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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) weaken

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

Hypernyms: fall, lessen, diminish, decrease Definition: decrease in size, extent, or range Usage: The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester; The cabin pressure fell dramatically; her weight fell to under a hundred pounds; his voice fell to a whisper

Synonyms: weaken Definition: lessen the strength of Usage: The fever weakened his body

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: step down, weaken, de-escalate Definition: reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of Usage: de-escalate a crisis

Hypernyms: lessen, minify, decrease Definition: make smaller Usage: He decreased his staff

Synonyms: weaken, break, soften, damp, dampen Definition: lessen in force or effect Usage: soften a shock; break a fall

Hypernyms: deaden, blunt Definition: make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation Usage: Terror blunted her feelings; deaden a sound

Synonyms: sabotage, counteract, countermine, weaken, undermine, subvert Definition: destroy property or hinder normal operations Usage: The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war

Hypernyms: disobey Definition: refuse to go along with; refuse to follow; be disobedient Usage: He disobeyed his supervisor and was fired