Here is a list of the top searched words in a thesaurus in the United States. Each item has the average number of searches a month and a few of the top synonyms for each.
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1. Important (153,000 searches a month)
2. Experience (143,000 searches a month)
3. However (125,000 searches a month)
- Despite that
4. Good (109,000 searches a month)
5. Different (89,000 searches a month)
6. Help (87,000 searches a month)
7. Great (86,000 searches a month)
8. Opportunity (81,000 searches a month)
9. Bad (79,000 searches a month)
10. Interesting (77,000 searches a month)
To find the most searched terms we used the software Ahrefs and looked for words that were searched with the word "synonym". The average searches are an estimate. The synonyms for each word come from the crowdsourced online thesaurus Power Thesaurus.