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Find Another Word for What You Want to Say

It can be time-consuming to browse an entire thesaurus to find the right word. Luckily, YourDictionary’s easy-to-use thesaurus minimizes your search time by listing the most relevant words to you, from over 2 million synonyms, antonyms, related words, and idioms. Enjoy the feeling of having finally found the right word to express your idea.

Fuel Your Creativity With the Perfect Synonym

Feel like using the most unique synonym? Maybe you think you should use the most common? Perhaps you need another word for something that feels too mundane? Our thesaurus can categorize your search for synonyms (and antonyms) by uniqueness, relevance, parts of speech, and even popularity, so you know you’re not alone in your choice.

How to Use the Thesaurus

The accessibility of YourDictionary’s thesaurus tool makes finding what you need a smooth process.

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    Type the word

    Type the word you want to improve into the search bar above or browse the index below by clicking on a letter of the alphabet.

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    Browse the list

    Browse the list of results or choose one or more of the categories to the left of your screen to narrow down the exact word that’s most suitable for you.

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    Sort & filter the list

    For more help, sort your newly categorized list by user votes, relevance, or alphabetical order from the drop-down menu at the top-right.

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    Copy words to clipboard

    When you’ve formed a connection with the right word, you can click on the copy symbol to the left of your chosen word to immediately copy it to your clipboard. The lucky word is all yours to create with.

Choose your preference from these synonym lists and start inspiring your mind. For further help you’ll find sentence examples for your search term and the nearest words in the thesaurus below the synonyms and antonyms. Play around with different words in your phrases: you never know which one will fit effortlessly into the narrative you’re weaving.

You can even add to the conversation by voting on words on the list yourself: and effectively helping other users just like you.

Always Be Confident in What You’re Saying

Expressing your idea can be hindered by repetition. Saying “great” too many times can start feeling, well, not-so-great (our thesaurus would call that “weak”). Instead discovering another word for “great” - like “majestic” or “tremendous” - can lift your writing or speech.

That’s why YourDictionary’s online thesaurus tool aims to offer you a curated list of synonyms and their dictionary definitions, so you never misuse a word you find. Not only does this ensure that your writing is legible, but it helps you learn words you may not have known existed before. At the end of the day, even a simple search can enrich your mind in ways you didn’t expect it to.

A Thesaurus Helps You View Language in a Different Light

Sometimes, English can be a complicated language to navigate. It can be even more difficult to learn new words when you don’t know where to start looking. Luckily, synonyms and antonyms are a wonderful way of easing yourself into learning and developing your understanding of the language. With our simple online thesaurus, you can start with “small” and end up with “atomic” by adding some flavor to your personal dictionary. A comprehensive thesaurus can do more than help you find another word for the right word: it can help you keep learning, keep growing, and keep curious.