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Synonyms

Synonyms are words which have similar meanings. The meaning of these words need not be exactly the same. Most words can have one or more synonyms.

Quiz on Synonyms

Trying to find out synonyms of new words you encounter is a good way of improving English vocabulary.

LIST OF SYNONYMS

Abroad - Overseas

Accord - Agreement

Admit - Confess

Agree - Consent

Alike - Same

Allow - Permit

Amount - Quantity

Angry - Mad

Answer - Response

Ask - Inquire

Attire - Dress

Away - Absent

Awful - Terrible

Baby - Infant

Beautiful - Pretty

Becoming - Fitting

Beg - Implore

Begin - Commence

Belly - Stomach

Big - Large

Bizarre - Weird

Blank - Empty

Brave - Bold

Broad - Wide

Bucket - Pail

Busy - Active

Calamity - Disaster

Candy - Sweets

Center - Middle

Change - Transform

Chiefly - Mainly

Choosy - Picky

Close - Shut

Collect - Gather

Complete - Total

Confine - Restrict

Confuse - Mixed Up

Considerate - Thoughtful

Contrary - Opposite

Correct - Right

Cunning - Clever

Dash - Sprint

Daybreak - Dawn

Dedicated - Committed

Deliberate - Planned

Delicate - Fragile

Destiny - Fate

Disclose - Reveal

Discount - Reduction

Disgrace - Shame

Eager - Keen

Elevate - Raise

Enormous - Huge

Enquire - Investigate

Evaluate - Assess

Evil - Bad

Exactly - Precisely

Except - Apart From

Exit - Leave

Extra - Additional

Fair - Unbiased

False - Untrue

Famous - Renowned

Fantastic - Great

Fast - Quick

Finish - Complete

Formerly - Previously

Fortunate - Lucky

Fun -Entertaining

Function -Operate

Funny - Amusing

Garbage - Trash

Get - Receive

Glad - Happy

Glitter - Sparkle

Good - Fine

Grab - Seize

Grumble - Grouse

Hall - Corridor

Handsome - Good Looking

Happily - Fortunately

Hard - Difficult

Hazard - Danger

Help - Assist

Hint - Tip

Huge - Enormous

Hurt - Injure

Hurry - Rush

Ignore - Snub

Ill - Sick

Imitate - Mimic

Immediate - Instantly

Impact - Affect

Impartial - Neutral

Important - Significant

Inconsiderate - Thoughtless

Infamous - Notorious

Infect - Contaminate

Informal - Casual

Innocent - Harmless

Inspect - Examine

Instructions - Directions

Insufficient - Inadequate

Intellectual - Mental

Intelligent - Smart

Intend - Mean

Inventory - Stock

Invoice - Bill

Jealous - Envious

Job - Work

Joy - Delight

Kid - Child

Kind - Benevolent

Learn - Memorize

Lethal - Deadly

Listen - Hear

Little - Small

Lots - Many

Loving - Fond

Loyal - Faithful

Lucid - Clear

Mad - Crazy

Make - Build

Maintain - Preserve

Maybe - Perhaps

Meeting - Assembly

Mild -Gentle

Misery - Distress

Modern - Contemporary

Movie - Film

Native - Local

Necessary -Essential

Near - Close

New - Recent

Nice - Pleasant

Noon - Midday

Notify - Inform

Numerous - Many

Odd - Strange

Old - Mature

Ornament - Decoration

Outgoing - Friendly

Overlook - Miss

Oversee - Supervise

Part - Section

Particular - Specific

Perception - Insight

Perfect - Flawless

Possibility - Opportunity

Praise - Compliment

Provide - Supply

Quake - Tremble

Quite - Fairly

Raise - Lift

Real - Genuine

Receive - Get

Regret - Remorse

Reliable - Dependable

Remark - Comment

Renew - Resume

Respond - Reply

Rest - Relax

Rich - Wealthy

Rock - Stone

Rude - Impolite

Sad - Unhappy

Safe - Secure

Scared - Afraid

See - Look

Select - Choose

Significant - Meaningful

Sincere - Honest

Sleepy -Drowsy

Slim - Sender

Steady - Firm

Stop - Cease

Suggest - Propose

Sure - Certain

Symbolize - Represent

Talk - Speak

Temper - Mood

Temporary - Transitory

Think - Ponder

Tiny - Small

Transform - Convert

Trustworthy -Reliable

Try - Attempt

Uncommon - Unusual

Uncooked - Raw

Under - Below

Unfortunate - Unlucky

Use - Utilize

Usually - Generally

Vague - Indistinct

Vanquish - Conquer

Vary - Differ

Vast - Huge

Want - Desire

Weak - Feeble

Withstand - Resist

Yell - Shout

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