This new `Little' Oxford book will be useful on many occasions, from writing a letter tosolving a crossword puzzle.This revised edition also contains a new reverse dictionary supplement, which provides a guide to related words, a vocabulary ...
Author: Sara Hawker
Category: English language
The Little Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus provides an authoritative dictionary and an extensive easy-to-use thesaurus all in one. Designed to be a convenient and comprehensive reference work, individual entries contain both dictionary definitions for an accurate and up-to-date guide to the language as well as thesaurus synonyms to increase your vocabulary and improve your style. Where thesaurus synonyms are slang, derogatory or old-fashioned uses of words, they are labelled to give you guidance. This new `Little' Oxford book will be useful on many occasions, from writing a letter to solving a crossword puzzle. This revised edition also contains a new reverse dictionary supplement, which provides a guide to related words, a vocabulary builder, and a puzzle-solver all in one.
Offers the accurate coverage of essential vocabulary for all your writing needs. This title provides 140,000 alternative and opposite words, and gives the closest and most frequently used synonyms first, making it quick and easy to use.
Author: Maurice Waite
Publisher: Oxford University
Category: English language
Offers the accurate coverage of essential vocabulary for all your writing needs. This title provides 140,000 alternative and opposite words, and gives the closest and most frequently used synonyms first, making it quick and easy to use. It is suitable for those who want to increase their vocabulary or improve their writing skills.
This is a durable, affordable, and portable hardback dictionary and thesaurus combined. It features a clear new design with integrated dictionary and thesaurus entries for ease of use, and has been updated with the latest vocabulary
This new edition replaces the previous edition of the Little Oxford Thesaurus ISBN 0-19-860206-5.
Author: Martin Nixon
Publisher: Oxford University
A new edition of this handy and affordable thesaurus from Oxford, with a radically new open design. There are more than 150,000 alternative and opposite words, with the most useful alternative words given first to enable fast and easy access to the right word. Clear and comprehensivecross-referencing gives fuller coverage, while the inclusion of more example sentences than ever before enables you to pinpoint the correct sense of the word accurately and quickly. In addition there is a new Wordbuilder supplement to help build vocabulary skills and increase your confidence in andcommand of the English language: includes useful lists of related terms, plus foreign words and phrases. This new edition replaces the previous edition of the Little Oxford Thesaurus ISBN 0-19-860206-5.
This revised edition of Oxford's popular Little Thesaurus, which now includes a Reverse Dictionary Supplement, provides even more help with choosing words for writing, speaking, or word games. 150,000 alternative and opposite words are set out in a clear, accessible layout, with plenty of example phrases and usage labels so that you pick the most appropriate word for the context you need. Its portable size and durable binding make it a practical and long-lasting reference. The new Reverse Dictionary acts as a guide to related words, a puzzle solver, and vocabulary builder all in one; it works by leading you from words with which you are very familiar to more unusual, complex alternatives.
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Author: Oxford Dictionaries
Publisher: Oxford University Press
An easy-to-use dictionary and thesaurus in one volume containing over 140,000 synonyms and antonyms.
Compact and reliable, this handy color reference, with 150,000 synonyms, has been newly redesigned, offering example phrases that clarify less obvious senses, information on related synonyms and antonyms, and a new Appendix that provides questions (and answers) to test vocabulary skills.
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.
The source of thesaurus is Greek thēsauros 'storehouse, treasure'. In the late
16th century a thesaurus was a dictionary or encyclopedia; the current English
sense comes from the title of one of the best-known reference works, Roget's ...
Author: Julia Cresswell
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Did you know that coconut derives from the Spanish and Portuguese coco for 'grinning face'? Or that giraffes used to be called camelopards? Or that walrus has its origin in Dutch, meaning 'whale horse'.The Little Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins includes 1,000 word histories arranged across 100 wide-ranging themes, from food to phobias, from the universe to love. Featuring words with interesting or surprising origins, it is an irresistible collection of word histories, including dates of origin and an authoritative account of each word's derivation. Beautifully produced and attractively designed, this fascinating volume is a pleasure to browse. It also features a useful index so you can quickly find just the word you are looking for. It is the perfect gift for word lovers and for anyone with an interest in the English language.Readership: Anyone with an interest in words and their origins and in the richness of the English language.
