English Grammar, synonyms

500+synonyms: similar words | English grammar

one of two or more words or expressions of the same language that have the same meaning in some senses called synonyms.

A

Abruptsudden
Abeyancesuspension
Abysmalbottomless
Abstinenceself-denial
Aberrateto wander or deviate from
Abjectworthless
Absolveto set free
AbsonantAbsurd
Archaicbelonging to an earlier period
Appeaseto anger
Anomalyirregularity
Annihilateto put out of existence
Annulmentabolition
Amnestygeneral pardon
Ampleabundant
Ambientsurrounding
Ameliorateto make endurable
Alleviateto lessen
Alightto descend
Agrarianrelating to land
Adversaryopponent
Adulationfawning
Adumbrateto shadow forth
Admonishto warn
Addictionslavish habit
Accurateexact
Accumulatecollect
Acquiescequiet submission
Acmezenith
Accrueto accumulate
Acclimatizeaccustom
Abstractto draw away
Arrantdownright
Assiduouslypersistently
Askanceobliquely
Assuageto abate or subside
Austererigorous
Aurasubtle emanation
Averruncateto ward off
Axioma self-evident truth
Amicableco-operative
Allegianceloyalty
Abstemiouscareful
AbrogateRepeal
AbatedReduced
Acutesharp
Amiablefriendly
Audaciousbold
Appalledshocked
Accomplishachieve
Ancestorsforefathers
Atrocityviolence

B

Burlesquea piece of literature or acting that mocks its original by grotesque exaggeration
Bruntimpact
Bravuraan impression of supreme ease
Bonhomiehearty pleasantness of manner
Boisterousnoisy and cheerful
Bestialbrutish
Berserkuncontrollably wild
Beseechentreat
Benevolenceactive kindness
Benignkindly
Beleaguerbesiege
Beguiledeceive
Barbaroussavage
Balmconsolation
Bafflepuzzle
Banalcommonplace
Blazefire
BalefulHarmful
Battereddestroyed
Blisterwound
Benevolentkind
Barrenunproductive
Boastbrag

C

Cacophonyjarring sound
Cravencowardly
Corroborateto confirm
corollarya consequence
contrabandsmuggled goods
contingentaccidental
consecrateto render holy
confoundto overthrow
concurto coincide
compunctionpricking of conscience
complaisantdesirouw of pleasing
Commodioussuitable
Cognitionknowing in the widest sense
Cogitateto meditate
Contouroutline
Concomitan5the which accompanies or attends
Congenialkindred spirit
Concedeadmit
Clandestineprivate
Circumsoectwary
circumlocutionevasive talk
Chastisementpunishment
chideto rebuke
Chauvinishblind patriotism
Censiriousseverely critical
Cantankerousshort-tempered
Cavilto find fault
Catastrophegreat destruction
Carnalsensual
Capriciousunreliable
Capitulateto surrender
CandidFrank
Camaraderiefriendliness
CalamityDisaster
Callousunfeeling
Coaxpersuade
Covenantcontract
Chivalrousgallant
Camouflagedisguise
Concealedhidden
Captiontitle
Cursoryquick
Crassunrefinee
Ceasestop
Cajolepersuade
Consistencyuniformity
Cluehint
Crudeunrefined
CoarseRough
Cordialfriendly
CommotionDisturbance
Consideratethoughtful
Changealter

D

Dauntdiscourage
Dankdamp
Dastarda coward
Dearthscarcity
Debacledownfall
Debilityweakness
Decrepitmade weak
Despicablecontemptible
Deportto banish
Depleteto exhaust
Debonairpleasing and gracious
Declaimto make a set or rhetorical speech
Decreean order by one in authority
Deflectto turn aside
Drivelto talk nonsense
Duressthreat
Dubiousdoubtful
Doughtystrong and able
Dogmaticexcessively opinionated
Dissimulateto dissemble
DiscourseConversation
Disparateradically different
Dirgemusic of mourning
Diatribebitter and violent attack in worlds
Deviousroundabout
Derelictforsaken
Deprecateto desire earnestly the prevention of
Desideratelong for
Denouementunraveling of a plot or story
Delineateto represent by a sketch or picture
Delectabledelightful
Deja’vuan illusion of having experienced something before actually doing so
Degageunembarrassed
Defrayto meet the expenses
DuplicityDeception
Dramaticspectqcular
Dormantsleeping
Deferencerespect
Daintysmall and graceful
Deliriousexcited
Despondentdejected
Dishonourinfamy
Dessertsweet-dish
Denyrefuse
Docilesubmissive

