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Oxford Thesaurus Of English

Author : Maurice Waite
ISBN : 9780199560813
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 88.51 MB
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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.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Oxford Thesaurus Of Current English

Author : Alan Spooner
ISBN : 0198607466
Genre : English language
File Size : 56.91 MB
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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.
Category: English language

Oxford Thesaurus Of Current English

Author : Maurice Waite
ISBN : 0199202877
Genre : English language
File Size : 32.61 MB
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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.
Category: English language

Oxford American Desk Dictionary Thesaurus

Author : Oxford University Press
ISBN : 9780199739271
Genre : Reference
File Size : 27.25 MB
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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.
Category: Reference

The Oxford Pocket American Thesaurus Of Current English

Author : Christine A. Lindberg
ISBN : 019515083X
Genre : Reference
File Size : 32.87 MB
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Based on state-of-the-art research, this thesaurus is the first place a person needs to look when he or she needs just the right word. Includes 15,000 main entries keyed to over 350,000 synonyms.
Category: Reference

Oxford Dictionary And Thesaurus Of Current English

Author : Sara Hawker
ISBN : UCSC:32106017105658
Genre : English language
File Size : 84.15 MB
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Containing over 100,000 definitions and alternative words, the Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus of Current English is a one-stop guide offering wide-ranging coverage of everyday English, with dictionary and thesaurus entries on the same page. Accessible and user friendly, its clear layout and jargon-free entries make it quick and easy to find the word you need. Also included is a handy Spell-it-right guide, offering help with problem words, lists of common confusables, and tips on how to improve your spelling. Replaces the Oxford Quick Reference Dictionary and Thesaurus ISBN 0-19-860169-7.
Category: English language

Oxford Dictionary And Thesaurus Of Current English

Author : Maurice Waite
ISBN : 0199227500
Genre : English language
File Size : 85.27 MB
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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
Category: English language

Oxford Canadian Thesaurus Of Current English

Author : Katherine Barber
ISBN : 0195425693
Genre : Canada
File Size : 34.95 MB
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The long-awaited companion volume to the bestselling Oxford Canadian Dictionary of Current English, the Oxford Canadian Thesaurus of Current English is the first thesaurus of its size to offer extensive coverage of Canadian English vocabulary. The Oxford Canadian Thesaurus of Current English features over 130,000 synonyms in more than 7,000 entries, as well as more than 4,700 opposites and related terms, all contained in a handy, easy-to-read format. Compact, affordable, and easy to use, the Oxford Canadian Thesaurus of Current English is perfect for those who need a handy reference on the go.
Category: Canada

Oxford Pop Up English Language Reference Shelf

Author : Alan Isaacs
ISBN : 019860355X
Genre : Encyclopaedias And Dictionaries
File Size : 63.12 MB
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The first in a brand-new and cutting-edge series of Dictionary and Reference CD-ROMs. Containing the following Oxford Dictionary and Reference titles, the Oxford Pop-up English Language Reference Shelf is an unrivalled reference resource for journalists, writers, students, and anyone who writes on and uses a computer: The New Oxford Dictionary of English(NODE) DS our top-of-the range current English Dictionary The New Oxford Thesaurus (NOTE) DS our brand-new and most up-to-date thesaurus The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (Fifth Edition) (ODQ5) Fowler's Modern English Usage (Third Edition, Revised) (Fowler) DS available on CD-ROM for the first time KEY FEATURES Pop-up dictionary and thesaurus look up feature The cutting-edge Pop-up feature, allows the easiest ever access to electronic reference resources. The Oxford Pop-up English Language Reference Shelf starts up automatically when you turn on your PC, so you can look up words with ease, without having to start up the application. See the most frequently used dictionary meanings or thesaurus synonyms by simply moving your mouse over a word or phrase in WindowsRG or your web browser and the definition or synonyms appear in a pop-up window on your document or web page. You can also use the pop-up with the keyboard by highlighting a word or phrase and using a keyboard shortcut (you can customize this and use a shortcut of your own). The pop-up feature uses a fully lemmatized word list, so if you select an inflected form of a word (e.g. starring), you will be taken to the entry for the base form (i.e. star). Dock the pop-up window in the corner of your document window or web page and turn the pop-up window on or off Other features Install and run the Oxford Pop-up English Language Reference Shelf from your hard drive DS no more hunting for the CD-ROM when you want to look something up. Click the MORE button on the pop-up window to see the full dictionary or thesaurus entry. This window has a scroll bar, so you can view the whole entry. Jump to the full Oxford Pop-up English Language Reference Shelf application and you have the following options: Quick search for:Headwords in NODE, NOTE, and Fowler, and Keywords in ODQ5. You can choose to search across one, some, or all of the titles. Full text search across the entire text of one or all four of the titles and use Boolean operators and wildcards to pinpoint exactly what you want. Cross-reference to other headwords (or keywords for the ODQ5) by right-clicking on a word and selecting Look-up Copy text from the Reference Shelf to your document System requirements PC with minimum 166MHz Pentium-class processor Windows 95, 98, 2000, or NT 4.0 32 Mb of RAM 100 Mb free hard disk space 8-speed CD-ROM drive SVGA monitor
Category: Encyclopaedias And Dictionaries

Pocket Oxford American Dictionary And Thesaurus

Author : Oxford University Press
ISBN : 9780199729951
Genre : Reference
File Size : 67.38 MB
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"The Pocket Oxford American Dictionary & Thesaurus" is the ideal all-in-one portable reference, with a dictionary and thesaurus combined in one handy, integrated volume.
Category: Reference