"Excellent coverage...essential to worldwide bibliographic coverage."--American Reference Books Annual. This comprehensive reference provides current finding & ordering information on more than 123,000 in-print books published in Australia. You'll also find brief profiles of more than 12,000 publishers & distributors whose titles are represented, as well as information on trade associations, local agents of overseas publishers, literary awards, & more. From Thorpe.
This up-to-date, general purpose thesaurus offers over 300,000 alternative and opposite words. Synonyms are given in order of usefulness, showing the most relevant synonym first.Following market research, the third edition of the Oxford Paperback Thesaurus now includes even more, highly illustrative, real examples of usage to show synonyms in context and help you to identify the right sense.In addition, there is a brand-new centre section containing thematic and encyclopedic lists, for example of animals, games, and tools, designed to help you broaden your vocabulary, improve your general knowledge, and solve quizzes and puzzles.The Oxford Paperback Thesaurus also has a new design and layout, making it clear and easy to use. It is perfect for all kinds of writing needs: study, letters, reports, creative writing, and for general reference.
Providing a wealth of synonyms and antonyms for everyday use, this revised edition of the Compact Oxford Thesaurus is ideal in helping you find the right word when writing, or for other language queries.The Compact Oxford Thesaurus provides you with the most useful synonym first, so that you can find the information you are looking for easily. It also features a two-colour layout and a very clear, open design, so that you can navigate around the thesaurus quickly.New vocabulary has been added in this revised edition, so you can be sure that your Oxford thesaurus reflects the very latest changes in the English language. Notes on frequently confused words such as affect and effect, or compliment and complement can be found throughout the text, helping you toavoid common pitfalls when writing.The centre section of the thesaurus provides practical help in using a thesaurus to improve your choice of words and to refine your writing style, as well as new material for word game and puzzle enthusiasts.The Compact Oxford Thesaurus is an invaluable tool for anyone who needs to write reports or memos at work, essays at school or college, or letters or emails to friends, and is ideal for creative writing too. It can help to expand your vocabulary, or give you vital clues in solving language puzzlesand crosswords.
A handy hardback volume for home, school, or work, the Pocket Oxford Thesaurus features synonyms and antonyms for everyday words, as well as language help. Updated with all the latest must-know vocabulary, and with a completely revised text, this second edition is an invaluable tool for anyone who writes for work, school, or pleasure, or anyone looking for the word on the tip of their tongue. The centre section of this thesaurus has been revised and now contains even more lists of nouns, such as insects, fruits, or drinks. This information can help you to broaden your knowledge, or to find the answer you are looking for in a quiz or a puzzle. The A-Z text of the thesaurus features usage notes to help you identify frequently confused words, such as affect and effect, or compliment and complement, so that you can avoid common pitfalls when you are writing. This thesaurus also contains Word Link features, helping you to find words that are closely associated with each other. For example, the Word Link at the entrylaw informs you that the words legal, judicial, and juridicial all relate to laws, and the Word Link at darkness reveals that the fear of darkness is called scotophobia. Packed with extra tips and help, and with a completely revised and up-to-date text, the Pocket Oxford Thesaurus is an ideal reference book for anyone who wants to improve their writing.
Oxford University Press alone offers seven versions : Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus , ed . by M . Waite ( 2nd ed . , 2007 ) ... 2007 ) , Little Oxford Dictionary
, Thesaurus , and Wordpower Guide ( 2003 ) , and Oxford Mini Dictionary , Thesaurus ...
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New York, 2001; Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases. − Penguin
Books, 1972; The Little Oxford Thesaurus. Compiled by A.Spooner. − Clarendon
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Author: Євченко В. В., Сидоренко С. І.
Publisher: Нова Книга
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