E

Extenuateto lessen
Expediteto hasten
Exoticforeign
Expungeto block out
Extricateavoid
Explicitdefinite
Exigencyemergency
Excruciatingacute
Exacerbatemalign
Evinceto show plainly
Eschewavoid
Eruditescholarly
Equivocalopen to doubt
Equipoiseequilibrium
Ennuia feeling of weariness
Enunciateto state formally
Envisageto foresee in imagination
Entailto impose or result in
Enthralto banish
Encomiumvery high praise
Emulatestrive to equal or excel
Empiricone web experiments
Embezzlemisuse
Embellishdecorate
Eketo supplement
Egressexit
Effronteryshameless insolence
Effeteexhausted
Ecstasyexalted feeling
Edificeimposing building
Edaciousgluttonous
Effeminatewomanish
Exhorturage
Elasticflexible
Executionerone who inflicts capital punishment
Eminentillustrious
Eruditescholarly
Electrifyingexciting
Embraceaccept
Enigmaticpuzzling
EnvisagedImagined
Evokedcalled forth

F

Fabricatemake up
Fascinatecharm
Fatalitymisfortune
Flagrantscandalous
Faux pasfolly
Facientagent
Fecundfertile
Ferociousfierce
Felinecat-like
Fealtyloyalty
Fixationobsession
Frugaleconomical
Filumthread
Fissureerack
Fictitiousunreal
Friskgambol
Forebodeforetell
Foregorenounce
Frontierboundary
FriendlyAmiable
Fortitudecourage
Feasiblepractical se
Fortifystrengthen
Fragileeasily broken
Flabbergasteddumbfounded
Flimsyweak
Fruitlessuseless

G

Garishunpleasantly gaudy
Genrestyle
Glabrousbald
Gladiatortrained fighte4
Girdto prepare for action
Gourmandexcessive eater
Grandimpressive
Grubbydirty
Grandeurhigh flown
Grandioseimposing
Genuinereal
Gloomymorose
Grumbleto complain
Geniusa foreigner
Genialunselfish

H

Habitathome
Handicapdisability
Havocdestruction
Hazardrisk
Hackneyedbanal
Halidomsanctity
Histrionictheatrical
Hovelcry
hum-drumdull
Horrendousgreatly unpleasant
Hostilepoor
Homagetribute
Hesitantundecided
Hostilityenmity

I

Ideographsymbol
Impetuoushasty
Impetusdriving energy
Impeachaccuse
Impassedeadlock
Incenseto enrage
Infringeto encroach
Ingenuousartless
Inexorablerelentless
Inquisitionthorough investigation
Invidiousmalicious
Insinuatesuggest
Incubusnightmare
Inordinateexcessive
Inscrutablemysterious
Instigateincite
Intimidatefrighten
Irrevocableunalterable
Impeccablefaultless
Impedimentobstruction
ImpostTax
Irreproachablefaultless
ILL-favouredunlucky
Industrioushard-working
Infamynotoriety
Intrepidfearless
Imitatefollow
Intimidatefrighten
Imbecilitystupidity
Indifferentunconcerned
Implacableunappeasable
Indictto accuse
Innocuousharmless
Innuendoesinsinuations
Insolentinsulting
Irreverencedisrespect

J

Jealousenvious
Jubilantjoyful
Jocosemerry

K

Knavescoundrel
Knitweave
Knollmound

L

Labyrinthbewildering maze
Levitatefloat
Lavewash
Lecternsinging desk
Lenitivesoothing
Leoninelion like
Lecheroussalacious
Literatushighly educated
Lusciousattractive
Lucidsenswtional
Lucrativeprofitable
Luridshocking
Libertyfreedom
Laudablepraiseworthy
Laid-backeasy-going
Loquacioustalkative
Latenthidden

