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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) up

Synonyms: up Definition: raise Usage: up the ante

Hypernyms: increase Definition: make bigger or more Usage: The boss finally increased her salary; The university increased the number of students it admitted

Synonyms for (adjective) up

Synonyms: astir, up Definition: out of bed Usage: are they astir yet?; up by seven each morning

Hypernyms: awake Definition: not in a state of sleep; completely conscious Usage: lay awake thinking about his new job; still not fully awake

Synonyms: up Definition: used up Usage: time is up

Hypernyms: finished Definition: ended or brought to an end Usage: are you finished?; gave me the finished manuscript

Synonyms: up Definition: (used of computers) operating properly Usage: how soon will the computers be up?

Hypernyms: functioning Definition: performing or able to perform its regular function Usage: a functioning flashlight

Synonyms: up Definition: open Usage: the windows are up

Hypernyms: raised Definition: located or moved above the surround or above the normal position Usage: a raised design; raised eyebrows

Synonyms: up Definition: (usually followed by `on' or `for') in readiness Usage: he was up on his homework; had to be up for the game

Hypernyms: prepared Definition: made ready or fit or suitable beforehand Usage: a prepared statement; be prepared for emergencies

Synonyms: up, upward Definition: extending or moving toward a higher place Usage: the up staircase; a general upward movement of fish

Hypernyms: ascending Definition: moving or going or growing upward Usage: the ascending plane; the ascending staircase; the ascending stems of chickweed

Synonyms: up, improving Definition: getting higher or more vigorous Usage: its an up market; an improving economy

Hypernyms: rising Definition: advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status Usage: a rising trend; a rising market

Synonyms: up Definition: being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level Usage: the anchor is up; the sun is up; he lay face up; he is up by a pawn; the market is up; the corn is up

Hypernyms: in the lead, leading, ahead Definition: having the leading position or higher score in a contest Usage: he is ahead by a pawn; the leading team in the pennant race

Hypernyms: aweigh Definition: (used of an anchor) hanging clear of the bottom Usage: anchors aweigh

Hypernyms: dormie, dormy Definition: in match play a side that stands as many holes ahead as there are holes remaining to be played Usage: he was dormie three and still lost the match

Hypernyms: heavenward, skyward Definition: directed toward heaven or the sky Usage: the soul in its heavenward flight

Hypernyms: risen Definition: (of e.g. celestial bodies) above the horizon Usage: the risen sun

Hypernyms: sprouted Definition: (of growing vegetation) having just emerged from the ground Usage: the corn is sprouted

Hypernyms: upbound Definition: heading in any direction that is conventionally up Usage: upbound shipping lanes

Hypernyms: upfield Definition: away from the defending teams' end of the playing field

Hypernyms: upward Definition: directed up Usage: the cards were face upward; an upward stroke of the pen