what is something that i can say to replace is known?


im writing a paper for world history and i can not think of anything else to put for the sentence instead of "is known as," can you help?

See example:

To this day the tendon on the back of a person's ankle is known as the achilleas tendon.
asked Nov 22 '13 at 02:20 Abby Lawrence New member

1 answer


I don't see anything wrong with using "is known as" in this sentence.  You could change it to "is referred to as" or "is called", but those are not better or worse than what you have.


You DO have other problems, though.


First, remember that the word "I" is always capitalized.  Always.  If you practice writing correctly all of the time, then writing will be easier for you.  It also won't make you appear to be lazy.


You need a comma after day.


You have misspelled Achilles tendon, and it should be capitalized. 


To this day, the tendon on the back of a person's ankle is known as the Achilles tendon. 

link answered Nov 22 '13 at 02:38 Patty T Grammarly Fellow

The etymology of words has always fascinated me, but I didn't know the answer to this one. A google search brought up many blogs and articles that discuss the etymology of I, based on theories and assumptions.

Patty TNov 23 '13 at 05:38

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