Relevance ranks synonyms and suggests the best matches based on how closely a synonym’s sense matches the sense you selected.
Complexity sorts synonyms based on their difficulty. Adjust it higher to choose from words that are more complex.
Length ranks your synonyms based on character count.
Common words appear frequently in written and spoken language across many genres from radio to academic journals.
Informal words should be reserved for casual, colloquial communication.
verb. select and give a responsibility
verb. accuse; place responsibility
- express disapprobation
- find fault with
- hold responsible
- jump all over
- jump down one's throat
- lay a bad trip on
- lay at one's door
- lay to
verb. grumble about
- find fault
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