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Get synonyms for a word from OpenAI GPT-3 or GPT-4, or the WordsAPI. Optionally breaks hyphenated words into their parts and gets synonyms for each one. API and CLI.

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Install

Install with npm:

$ npm install --save @folder/synonyms

Getting started

Requires Node.js, and an API key from WordsAPI.

WordsAPI Usage

Pass your apiKey as an option, or set it as an environment variable on WORDS_API_KEY (handy if you're using the CLI).

OpenAI Usage

Pass your openAIKey as an option, or set it as an environment variable on OPENAI_API_KEY (handy if you're using the CLI).

API

Usage

const { synonyms } = require('@folder/synonyms');

const words = await synonyms(['foo', 'bar']);
console.log(words);

synonyms

Get synonyms from the WordsAPI.

Signature

synonyms(word: string | string[], options: object): Promise<Array<string>>

Example

const { synonyms } = require('@folder/synonyms');

// pass a string or array of words
const results = await synonyms(['fork', 'knife']);
console.log(results.all); //=> list of all synonyms
console.log(results.fork); //=> ['divide', 'split', 'diverge', ...]
console.log(results.knife); //=> ['blade', 'cutlery', 'dagger', ...]

Options

Option Type Default Description
openAIKey string N/A Your OpenAI API key. If not provided, the function will attempt to read from a OPENAI_API_KEY environment variable.
apiKey string N/A Your WordsAPI key from RapidAPI. If not provided, the function will attempt to read from a WORDS_API_KEY environment variable.
split string|regex|boolean [\s-]+ Determines if splitWords should be used.
join string|string[]|boolean false Passed to splitWords when split is defined.

openai

Type: boolean | object - If true, the OpenAI API will be used. If an object, the object will be passed to the OpenAI API as options.

Default: false

Example:

process.env.OPENAI_API_KEY = 'your API key here'; // or just pass it on the options

const { synonyms } = require('@folder/synonyms');

// pass openai=true on the options, to tell the library you want to use the OpenAI API
const results = await synonyms('fabulous', {
  openAIKey,
  // by default 'gpt-3.5-turbo-0613' is used
  openai: { model: 'gpt-4-0613' } // pass any other OpenAI options you want
});

// the returned object is a different shape than the WordsAPI results
console.log(results);

Results in:

{
  id: 'chatcmpl-7fruBWZKtSBI4q8sPawHNeANVtZ0D',
  object: 'chat.completion',
  created: 1690213015,
  model: 'gpt-3.5-turbo-0613',
  usage: { prompt_tokens: 84, completion_tokens: 20, total_tokens: 104 },
  input: 'fabulous',
  message: {
    role: 'assistant',
    content: 'fantastic, marvelous, amazing, incredible, superb, outstanding, excellent, terrific, splendid, sensational'
  },
  synonyms: [
    'fantastic', 'marvelous',
    'amazing',   'incredible',
    'superb',    'outstanding',
    'excellent', 'terrific',
    'splendid',  'sensational'
  ]
}

Example phrase

synonyms('5 words that mean "mildly fabulous"', { openai: true });

// Results in:
{
  id: 'chatcmpl-7frv8JUMOiI7ptvguI6pS3nZNzCS5',
  object: 'chat.completion',
  created: 1690213074,
  model: 'gpt-3.5-turbo-0613',
  usage: { prompt_tokens: 92, completion_tokens: 12, total_tokens: 104 },
  input: '5 words that mean "mildly fabulous"',
  message: {
    role: 'assistant',
    content: 'charming, delightful, lovely, enchanting, winsome'
  },
  synonyms: [ 'charming', 'delightful', 'lovely', 'enchanting', 'winsome' ]
}

splitWords

The splitWords function breaks down compound words into individual words using either the provided splitting pattern or a default pattern (/[\s-]+/g).

const { splitWords } = require('@folder/synonyms');
console.log(splitWords('foo-bar'));
//=> ['foo', 'bar', 'foo-bar', 'bar-foo']
console.log(splitWords(['foo-bar', 'baz-qux']));
//=> ['foo', 'bar', 'foo-bar', 'baz', 'qux', 'baz-qux']

Options

Option Type Default Description
split string|regex|boolean [\s-]+ A string or regex to use for splitting words.
join string|string[]|boolean false A string to re-join the expanded words. For example, given join: '', foo-bar will return foobar. This is useful when trying to get synonyms for compound or hyphenated words

CLI

Install globally with npm:

npm install @folder/synonyms --global

Usage

synonyms <word> [options]

Options

Option Alias Description
--apiKey -k A string representing the user's RapidAPI key. If not provided, the function will attempt to read from a WORDS_API_KEY environment variable.
--split -s Determines if splitWords should be used.
--join -j Passed to splitWords when split is defined.

About

Contributing

Pull requests and stars are always welcome. For bugs and feature requests, please create an issue.

Running Tests

Running and reviewing unit tests is a great way to get familiarized with a library and its API. You can install dependencies and run tests with the following command:

$ npm install && npm test
Building docs

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To generate the readme, run the following command:

$ npm install -g verbose/verb#dev verb-generate-readme && verb

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Author

Jon Schlinkert

License

Copyright © 2023, Jon Schlinkert. Released under the MIT License.


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