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Oxford Thesaurus of English

Oxford Thesaurus of English

  • Author: Maurice Waite
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199560811
  • Category: Foreign Language Study
  • Page: 988
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Developed using evidence from the Oxford English Corpus, this fully revised text offers more up-to-date and complete coverage of synonyms and antonyms than any other A-Z thesaurus. Increased coverage now includes hundreds of new phrases and idioms, and newly selected examples of real English showing how words are used, and helping to guide you to the right meaning. New features include the Word Toolkit which helps you choose the best word matches based on evidence from the Oxford English Corpus. In addition, the popular Word Link feature points you to related words. Look up 'sleep' and find the words 'sedative', 'hypnotic', and 'soporific', and find related prefixes. The redesigned centre section provides convenient lists of words by topic, from society and religion, to fashion and technology, in addition to lists of foreign, and archaic words and phrases. An invaluable resource for puzzlers, or anyone wishing to broaden their vocabulary. The Oxford Thesaurus of English is ideal for anyone who wants a comprehensive and authoritative thesaurus of current English, for use by writers and editors, students, and crossword and puzzle solvers at work or at home. The thesaurus includes 12 months' access* to Oxford's premium online dictionary and thesaurus service, Oxford Dictionaries Online, updated regularly with the latest developments to words and meanings, so you will have the most accurate picture of English available. Find out more about our living language using Oxford Dictionaries Online. Hear how words are spoken with thousands of audio pronunciations, and access over 1.9 million real English example sentences to see how words are used in context. Improve your confidence in writing with helpful grammar and punctuation guides, full thesaurus information, style and usage help, and much more. *Available in selected markets (UK, Europe, Australia, Canada, and South Africa). Terms and conditions apply; please see www.oxforddictionaries.com/access for information.

Oxford Thesaurus of English

Oxford Thesaurus of English

  • Author: Maurice Waite
  • Publisher: Oxford
  • ISBN: 9780199296279
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 987
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The leading single-volume English thesaurus. Explore the richness of the English language with hundreds of thousands of synonyms and antonyms, and thousands of example sentences drawn from the Oxford English Corpus. Express yourself more accurately with `Choose the Right Word' boxes exploring the difference between similar words. Find the word you need quickly with most useful synonyms given first. Broaden your vocabulary and find solutions to word puzzles and crosswords with carefully selected thematic word lists.

Oxford Thesaurus of Current English

Oxford Thesaurus of Current English

  • Author: Maurice Waite
  • Publisher: OXFORD University Press
  • ISBN: 9780199202874
  • Category: English language
  • Page: 504
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This revised edition has been updated to include new and up-to-date synonyms and senses, and offers coverage of more alternative words than any other A-Z thesaurus. The centre section of word lists has been fully revised and reorganised with its own quick-reference index. Popular features include 'Choose the Right Word' panels which illustrate the differences between similar alternative words, and the 'Word Links' panels, which show related words.

Oxford Thesaurus of Current English

Oxford Thesaurus of Current English

  • Author: Alan Spooner
  • Publisher: Oxford University
  • ISBN: 9780198607465
  • Category: English language
  • Page: 484
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The Oxford Thesaurus of Current English offers excellent value-for-money, providing authoritative coverage of over 150,000 alternative and opposite words. Its bold page design makes it quick and easy to find the word you need, with informal, dialect, and literary words clearly marked. In addition, a unique Spell-it-right guide highlights problematic words and offers helpful tips on how to improve your spelling.

Oxford Dictionary of English

Oxford Dictionary of English

  • Author: Angus Stevenson
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN: 0199571120
  • Category: Foreign Language Study
  • Page: 2069
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Oxford American Desk Dictionary & Thesaurus

Oxford American Desk Dictionary & Thesaurus

  • Author: Oxford University Press
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199739277
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 928
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An all-in-one reference providing convenience, value, and the authority of Oxford dictionaries. The Oxford American Desk Dictionary & Thesaurus Third Edition is the ideal all-in-one reference, with a dictionary and a thesaurus combined in one handy, integrated volume. A word's meanings, synonyms, and antonyms are given in the same entry, allowing the user access to all this information at a glance. The text is fully updated with the latest lexical content, informed by Oxford's extensive language research program, including the Oxford English Corpus, a unique electronic database of more than two billion words that allows us to offer the fullest, most accurate picture of the English language today. Hundreds of new words cover computing, ecology, technology, and many other subjects. The Dictionary & Thesaurus includes helpful extra features such as a center Reference section of essential ready reference. Within the text, usage tip boxes help users write more effective English. A completely redesigned interior lends an open, readable look that makes this reference accessible and easy to use. Find out more about our living language using Oxford Dictionaries Online - updated regularly with the latest changes to words and meanings, so you have the most accurate picture of English available. Use the thousands of audio pronunciations to hear how words are spoken. Improve your confidence in writing with helpful grammar and punctuation guides, full thesaurus information, style and usage help, and much more. Discover more on oxforddictionaries.com, Oxford's hub for dictionaries and language reference.

Oxford Compact Thesaurus

Oxford Compact Thesaurus

  • Author: Maurice Waite
  • Publisher: OXFORD University Press
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: English language
  • Page: 968
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This new edition of the Oxford Compact Thesaurus forms part of a new range of Oxford Thesauruses derived from the New Oxford Thesaurus of English. It is ideal for helping you pinpoint exactly the right word for a particular situation, whether you are writing a letter, preparing a report, composing an essay, writing creatively, or solving a crossword. Over 325,000 alternative words cover everyday vocabulary as well as more unusual and specialist words, and there is clear labelling of informal, dialect, literary, and technical items. The closest and most useful alternative words are given first, with words which are closest in meaning to the entry word given in capitals. Other useful features include thousands of example phrases helping you to select the correct word, and opposites and related terms clearly marked.

Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus of Current English

Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus of Current English

  • Author: Maurice Waite
  • Publisher: OXFORD University Press
  • ISBN: 9780199227501
  • Category: English language
  • Page: 505
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The Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus of Current English is a useful, one-stop reference guide with dictionary and thesaurus entries on the same page. The top section of each page contains the dictionary text, while the lower section gives matching thesaurus entries for many of the words covered by the dictionary, providing easy and convenient reference to both. This new edition has been redesigned and updated with new words and meanings, offering excellent coverage of all the words youneed for everyday use. Replaces ISBN 978-0-19-860882-0

The Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus

The Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus

  • Author: Elizabeth Jewell
  • Publisher: Oxford
  • ISBN: 9780195307153
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 1008
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A unique reference that combines the best features of both dictionary and thesaurus, this revolutionary volume is available in a convenient paperback format perfect for anyone who finds themselves frequently in need of an amplified vocabulary.

Colour Oxford Thesaurus

Colour Oxford Thesaurus

  • Author: Oxford Dictionaries
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199607923
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 672
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An easy-to-use dictionary and thesaurus in one volume containing over 140,000 synonyms and antonyms.