Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Synonyms For Daily Used Words

answer - respond, reply, retort, rejoinder, acknowledge, talk / write back, sass, riposte

amazing - splendid, fantastic, fabulous, wonderful, extraordinary, astonishing, astounding, phenomenal, breathtaking, overwhelming, marvelous, remarkable, spectacular,
startling, staggering, improbable, incredible, un-believable / -foreseen, / -thinkable, / -imaginable / -anticipated / -expected / -predicted

ask - question, inquire, demand, request, query, interrogate, examine, quiz,
propose to, suggest to / beg, beseech, entreat, pray, plead (pled), petition

beautiful - aesthetic, appealing, attractive, awesome, blooming, bonny, cute, comely, dazzling, delicate, dishy, drawing attention, elegant, exquisite, fair, fine, glorious, good-looking, graceful, gorgeous, handsome, lovely, magnificent, marvelous, nice, picturesque, pleasing, pretty, pulchritudinous, ravishing, shapely, stunning, splendid, sparkling, statuesque, scenic

big - enormous, stupendous, gargantuan, huge, large, immense, gigantic, vast, great, colossal, sizable, grand, great, substantial, mammoth, astronomical, ample, broad, expansive, tremendous, titanic, mountainous

certain - sure, positive, confident, safe bet, determined, definite, clear, distinct, obvious, inescapable, inevitable, unavoidable

certainly - absolutely, assuredly, undoubtedly, definitely, by all means; of course, right on, surely, without fail

complete - closed, ended, finished, concluded, terminated, done, accomplished, fulfilled,
whole, comprehensive, total, unabridged, uncut, wide / far-ranging, broad, ample, widespread, thorough, all-embracing, all-inclusive, overall, extensive, full

decide - determine, settle, conclude, resolve, decree, rule
make your mind up, settle on, agree, adopt, elect, go for, select, plump, pick, take, opt

describe - narrate, recite, characterize, represent, recount, rehearse, relate, report, record, laid out

difference - dissimilarity, unlikeness, incompatibility, divergence, variation, disagreement, inequity, contrast, distinction, discrepancy

do - perform, execute, accomplish, achieve, enact, carry out, attain, effect, fulfill, discharge

exact - accurate, definite, correct, precise, strict, spot-on, literal,
appropriate, suitable, acceptable, proper, approved, accepted, standard, thorough
careful, meticulous, particular, rigorous, faithful, true, truthful, just, right, specific

explain - elucidate, expound, explicate, elaborate, clarify, illustrate, by comparison, justify, account for, interpret, construe

feel - sense, experience, perceive / touch, taste, contact, palpate, caress
- calculate, conjecture, fancy, guess, hypothesize, imagine, infer, intuit, presume, presuppose, reason, reckon, speculate, surmise, suspect, theorize, think

follow - succeed, ensue, result, effect, supervene, corollary, consequent

get - acquire, obtain, secure, gain, regain, procure, derive, fetch, accumulate, collect, gather

great - noteworthy, distinguished, marvelous, excellent, fine, superior, qualified, suited, remarkable, grand, considerable, powerful, mighty
sublime, preponderant, supreme, predominant, paramount, preeminent, noted, celebrated, famed, famous, illustrious, notable, renowned

go (see: walk, move) - climb, crawl, creep, cross, depart, drive, drive, exit, fly, gallop, glide, glide, hasten, head for, hobble, hump, hurry, impel, journey, jump, leap, leave, limp, paddle, plod, prance, quit, race, ride, run, rush, sail, scamper, scoot, scurry, ship, skedaddle, slouch, sprint, transport, travel, trip, trot

good - agreeable, attractive, beneficial, benevolent, bountiful, correct, desirable, distinguished, enjoyable, excellent, excellent, expedient, favorable, fine, first-rate, genuine, great, helpful, high quality, honorable, marvelous, pleasant, proper, qualified, reliable, respectable, righteous, salubrious, salutary, satisfactory, skilled, sound, substantial, suitable, superb, superior, top-notch, true, upright, useful, valid, worthy

idea / plan - belief, concept, notion, opinion, thought, understanding, view
arrangement, blueprint, contrivance, design, device, diagram, draw, intention, map, method, procedure, project, scheme, strategy, way

important - indispensable, vital, critical, essential, necessary, needful, requisite, valuable, significant, primary, principal, considerable

interesting - absorbing, appealing, animated, attractive, bright, challenging, curious, captivating, engaging, exciting, enchanting, entertaining, fascinating, intelligent, spirited, inviting, intriguing, involving, inspiring, keen, provocative, though-provoking, moving, tantalizing, piquant, lively, spicy, sharp, consuming, arresting, enthralling, spellbinding

keep - retain, withhold, reserve, preserve, maintain, sustain, support, hold

little - small, diminutive, little, miniature, puny, exiguous, dinky, slight, limited, itsy-bitsy, microscopic, minuscule, minute, petite, tiny, wee

look - behold, see, glance, glimpse, sight, watch, note, notice, espy, descry, view, perceive, discern, remarked
gaze, stare, gape, glare, peer, peek, peep, ogle
seek, search for, examine, scrutinize, inspect, discover, recognize, eye, gawk, peruse, explore, study, observe, witness, contemplate, survey

make - found, create, establish, institute, organize, originate, invent, form, construct, design, fabricate, manufacture, produce, build, develop, compose

move (see: go, walk) - actuate, advance, bolt, budge, bustle, change, dawdle, dislocate, dislodge, drag, drift, evacuate, exchange, fling, initiate, jog, meander, migrate, mosey, proceed, progress, propel, push, put in motion, relocate, remove, roam, roll, scramble, shift, shove, shuffle, slide, slip, slither, slump, split, stagger, stir, switch, tear, transfer, transpose, traverse, whisk, wobble

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