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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) total

Synonyms: sum, total, totality, aggregate Definition: the whole amount

Hypernyms: unit, whole Definition: an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity Usage: how big is that part compared to the whole?; the team is a unit

Synonyms: sum, total, amount Definition: a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers

Hypernyms: quantity Definition: the concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable

Synonyms for (verb) total

Synonyms: total Definition: damage beyond the point of repair Usage: My son totaled our new car; the rock star totals his guitar at every concert

Hypernyms: damage Definition: inflict damage upon Usage: The snow damaged the roof; She damaged the car when she hit the tree

Synonyms: add, add together, add up, tally, sum, sum up, summate, tot, tot up, total, tote up Definition: determine the sum of Usage: Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town

Hypernyms: count, number, numerate, enumerate Definition: determine the number or amount of Usage: Can you count the books on your shelf?; Count your change

Synonyms: number, total, come, add up, amount Definition: add up in number or quantity Usage: The bills amounted to $2,000; The bill came to $2,000

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 for (adjective) total

Synonyms: total, full, entire Definition: constituting the full quantity or extent; complete Usage: an entire town devastated by an earthquake; gave full attention; a total failure

Hypernyms: whole Definition: including all components without exception; being one unit or constituting the full amount or extent or duration; complete Usage: gave his whole attention; a whole wardrobe for the tropics; the whole hog; a whole week; the baby cried the whole trip home; a whole loaf of bread

Synonyms: full, total Definition: complete in extent or degree and in every particular Usage: a full game; a total eclipse; a total disaster

Hypernyms: complete Definition: having every necessary or normal part or component or step Usage: a complete meal; a complete wardrobe; a complete set of the Britannica; a complete set of china; a complete defeat; a complete accounting