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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) work

Synonyms: work Definition: activity directed toward making or doing something Usage: she checked several points needing further work

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

Synonyms: work, employment Definition: the occupation for which you are paid Usage: he is looking for employment; a lot of people are out of work

Hypernyms: business, job, line, line of work, occupation Definition: the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money Usage: he's not in my line of business

Synonyms: oeuvre, body of work, work Definition: the total output of a writer or artist (or a substantial part of it) Usage: he studied the entire Wagnerian oeuvre; Picasso's work can be divided into periods

Hypernyms: end product, output Definition: final product; the things produced

Synonyms: work, piece of work Definition: a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing Usage: it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works; the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work; he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey; the work of an active imagination; erosion is the work of wind or water over time

Hypernyms: product, production Definition: an artifact that has been created by someone or some process Usage: they improve their product every year; they export most of their agricultural production

Synonyms: work, workplace Definition: a place where work is done Usage: he arrived at work early today

Hypernyms: geographic point, geographical point Definition: a point on the surface of the Earth

Synonyms: work, study Definition: applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading) Usage: mastering a second language requires a lot of work; no schools offer graduate study in interior design

Hypernyms: learning, acquisition Definition: the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge Usage: the child's acquisition of language

Synonyms: work Definition: (physics) a manifestation of energy; the transfer of energy from one physical system to another expressed as the product of a force and the distance through which it moves a body in the direction of that force Usage: work equals force times distance

Hypernyms: energy, free energy Definition: (physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs Usage: energy can take a wide variety of forms

Synonyms for (verb) work

Synonyms: exercise, work, work out Definition: give a workout to Usage: Some parents exercise their infants; My personal trainer works me hard; work one's muscles; this puzzle will exercise your mind

Hypernyms: put to work, work Definition: cause to work Usage: he is working his servants hard

Synonyms: work Definition: arrive at a certain condition through repeated motion Usage: The stitches of the hem worked loose after she wore the skirt many times

Hypernyms: become, go, get Definition: enter or assume a certain state or condition Usage: He became annoyed when he heard the bad news; It must be getting more serious; her face went red with anger; She went into ecstasy; Get going!

Synonyms: ferment, work, sour, turn Definition: go sour or spoil Usage: The milk has soured; The wine worked; The cream has turned--we have to throw it out

Hypernyms: turn, change state Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election

Synonyms: ferment, work Definition: cause to undergo fermentation Usage: We ferment the grapes for a very long time to achieve high alcohol content; The vintner worked the wine in big oak vats

Hypernyms: convert Definition: change the nature, purpose, or function of something Usage: convert lead into gold; convert hotels into jails; convert slaves to laborers

Synonyms: puzzle out, figure out, lick, work, work out, solve Definition: find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of Usage: did you solve the problem?; Work out your problems with the boss; this unpleasant situation isn't going to work itself out; did you get it?; Did you get my meaning?; He could not work the math problem

Hypernyms: understand Definition: know and comprehend the nature or meaning of Usage: She did not understand her husband; I understand what she means

Synonyms: work, exploit Definition: use or manipulate to one's advantage Usage: He exploit the new taxation system; She knows how to work the system; he works his parents for sympathy

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: knead, work Definition: make uniform Usage: knead dough; work the clay until it is soft

Hypernyms: manipulate Definition: hold something in one's hands and move it

Synonyms: work Definition: move into or onto Usage: work the raisins into the dough; the student worked a few jokes into his presentation; work the body onto the flatbed truck

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: work, wreak, make for, play, bring Definition: cause to happen or to occur as a consequence Usage: I cannot work a miracle; wreak havoc; bring comments; play a joke; The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area

Hypernyms: make, create Definition: make or cause to be or to become Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor

Synonyms: forge, form, mold, mould, shape, work Definition: make something, usually for a specific function Usage: She molded the rice balls carefully; Form cylinders from the dough; shape a figure; Work the metal into a sword

Hypernyms: create from raw material, create from raw stuff Definition: make from scratch

Synonyms: process, work, work on Definition: shape, form, or improve a material Usage: work stone into tools; process iron; work the metal

Hypernyms: transform, transmute, transubstantiate Definition: change or alter in form, appearance, or nature Usage: This experience transformed her completely; She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture; transubstantiate one element into another

Synonyms: work, cultivate, crop Definition: prepare for crops Usage: Work the soil; cultivate the land

Hypernyms: set, set up, gear up, fix, prepare, ready Definition: make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc Usage: Get the children ready for school!; prepare for war; I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill

Synonyms: work Definition: gratify and charm, usually in order to influence Usage: the political candidate worked the crowds

Hypernyms: charm, captivate, capture, catch, enamor, enamour, enchant, entrance, fascinate, beguile, bewitch, becharm, trance Definition: attract; cause to be enamored Usage: She captured all the men's hearts

Synonyms: work Definition: move in an agitated manner Usage: His fingers worked with tension

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: make, work Definition: proceed along a path Usage: work one's way through the crowd; make one's way into the forest

Hypernyms: go across, go through, pass Definition: go across or through Usage: We passed the point where the police car had parked; A terrible thought went through his mind

Synonyms: work Definition: provoke or excite Usage: The rock musician worked the crowd of young girls into a frenzy

Hypernyms: stimulate, stir, excite Definition: stir feelings in Usage: stimulate my appetite; excite the audience; stir emotions

Synonyms: work Definition: proceed towards a goal or along a path or through an activity Usage: work your way through every problem or task; She was working on her second martini when the guests arrived; Start from the bottom and work towards the top

Hypernyms: proceed, move, go Definition: follow a procedure or take a course Usage: We should go farther in this matter; She went through a lot of trouble; go about the world in a certain manner; Messages must go through diplomatic channels

Synonyms: put to work, work Definition: cause to work Usage: he is working his servants hard

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: work Definition: cause to operate or function Usage: This pilot works the controls; Can you work an electric drill?

Hypernyms: deal, handle, manage, care Definition: be in charge of, act on, or dispose of Usage: I can deal with this crew of workers; This blender can't handle nuts; She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

Synonyms: work Definition: operate in or through Usage: Work the phones

Hypernyms: operate, run Definition: direct or control; projects, businesses, etc. Usage: She is running a relief operation in the Sudan

Synonyms: work, act Definition: have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected Usage: The voting process doesn't work as well as people thought; How does your idea work in practice?; This method doesn't work; The breaks of my new car act quickly; The medicine works only if you take it with a lot of water

Hypernyms: win, succeed, bring home the bacon, come through, deliver the goods Definition: attain success or reach a desired goal Usage: The enterprise succeeded; We succeeded in getting tickets to the show; she struggled to overcome her handicap and won

Synonyms: act upon, work, influence Definition: have and exert influence or effect Usage: The artist's work influenced the young painter; She worked on her friends to support the political candidate

Hypernyms: touch, touch on, impact, affect, bear on, bear upon Definition: have an effect upon Usage: Will the new rules affect me?

Synonyms: work Definition: operate in a certain place, area, or specialty Usage: She works the night clubs; The salesman works the Midwest; This artist works mostly in acrylics

Hypernyms: work Definition: exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity Usage: I will work hard to improve my grades; she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor

Synonyms: work Definition: behave in a certain way when handled Usage: This dough does not work easily; The soft metal works well

Hypernyms: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer