are defined as words having similar meaning in the same language and
thus, are said to be in Synonymous with each other and the state
being referred to as Synonymy.
constitute an important part of Verbal ability section and prove very
useful as they render improvement in reading as well as writing
skills of an individual. They can be best described as replacement
words in a sentence or phrase, without affecting the overall meaning.
It adds a variety to the paragraph instead of repeating the same
words over again.
important point to remember is that although the word might be same
but it does not necessarily mean that it will have the same meaning
in context to the respective word.
example:- If the word is “Student”, then its synonym can be
Pupil. But the pupil here refers to students/children and not the
aperture in the iris of the eye.
examples of synonyms are:-
Long --> lengthy, elongated, outstretched, extended