syn provides a dependency free way to get synonyms and antonyms of words.

## Arguments

- word
character, one word you want to find synonyms for.

- n_words
integer, the number of words to look for. An integer Default is all words

## See also

It's main functions are:

Learn more about syn at https://syn.njtierney.com/

## Author

**Maintainer**: Nicholas Tierney nicholas.tierney@gmail.com (ORCID)

Authors:

Amy Stringer amy.stringer@me.com (ORCID)

Mike Cheng mikefc@coolbutuseless.com

Laura de Jong

Other contributors:

Thomas Lumley thomas.lumley@r-project.org [contributor]

## Examples

```
# put some examples here
syn("good")
#> [1] "able to pay" "absolutely" "acceptable"
#> [4] "accomplished" "according to Hoyle" "ace"
#> [7] "actual" "adept" "adequate"
#> [10] "admirable" "admissible" "adroit"
#> [13] "advantage" "advantageous" "advisable"
#> [16] "affable" "affectionate" "agreeable"
#> [19] "all right" "all-knowing" "all-powerful"
#> [22] "all-seeing" "all-wise" "allowable"
#> [25] "almighty" "alright" "alrighty"
#> [28] "amazing" "ambrosial" "amen"
#> [31] "amiable" "amicable" "ample"
#> [34] "angelic" "appropriate" "approving"
#> [37] "apt" "artistic" "as you say"
#> [40] "assets" "assuredly" "attractive"
#> [43] "auspicious" "authentic" "authoritative"
#> [46] "avail" "aye" "bad"
#> [49] "balanced" "barely sufficient" "becoming"
#> [52] "befitting" "behalf" "behoof"
#> [55] "believable" "belongings" "benediction"
#> [58] "beneficent" "beneficial" "benefit"
#> [61] "benevolent" "benign" "benignant"
#> [64] "benignantly" "benignly" "benison"
#> [67] "best" "binding" "blameless"
#> [70] "blessing" "blissful" "bon"
#> [73] "bona fide" "bonny" "boon"
#> [76] "boundless" "bracing" "brave"
#> [79] "bravura" "braw" "bright"
#> [82] "brilliant" "brotherly" "bueno"
#> [85] "by all means" "candid" "capital"
#> [88] "card-carrying" "careful" "certainly"
#> [91] "champion" "changeless" "charitable"
#> [94] "chaste" "chattels" "cheerful"
#> [97] "choice" "Christian" "Christlike"
#> [100] "Christly" "clean" "clever"
#> [103] "cloth" "cogent" "commendable"
#> [106] "commensurate" "commodities" "company"
#> [109] "compassionate" "compatible" "compelling"
#> [112] "competent" "complaisant" "complete"
#> [115] "complimentary" "condign" "congenial"
#> [118] "congruous" "considerable" "considerate"
#> [121] "consistent" "constitutional" "consumable"
#> [124] "convenient" "convincing" "coordinated"
#> [127] "cordial" "correct" "corresponding"
#> [130] "crack" "crackerjack" "cracking"
#> [133] "creating" "creative" "credible"
#> [136] "creditable" "crucial" "cunning"
#> [139] "cute" "da" "daedal"
#> [142] "Daedalian" "dainty" "decent"
#> [145] "decorous" "defensible" "deft"
#> [148] "delectable" "delicate" "delicious"
#> [151] "delightful" "dependable" "deserved"
#> [154] "desirable" "dexterous" "dextrous"
#> [157] "dinkum" "diplomatic" "due"
#> [160] "dulcet" "edible" "effects"
#> [163] "elegant" "elevated" "en rapport"
#> [166] "encomiastic" "enjoyable" "enough"
#> [169] "enthusiastic" "equal to" "equitable"
#> [172] "erect" "established" "esteemed"
#> [175] "estimable" "eternal" "eternally the same"
#> [178] "ethical" "eulogistic" "even"
#> [181] "evenhanded" "everlasting" "exactly"
#> [184] "excellent" "exemplary" "expedient"
#> [187] "expert" "exquisite" "extensive"
#> [190] "extraordinary" "fab" "fabric"
#> [193] "fabulous" "fair" "fair and pleasant"
#> [196] "fair and square" "famous" "fancy"
#> [199] "fantastic" "favorable" "favorably"
#> [202] "favoring" "feasible" "felicific"
#> [205] "felicitous" "fine" "first-class"
#> [208] "first-rate" "fit" "fitten"
#> [211] "fitting" "flattering" "following the letter"
#> [214] "fortunate" "fraternal" "freight"
#> [217] "fresh" "friendly" "fructuous"
#> [220] "full" "full of integrity" "full of promise"
#> [223] "gain" "gear" "genial"
#> [226] "gentle" "genuine" "gifted"
#> [229] "glorious" "God-fearing" "godlike"
#> [232] "godly" "godly-minded" "godsend"
#> [235] "golden" "good" "good enough"
#> [238] "good for" "good to eat" "good-hearted"
#> [241] "good-tasting" "goodish" "goodly"
#> [244] "goodness" "goods" "graceful"
#> [247] "gracious" "grand" "grateful"
#> [250] "gratifying" "great" "groovy"
#> [253] "gustable" "gusty" "hallowed"
#> [256] "handy" "happy" "harmonious"
#> [259] "health-enhancing" "health-preserving" "healthful"
#> [262] "healthy" "hear" "heart-warming"
#> [265] "heavenly" "helpful" "high-minded"
#> [268] "high-mindedness" "high-principled" "highest"
#> [271] "highly respectable" "holy" "holy-minded"
#> [274] "honest" "honest-to-God" "honesty"
#> [277] "honeyed" "honorable" "honorableness"
#> [280] "human" "humane" "humanely"
#> [283] "humanly" "hygeian" "hygienic"
#> [286] "immaculate" "immortal" "immutable"
#> [289] "inartificial" "indeed" "indeedy"
#> [292] "infinite" "ingenious" "integrity"
#> [295] "interest" "invigorating" "inviolate"
#> [298] "irreproachable" "ja" "juicy"
#> [301] "just" "just so" "justifiable"
#> [304] "justified" "kind" "kindhearted"
#> [307] "kindheartedly" "kindly" "kindly-disposed"
#> [310] "knockout" "kosher" "lares and penates"
#> [313] "large" "laudable" "laudatory"
#> [316] "law-abiding" "law-loving" "law-revering"
#> [319] "lawful" "legal" "legitimate"
#> [322] "level" "lifelike" "likable"
#> [325] "likely" "limitless" "line"
#> [328] "literal" "lofty" "logical"
#> [331] "loving" "lucky" "luminous"
#> [334] "luscious" "lush" "magisterial"
#> [337] "mais oui" "majestic" "making"
#> [340] "manly" "masterful" "masterly"
#> [343] "material" "meet" "meet and right"
#> [346] "mellifluous" "mellow" "merchandise"
#> [349] "merciful" "merit" "merited"
#> [352] "minimal" "minimum" "moral"
#> [355] "morality" "most assuredly" "movables"
#> [358] "natural" "naturalistic" "naturally"
#> [361] "naturellement" "neat" "nectareous"
#> [364] "nectarous" "needed" "nice"
#> [367] "nicely" "no mean" "nobility"
#> [370] "noble" "normal" "normative"
#> [373] "numinous" "obedient" "of course"
#> [376] "of good omen" "of gourmet quality" "of happy portent"
#> [379] "of promise" "OK" "okay"
#> [382] "omnipotent" "omnipresent" "omniscient"
#> [385] "one" "opportune" "orderly"
#> [388] "original" "otherworldly" "oui"
#> [391] "outstanding" "palatable" "paraphernalia"
#> [394] "passable" "penetrating" "permanent"
#> [397] "permissible" "perpetual" "personal property"
#> [400] "pleasant" "pleasing" "pleasurable"
#> [403] "pleasureful" "plenty" "plenty good enough"
#> [406] "politic" "positive" "positively"
#> [409] "possessions" "precisely" "principled"
#> [412] "probity" "produce" "professional"
#> [415] "proficient" "profit" "profitable"
#> [418] "promising" "proper" "propitious"
#> [421] "proportionate" "prosperity" "prosperous"
#> [424] "pure" "pure in heart" "purehearted"
#> [427] "quick" "quite" "quite some"
#> [430] "radiant" "rather" "ready"
#> [433] "real" "realistic" "really"
#> [436] "recommendable" "rectitude" "refreshing"
#> [439] "regal" "reliable" "reputable"
#> [442] "resourceful" "respectable" "respected"
#> [445] "rewarding" "right" "right and proper"
#> [448] "right-minded" "righteous" "righteousness"
#> [451] "rightful" "righto" "Roger"
#> [454] "royal" "sacred" "safe"
#> [457] "saintlike" "saintly" "salubrious"
#> [460] "salutary" "sanitary" "sapid"
