Definition: get something; come into possession of Usage: receive payment; receive a gift; receive letters from the front

Synonyms: see, watch, view, take in, catch Definition: see or watch Usage: view a show on television; This program will be seen all over the world; view an exhibition; Catch a show on Broadway; see a movie

Hypernyms: watch Definition: look attentively Usage: watch a basketball game

Synonyms: overhear, catch, take in Definition: hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers Usage: We overheard the conversation at the next table

Hypernyms: hear Definition: perceive (sound) via the auditory sense

Synonyms: take in, collect Definition: call for and obtain payment of Usage: we collected over a million dollars in outstanding debts; he collected the rent

Hypernyms: take Definition: take into one's possession Usage: We are taking an orphan from Romania; I'll take three salmon steaks

Synonyms: clear, bring in, take in, earn, gain, make, realise, realize, pull in Definition: earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages Usage: How much do you make a month in your new job?; She earns a lot in her new job; this merger brought in lots of money; He clears $5,000 each month

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: take in Definition: visit for entertainment Usage: take in the sights

Hypernyms: see, visit Definition: go to see a place, as for entertainment Usage: We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning

Synonyms: take in Definition: provide with shelter

Hypernyms: put up, domiciliate, house Definition: provide housing for Usage: The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town