100 Synonyms with Sentences in English

100 Synonyms with Sentences in English

abandon – desert

Tom abandoned them.

The mall is deserted.


abbreviate – shorten

What is this the abbreviation for?

A thousand candles can be lighted from the flame of one candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened.


ability – aptitude

He has the ability to do the work.

He has a remarkable aptitude for music.


able – qualified

I was able to help.

Alex is fully qualified.


above – overhead

This is above me.

From the airplane overhead to the phones in our pockets to the choir girl putting her arm around the metalhead.


abundant – ample

Oil is abundant in that country.

There’s ample room in the attic.


accurate – correct

This is pretty accurate.

This isn’t correct.


achieve – accomplish

My sister achieved her goal.

Did you accomplish your goals?


adjourn – recess

Court is adjourned.

May we have a short recess?


advocate – support

I’m just playing the devil’s advocate.

Thanks for the support.


after – following

They’re after me.

Keep following me.


afraid – scared

Are you afraid?

I felt scared.


aggressive – militant

I wasn’t aggressive enough.

Be fanatically positive and militantly optimistic. If something is not to your liking, change your liking. ()


aid – assist

My sister came to my aid.

I’m here to assist you.


always – forever

I always play football.

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.


amateur – novice

My father is an amateur cricket player.

And you have derived pleasure from occasional tokens of preference–equivocal tokens shown by a gentleman of family and a man of the world to dependent and novice.


ambitious – driven

I think Alex is unambitious.

For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you.


antagonize – embitter

“No one to antagonize, huh?”

He was an embittered atheist (the sort of atheist who does not so much disbelieve in God as personally dislike Him), and took a sort of pleasure in thinking that human affairs would never improve.


apparent – obvious

The danger was not apparent.

It’s obvious, isn’t it?


approve – ratify

I hope you approve.

ratify of your plan.


arrive – come

We have arrived.

Come off it.


arrogant – stuck-up

Why are you so arrogant?

hey’re like messengers that show us, with terrifying clarity, exactly where we’re stuck.


awful – atrocious

I know it’s awful.

But, truly, I have wept too much! The Dawns are heartbreaking. Every moon is atrocious and every sun bitter.


awkward – clumsy

I felt very awkward.

Why are you so clumsy?


ban – prohibit

Why was I banned?

Spitting is prohibited.


barren – unproductive

I want to be a healer, and love all things that grow and are not barren.

Humor is an excellent method of keeping a tight rein on unproductive displays of emotion.


bashful – shy

‘Always me,’ she replies softly, bashfully. ‘Who else?

That child is a bit shy.


beautiful – pretty

You are so beautiful.

Your chils is pretty.


before – prior

I’ve seen it before.

It happened prior to my arrival.


beginning – start

We’re just beginning.

Don’t start yet.


blend – mix

I like this blend of coffee.

Oil and water don’t mix.


bottom – base

Give me the bottom line.

Your salary is based on commissions.


brave – heroic

The fireman put out the fire fairly bravely.

I like it when a flower or a little tuft of grass grows through a crack in the concrete. It’s so fuckin’ heroic.


break – burst

Break it down.

The man burst into laughter.


brief – short

Let’s make this brief.

I like short hair.


broad – wide

I have broad shoulders.

I’m not wide awake yet.


busy – active

You look busy.

He is an active person.

buy – purchase

I buy new car.

When was it purchased?


calm – quiet

Now calm down.

They’re quiet.


capture – arrest

We were captured.

They arrested him.


care – concern

I didn’t care.

I was very concerned.


careful – watchful

Be careful.

Please be watchful.


cease – stop

The baby ceased crying.

I’ll stop you.


certain – positive

I have to make certain.

I’m almost positive.


charming – enchanting

Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupt without being charming.

Elves are enchanting. They weave enchantment.


chilly – cool

The wind was chilly, but the sun was bright, and my whole flock was together.

That’s so cool.


chubby – plump

Neal glared at the chubby second-year with all the royal disdain of a vexed lion.

There’s something to be said about a slightly plump person—you have just enough of too much.


comical – amusing

There was a look of woe on his face that was almost comical.

You’re amusing.


complex – complicated

He has a weight complex.

Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.


competent – capable

Mozart was already competent on keyboard and violin; he composed from the age of 5.

I think you’re capable of anything.