Joined: Jul 2018

Editorial »

ramyashankar   Junior Editor

A proud member of STANDS4's vibrant and growing community of passionate editors.

Latest Entries: (94 total)

Comment vs. Commentary

Comment Comment is a short statement or remark about something one has seen or experienced. For example, ‘your shoes are nice’ is a comment on the shoes, ‘it was a funny movie’ is also a comment. Comment can be verbal or writt...

added
7 months ago

Alliteration

Alliterations make sentences and phrase words sound catchier and more attractive. There are many well-known companies that use such brand names that can easily fit into the minds of people. For example, Coca-Cola, Dunkin Donuts, Best Buy, PayPal e...

added
7 months ago

Perform vs. Preform

Perform Perform means to showcase one’s skill in something. It can be a dance, song or even an exam. For example, •  He performed well during the semester exams. •  The group performs well whe...

added
7 months ago

Ability vs. Capability

Ability – Ability to do some task means that you can do it and have done it in the past. Ability determines a person’s skill or level of expertise. In other words, it denotes the quality of being able to perform something. For examp...

added
7 months ago

Adapt vs. Adept vs. Apt vs. Adopt

Apt Apt is an adjective that describes the right situation for something or the person who is perfectly suitable for some situation. Apt can also be used to describe someone who is quick to learn. Apt sis derived from the Lati...

added
8 months ago

Assume vs Presume

Assume The verb assume means to take something upon without any proof. Some synonyms are to suppose, or take for granted. Assume can also mean to begin to have some power or huge responsibility. Assume originated from the Lati...

added
8 months ago

Confident vs. confidential vs. confidant

Confidant A close person with whom you share the most secret matters, the kind that cannot be shared with anyone else. It is a noun and refers to a person. Sometimes, people use ‘confidante’ as an alternative word to r...

added
8 months ago

Essence vs. Essential

Essence Essence is a noun that refers to the quality of something that determines its uniqueness or character, or a gist of something. For example,      •  The essence of this skit is ...

added
9 months ago

Strive vs. Stride vs. Strife

Stride Stride is a verb that means to take a careful step towards an aim, or to cross even difficult obstacles in a p...

added
9 months ago

Allure vs. Allude vs. Elude

Allude Pronounce the ‘a’ allude in the same way as you would pronounce a in assume. The rest of the letters are pronounced as leew-d. So, allude is pronounced as a-leewd. The word comes from the latin alludere, meaning ‘to ...

added
10 months ago

We need you!

Help us build the largest grammar articles collection on the web!

Improve your writing now:

Download Grammar eBooks

It’s now more important than ever to develop a powerful writing style. After all, most communication takes place in reports, emails, and instant messages.