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Word, PowerPoint & Outlook – Synonyms feature

PROBLEM: Have you ever typed a word and then wanted to replace it with a different word with similar meaning?

SOLUTION: Microsoft Office makes this easy with the Synonyms feature.

Word, PowerPoint, Outlook 2010, 2013 & 2016 – Finding words with similar meaning

To replace a word with one with a similar meaning:

  1. Type the word and then right click it.  The shortcut menu will be displayed.
  2. Move the mouse pointer over the Synonyms option.  A list of words with similar meaning to the selected word will be displayed.
  3. Click the word you require.


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