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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) trace

Synonyms: trace Definition: either of two lines that connect a horse's harness to a wagon or other vehicle or to a whiffletree

Hypernyms: line Definition: something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible Usage: a washing line

Synonyms: trace, tracing Definition: a drawing created by superimposing a semitransparent sheet of paper on the original image and copying on it the lines of the original image

Hypernyms: drawing Definition: a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines Usage: drawings of abstract forms; he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures

Synonyms: tincture, trace, shadow, vestige Definition: an indication that something has been present Usage: there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim; a tincture of condescension

Hypernyms: indicant, indication Definition: something that serves to indicate or suggest Usage: an indication of foul play; indications of strain; symptoms are the prime indicants of disease

Synonyms: trace Definition: a visible mark (as a footprint) left by the passage of person or animal or vehicle

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: ghost, touch, trace Definition: a suggestion of some quality Usage: there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone; he detected a ghost of a smile on her face

Hypernyms: proposition, proffer, suggestion Definition: a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection Usage: it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse

Synonyms: hint, trace, suggestion Definition: a just detectable amount Usage: he speaks French with a trace of an accent

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

Synonyms for (verb) trace

Synonyms: decipher, trace Definition: read with difficulty Usage: Can you decipher this letter?; The archeologist traced the hieroglyphs

Hypernyms: read Definition: interpret something that is written or printed Usage: read the advertisement; Have you read Salman Rushdie?

Synonyms: trace, follow Definition: follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something Usage: We must follow closely the economic development is Cuba; trace the student's progress

Hypernyms: study, examine, analyse, analyze, canvas, canvass Definition: consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning Usage: analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare; analyze the evidence in a criminal trial; analyze your real motives

Synonyms: trace, delineate, describe, draw, line Definition: make a mark or lines on a surface Usage: draw a line; trace the outline of a figure in the sand

Hypernyms: mark Definition: make or leave a mark on Usage: the scouts marked the trail; ash marked the believers' foreheads

Synonyms: trace Definition: copy by following the lines of the original drawing on a transparent sheet placed upon it; make a tracing of Usage: trace a design; trace a pattern

Hypernyms: re-create, copy Definition: make a replica of Usage: copy that drawing; re-create a picture by Rembrandt

Synonyms: trace Definition: make one's course or travel along a path; travel or pass over, around, or along Usage: The children traced along the edge of the dark forest; The women traced the pasture

Hypernyms: continue, proceed, go forward Definition: move ahead; travel onward in time or space Usage: We proceeded towards Washington; She continued in the direction of the hills; We are moving ahead in time now

Synonyms: trace, hound, hunt Definition: pursue or chase relentlessly Usage: The hunters traced the deer into the woods; the detectives hounded the suspect until they found him

Hypernyms: chase, chase after, dog, tag, tail, track, trail, go after, give chase Definition: go after with the intent to catch Usage: The policeman chased the mugger down the alley; the dog chased the rabbit

Synonyms: trace, retrace Definition: to go back over again Usage: we retraced the route we took last summer; trace your path

Hypernyms: return Definition: go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before Usage: return to your native land; the professor returned to his teaching position after serving as Dean

Synonyms: trace Definition: discover traces of Usage: She traced the circumstances of her birth

Hypernyms: find, notice, observe, detect, discover Definition: discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of Usage: She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water; We found traces of lead in the paint