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Examples of Synonyms


Post by natttt
Posted on 2011-04-01 09:09:04
Synonyms are different words which have the same meaning, or almost the same meaning.
For example, the words stones and rocks are synonyms.

Synonyms can be nouns, verbs, adverbs or adjectives, as long as both are the same part of speech.

For example:
- chair and seat (nouns)
- go and leave (verbs)
- quickly and rapidly (adverbs)
- long and extended (adjectives)

Synonyms need not be single words, as in war and armed conflict.

Here are more synonyms:

tremendous - remarkable
cat - feline
baby - infant
sick - ill
quickly - speedily

A word can have more than one synonym depending on which meaning you use for the word. For example:
- expired could have the synonym no longer fresh, if you mean milk that"s past its sale date.
- expired could have the synonym dead, if you mean no longer alive.

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