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Finding Alternate Words

One of the tools which Word provides to help improve your writing is a full thesaurus. You can use this tool to find alternate words with the same meaning (synonyms), words with the opposite meaning (antonyms), or related words. To find a synonym, follow these steps:

  1. Position the insertion point in the word you wish to check.
  2. Press SHIFT+F7 or choose Language from the Tools menu and then Thesaurus from the submenu. You will see the Thesaurus dialog box. (See Figure 1.)
  3. Figure 1. The Thesaurus dialog box.

  4. In the Meanings list, select the word meaning closest to your intended meaning of the word.
  5. In the Replace With Synonyms list, select a synonym for your word.
  6. Click on Replace.

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