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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) waste

Synonyms: waste, wastefulness, dissipation Definition: useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly Usage: if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste; mindless dissipation of natural resources

Hypernyms: activity Definition: any specific behavior Usage: they avoided all recreational activity

Synonyms: waste, permissive waste Definition: (law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or neglect

Hypernyms: human action, human activity, deed, act Definition: something that people do or cause to happen

Synonyms: waste, wastefulness, thriftlessness Definition: the trait of wasting resources Usage: a life characterized by thriftlessness and waste; the wastefulness of missed opportunities

Hypernyms: improvidence, shortsightedness Definition: a lack of prudence and care by someone in the management of resources

Synonyms: waste, wasteland, barren Definition: an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation Usage: the barrens of central Africa; the trackless wastes of the desert

Hypernyms: wild, wilderness Definition: a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition Usage: it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers

Synonyms: waste, waste material, waste matter, waste product Definition: any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted Usage: they collect the waste once a week; much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers

Hypernyms: material, stuff Definition: the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object Usage: coal is a hard black material; wheat is the stuff they use to make bread

Synonyms for (verb) waste

Synonyms: rot, waste Definition: become physically weaker Usage: Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world

Hypernyms: deteriorate, devolve, degenerate, drop Definition: grow worse Usage: Her condition deteriorated; Conditions in the slums degenerated; The discussion devolved into a shouting match

Synonyms: desolate, devastate, scourge, lay waste to, ravage, waste Definition: cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly Usage: The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion

Hypernyms: ruin, destroy Definition: destroy completely; damage irreparably Usage: You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!; The tears ruined her make-up

Synonyms: emaciate, waste, macerate Definition: cause to grow thin or weak Usage: The treatment emaciated him

Hypernyms: enfeeble, drain, debilitate Definition: make weak Usage: Life in the camp drained him

Synonyms: languish, pine away, waste Definition: lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief Usage: After her husband died, she just pined away

Hypernyms: weaken Definition: become weaker Usage: The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days

Synonyms: consume, squander, waste, ware Definition: spend extravagantly Usage: waste not, want not

Hypernyms: spend, expend, drop Definition: pay out Usage: spend money

Synonyms: waste Definition: use inefficiently or inappropriately Usage: waste heat; waste a joke on an unappreciative audience

Hypernyms: use, utilise, utilize, employ, apply Definition: put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose Usage: use your head!; we only use Spanish at home; I can't use this tool; Apply a magnetic field here; This thinking was applied to many projects; How do you utilize this tool?; I apply this rule to get good results; use the plastic bags to store the food; He doesn't know how to use a computer

Synonyms: neutralise, neutralize, do in, waste, knock off, liquidate Definition: get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing Usage: The mafia liquidated the informer; the double agent was neutralized

Hypernyms: kill Definition: cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly Usage: This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank; The farmer killed a pig for the holidays

Synonyms: waste, run off Definition: run off as waste Usage: The water wastes back into the ocean

Hypernyms: flow, feed, course, run Definition: move along, of liquids Usage: Water flowed into the cave; the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi

Synonyms: waste Definition: get rid of Usage: We waste the dirty water by channeling it into the sewer

Hypernyms: discard, dispose, toss, toss away, toss out, throw away, throw out, fling, put away, cast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out Definition: throw or cast away Usage: Put away your worries

Synonyms: waste, squander, blow Definition: spend thoughtlessly; throw away Usage: He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends; You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree

Hypernyms: expend, use Definition: use up, consume fully Usage: The legislature expended its time on school questions

Synonyms for (adjective) waste

Synonyms: waste, wild, godforsaken Definition: located in a dismal or remote area; desolate Usage: a desert island; a godforsaken wilderness crossroads; a wild stretch of land; waste places

Hypernyms: inhospitable Definition: unfavorable to life or growth Usage: the barren inhospitable desert; inhospitable mountain areas