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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) turn back

Synonyms: invert, turn back, reverse Definition: turn inside out or upside down

Hypernyms: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: retrovert, return, revert, regress, turn back Definition: go back to a previous state Usage: We reverted to the old rules

Hypernyms: turn, change by reversal, reverse Definition: change to the contrary Usage: The trend was reversed; the tides turned against him; public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern

Synonyms: contain, hold back, arrest, check, stop, turn back Definition: hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of Usage: Arrest the downward trend; Check the growth of communism in South East Asia; Contain the rebel movement; Turn back the tide of communism

Hypernyms: defend Definition: be on the defensive; act against an attack

Synonyms: turn back, chase away, run off, drive away, drive off, drive out, dispel Definition: force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings Usage: Drive away potential burglars; drive away bad thoughts; dispel doubts; The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers

Hypernyms: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: turn back, backtrack, double back Definition: retrace one's course Usage: The hikers got into a storm and had to turn back

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