Synonyms are words that have almost the same meaning but different spelling and pronunciation.
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Examples: Slender – thin finish – end sick –ill
Some words have several synonyms.
For example, happy has such synonyms words like light-hearted, pleased, and cheerful.
Synonyms help vary the writing, just like pronouns do.
For example, the word happy and its synonyms help vary the writing.
Daniel felt happy – Daniel felt light-hearted.
She was happy with her grade – She was pleased with her grade.
They sang a happy song – They sang a cheerful song.
Examples of common synonyms in English
Give the synonyms of the following words:
- Start 6. Collect
- Come 7. Assist
- Lengthy 8. Build
- Shattered 9. Reply
- Fix 10. Purchase
- Start – begin 6. Collect – gather
- Come – arrive 7. Assist – help
- Lengthy – long 8. Build – construct
- Shattered – broken 9. Reply – answer
- Fix – repair 10. Purchase – buy