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Synonyms of 'for'

(preposition) 
Definition
designed to meet the needs of
a table for two
Synonyms
,
appropriate to
,
designed to meet the needs of
(preposition) 
Definition
in place of
the spokesman for the Democrats
Synonyms
on behalf of
,
representing
(preposition) 
Definition
over a span of (time or distance)
They talked for an hour.
Synonyms
, ,
over a span of
(preposition) 
Definition
in favour of
The case for nuclear power is impressive.
Synonyms
in favour of
, ,
supporting
,
pro
,
in support of
(preposition) 
Definition
in the direction of
traffic jams heading for the coast
Synonyms
,
to
,
in the direction of
(preposition) 
Definition
because of
For that reason, I do not think it matters.
Synonyms
because of
,
due to
,
owing to
,
on account of

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