M

Machinationsscheming
Macabregruesome
Magnanimousgenerous
Malevolentspiteful
Manoeuvreplanned movement
metemeasure
Meagrescanty
Modelparadigm
Motiveintention
Miraculousamazing
Meniallowly
Mass murdergenocide
Maiden speechfirst speech
Magnificentsplendid
Meeksubmissive
Massivelarge in size

N

Nadirlowest point
Nagfind fault with continuously
Narcoticthat which produces total insensibility
Nescienceabsence of knowledge
Nefariouewicked
Nemesisdeserved fate
Nonplussedcompletely puzzled
Nostalgiahome-sickness
Nurturetraininig
Novicebeginner
Nebulousvague

O

Obduratestubborn
Obesevery fat
Obfuscatebewilder
Obviateget rid of
Odioushateful
Officioustoo eager to help or advise
Ominousthreatening
Onerousburdensome
Opprobriousabusive
Obstinateunyielding
Ostracisebanish
Obscureunknown

P

Prognosisforecast
Poachhunt
Prospectivepossible
Predominantlymostly
Paucityshortfall
Pensivethoughtful
Provisionaltemporary
Prodigalwasteful
Peculiarstrange
Prosperthrive
Perspicuousclear
Piousreligious
Prudentwise
Pompousgrandiose
Poignantsad
Periloushazardous
Plausibleseemingly true
Perplexedpuzzled
Pertinentrelevant
Panaceacure-all
Pragmatiopractical
Perpetuateto perform
Pontificateto constitute
Prolificfertile
Professto proclaim
Prodigiousenormous
propitiateto appease

Q

Quaymouth of a river
Quagmirefog
Quenchto extinguish
Quintessencepurest part
Quashto suppress
Querulous toQuarrelsome

R

Riddleto fill with holes
Reticencetendency
Rhetoricaldesigned for showy oratorial effect
Recklessirresponsible
Recapitulateto sum up
Replenishto provide a new supply for
Reposerest
Restrictprohibit
Recipientscreators
Reparteequick witty reply
Rectifycorrect
Routdefeat
Recurrenthappening repeatedly
Regardrespect
Reticentnot saying much
Ravageddestroyed
Renownedfamous
Reparationcompensation
Redundantsuperfluous
Relishenjoy

S

Sagaciousdiscerning
Siestaafternoon nap
Solicitto ask for
Spuriousnot genuine
Splayto spread out
Superciliousscornfully superior
Stringentsevere
Surreptitiouslysecretly
Soporificsleep-inducing
Shrinkshrivel
Surmountovercome
SolicitRequest
Salientmost important
Saunteringstrolling
SporadicIrregular
Swapexchange
Surpassoutdo
Sufficientenough
Sanitisedisinfect
Sundryvarious
Spiritedenthusiastic

T

Tactilepertaining to the organs of touch
Tantalizeto tease
Temporalworldly
Thwartto frustrate
Topographyphysical features of a region
Tour-de-forcefeat of skill
Triumphvictory
Truculentaggressive
Tumultuousdisorderly
Turbidconfused
Turmoilagitation
Turpitudewickedness
Tutelageguardianship
Twaddle foolish talk
Tyrannizerule cruelly and unjustly
Transpqrentclear
Tangentialsuperficial relevance
Tremendousexcessive
Transpiredhappened
Tediousdull

U

Unanimousshowing complete agreement
Uncannymysterious
Unbecomingnot suitable
Usurpacquire wrongfully
Ubiquitousomnipresent

V

Vacillatewaver
Vanquishdefeat
Venerateregard with deep respect
Veilconceal
Vindictivespiteful
Vagaryimpulse

W

Waftto convey by floating
Wroughtmade or fashioned
Wreakto inflict
Wresttake violently away
whitleast
wrathanger
Wearytroubled
WarrantyGuarantee

Y

Yearningstrong desire
Yieldgive in
Yokelrustic
Yonderover there

Z

Zapdefeat
Zealenthusiasm
Zenithhighest point
Zestgusto

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