#word dictionary thesaurus
noun. plural online thesauruses, online thesauri.
a thesaurus or dictionary of words with the same or nearly the same meanings, or synonyms, and their opposites, or antonyms, such as Thesaurus.com, available on the Internet or the World Wide Web, accessed through a web browser, and used by entering a query term into a search box on the site. An online thesaurus provides immediate electronic access to lists of alternate terms for the queried word, covering its various shades of meaning:
This online thesaurus showed me that smart, as an adjective, not only means intelligent, but also stylish, or lively, and gave long lists of other words for each meaning.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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Had Palin scoured a thesaurus. she could not have come up with a more inflammatory phrase.
thesaurus P. Virgilii Maronis in communes locos olim digestus.
Most of these (along with Tatian), are to be found in Schilter’s thesaurus.
Cooper, in his thesaurus. defines it to be a prize, or reward for any game.
And now Pabo distinctly remembered that the thesaurus was not far beyond it.
His best texts will long constitute a thesaurus which every psychologist must know.
First of all his age is thirty-six, and he is the editor of The thesaurus.
Perhaps—you could persuade that wealthy old lady—to get out a second edition of her thesaurus.
Queed Henry Sydnor Harrison
Get my thesaurus. Stony, off the desk in the next room, and turn to ‘beauty.’
Tractatus de hæresi pauperum de Lugduno, apud Martene, thesaurus anecd. vol.