Tips and Tricks

Did you know that WriteBetter is available as add-in for Microsoft Word, Google Docs and Overleaf? You can take all WriteBetter benefits directly in your favourite word processor!

1. Select one word and see exact and related suggestions

Exact suggestions show how a word is used in real sentences while related ones include grammatical variations of the word searched.


Exact and related suggestions.

2. Discover words that are semantically related to the one you selected

These suggestions show different possible replacements of the word you selected. However, they are not always synonyms. They can be words that are closely connected in terms of meaning.

For example, selecting “technique” words such as “methods“, “approach“, “technologies” are displayed in similar contexts.


3. Write and take a break to see real-time suggestions

You do not need to select a word to see how it works in context. Just write and see real-time suggestions.

For example, writing “… uses cameras to extract” you can see different inspiring words to complete the sentences such as “the target“, “characteristic features“, “information about“, etc.

4. Get inspired by similar sentences

Select a piece of text and take inspiration from similar sentences.

For example, selecting a paragraph about text entry methods for smartphones, similar pieces of texts are displayed. If you wish, you can also see the original article by clicking on

5. Enlarge the interface

Enlarge the WriteBetter interface if you want to read more linguistic context around the word you are looking up.

You can expand the interface in all versions of WriteBetter (Online Editor, WriteBetter for Word, Docs, and Overleaf).

6. See the entire context of the word you selected

If you want to read the whole paragraph the word you selected comes from, click on it and see not only the entire context but also its original source. 

7. Do you want to see more results?

Click on “more” or “less” to see the number of results you want.

Did you know that WriteBetter is available as add-in for Microsoft Word, Google Docs and Overleaf?

You can take all WriteBetter benefits directly in your favourite word processor!