What is a Synonym? - Definition & Examples


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Synonyms are:

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1. Synonyms can be:

2. A writer should use synonyms:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Synonyms are an important part of writing, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of them. You'll be assessed on your ability to define and identify examples of synonyms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Definition of synonym
  • Importance of synonyms
  • Examples of synonyms

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related language lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding parts of speech
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the use of synonyms

Additional Learning

To learn more about language, review the accompanying lesson, What is a Synonym? - Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand reader engagement
  • Learn how to find synonyms
  • Understand the meaning of connotation