#> [463] "satisfactory" "satisfying" "savorous"
#> [466] "savory" "scrumptious" "seasonable"
#> [469] "secure" "see you later" "seemly"
#> [472] "self-consistent" "sensible" "seraphic"
#> [475] "serious" "shapely" "shaping"
#> [478] "simon-pure" "simple" "sincere"
#> [481] "sizable" "sizeable" "skilled"
#> [484] "skillful" "slick" "smart"
#> [487] "smashing" "softhearted" "softheartedly"
#> [490] "solicitous" "solid" "solvent"
#> [493] "some" "sortable" "sound"
#> [496] "sovereign" "spiritual" "spiritual-minded"
#> [499] "splendid" "spotless" "square"
#> [502] "stainless" "statesmanlike" "sterling"
#> [505] "stock" "straight" "stuff"
#> [508] "stylish" "substantial" "succulent"
#> [511] "sufficient" "sufficient for" "sufficing"
#> [514] "suitable" "Sunday" "superb"
#> [517] "superior" "supreme" "sure"
#> [520] "sure thing" "sure-enough" "surely"
#> [523] "sweet" "sympathetic" "sympathizing"
#> [526] "tactful" "talented" "tangibles"
#> [529] "tasty" "tender" "tenderhearted"
#> [532] "tenderheartedly" "terrific" "textile"
#> [535] "the compleat" "the complete" "things"
#> [538] "thorough" "timeless" "timely"
#> [541] "to be desired" "to be sure" "tolerable"
#> [544] "tonic" "toothsome" "toward"
#> [547] "true to life" "true to nature" "true to reality"
#> [550] "true-dealing" "true-devoted" "true-disposing"
#> [553] "true-souled" "true-spirited" "truehearted"
#> [556] "truly" "trustworthy" "ubiquitous"
#> [559] "unadulterated" "unaffected" "unassumed"
#> [562] "unassuming" "unbelievable" "unblemished"
#> [565] "unbounded" "unchanging" "uncolored"
#> [568] "unconcocted" "uncopied" "uncorrupt"
#> [571] "uncorrupted" "uncounterfeited" "undefiled"
#> [574] "undefined" "undisguised" "undisguising"
#> [577] "undistorted" "unearthly" "unexaggerated"
#> [580] "unfabricated" "unfanciful" "unfeigned"
#> [583] "unfeigning" "unfictitious" "unflattering"
#> [586] "unimagined" "unimitated" "unimpeachable"
#> [589] "unindebted" "uninvented" "unlimited"
#> [592] "unpretended" "unpretending" "unqualified"
#> [595] "unromantic" "unsimulated" "unspecious"
#> [598] "unspotted" "unstained" "unsullied"
#> [601] "unsynthetic" "untarnished" "unvarnished"
#> [604] "unworldly" "up to" "upright"
#> [607] "uprighteous" "upstanding" "use"
#> [610] "useful" "usefulness" "valid"
#> [613] "vendibles" "verbal" "verbatim"
#> [616] "veridical" "verisimilar" "very good"
#> [619] "very well" "virtue" "virtuoso"
#> [622] "virtuous" "virtuousness" "wares"
#> [625] "warm" "warmhearted" "warmheartedly"
#> [628] "warmly" "warrantable" "warranted"
#> [631] "weighty" "welcome" "welfare"
#> [634] "well" "well and good" "well-behaved"
#> [637] "well-being" "well-disposed" "well-done"
#> [640] "well-founded" "well-grounded" "well-mannered"
#> [643] "well-proportioned" "well-thought-of" "well-timed"
#> [646] "wholesome" "why yes" "wicked"
#> [649] "wise" "wonderful" "word-for-word"
#> [652] "workmanlike" "world of good" "worth"
#> [655] "worthwhile" "worthy" "yard goods"
#> [658] "yea" "yeah" "yeomanly"
#> [661] "yep" "yes" "yes indeed"
#> [664] "yes indeedy" "yes sir" "yes sirree"
#> [667] "yummy"
syn("evil", 25)
#> [1] "ignominious" "shameless" "base"
#> [4] "fateful" "sin of commission" "infection"
#> [7] "unmorality" "unskillful" "slip"
#> [10] "invalid" "unfit" "evil-starred"
#> [13] "heinousness" "sinfulness" "malfeasance"
#> [16] "atrocious" "grisly" "hard"
#> [19] "pestilence" "unvirtuousness" "headache"
#> [22] "malefaction" "revolting" "angry"
#> [25] "mephitic"
# No words for spelling mistakes
syn("spolling misteak")
#> character(0)
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