Download or read book Oxford Thesaurus of English written by Maurice Waite and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2009-08-13 with total page 1074 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "The leading single-volume English thesaurus explores 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; finds the word you need quickly with carefully chosen and arranged synonyms; broadens your vocabulary and finds solutions to word puzzles and crosswords with hundreds of thematic word lists; and helps express yourself more accurately with hundreds of 'Choose the Right Word' boxes exploring the difference between similar words." --Book Jacket.
Download or read book The New Oxford Thesaurus of English written by Patrick Hanks and published by OXFORD University Press. This book was released on 2000 with total page 1112 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The most comprehensive coverage The New Oxford Thesaurus of English is a new type of thesaurus. It gives you more choice and more help than any other comparable thesaurus, and will enrich your creative writing, essays, or letters, or simply your enjoyment of the English language. The clearest layout Superbly clear layout, with all synonym lists on new lines, and new lines for special sections such as opposite words and related terms The closest and most useful alternative words are given first, with words which are closest in meaning to the entry word given in capitals Special features Unique coverage of related terms such as bear: ursine, blue: cyanic, milk: lactic From folklore to phobias, from actors to assassins, over 450 boxed lists provide information on a vast range of subjects Naturalist or naturist, inherent or intrinsic? Over 150 in-text notes help you make the right choice between easily confused words
Download or read book Oxford Thesaurus of Current English written by Maurice Waite and published by OXFORD University Press. This book was released on 2006 with total page 504 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 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.
Download or read book Concise Oxford Thesaurus written by Sara Hawker and published by Oxford. This book was released on 2007-06-14 with total page 1002 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This is a new edition of the Concise Oxford Thesaurus, with updated and improved text, new choices of synonyms, and a new design. The Concise Oxford Thesaurus is a comprehensive reference text for the bookshelf at home or in the office. Its usefulness means that it won't stay on the shelf, however. The thesaurus is the perfect tool to use to improve your writing style, whether you are composing a letter, essay or report, or writing creatively. It is also great for finding the word on the tip of your tongue, or for word games. The new centre section in this Concise Oxford Thesaurus contains lists of nouns from illnesses to insects, and vegetables to veins to give you the edge in solving crosswords and word puzzles, as well as being a useful encyclopedic reference. The Concise Oxford Thesaurus also contains Word Links to help you find related words. So, for example, look up the word 'night' and you will find 'nocturnal'; look up 'light', and you will find 'optics'. Hundreds more have been added new to this edition, helping you find the word you need every time. 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.
Download or read book The Oxford Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus written by Elizabeth Jewell and published by Oxford University Press, USA. This book was released on 2002 with total page 1026 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Integrates a dictionary and thesaurus in one volume by combining meanings and related words in one entry.
Download or read book Oxford Paperback Dictionary and Thesaurus written by Maurice Waite and published by . This book was released on 2009 with total page 1076 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Oxford Paperback Dictionary and Thesaurus is a great value-for-money product. It is the ultimate one-stop reference, containing both a dictionary and a thesaurus in one handy reference volume. The dictionary and thesaurus texts have an integrated design which has been tried and tested with users to speed up browsing and look-up. The dictionary has excellent coverage of everyday English, containing over 90,000 words, phrases and definitions and incorporating the newest words and phrases from Oxford's language research programmes. The thesaurus provides over 100,000 synonyms and antonyms. This handy dictionary and thesaurus is ideal for anyone who needs an affordable and portable, all-in-one reference work.
Download or read book Little Oxford Thesaurus written by Maurice Waite and published by Oxford University. This book was released on 2006 with total page 648 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 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.
Download or read book Oxford Paperback Thesaurus written by Oxford Dictionaries, and published by OUP Oxford. This book was released on 2012-05-10 with total page 976 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This up-to-date, general purpose thesaurus offers over 300,000 synonyms and antonyms.Includes a centre section containing thematic lists, for example of animals, games, and tools, designed to help you broaden your vocabulary, improve your general knowledge, and solve quizzes and puzzles.
Download or read book Oxford Mini Dictionary and Thesaurus written by Oxford Dictionaries, and published by OUP Oxford. This book was released on 2012-01-26 with total page 800 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: An easy-to-use integrated dictionary and thesaurus containing 40,000 up-to-date words, phrases, and definitions and 65,000 synonyms and antonyms.
Download or read book Oxford Mini School Thesaurus written by Oxford Dictionaries and published by . This book was released on 2016-05-05 with total page 736 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This authoritative new edition of the bestselling Oxford School Thesaurus boosts vocabulary and improves writing skills through new curriculum support. With the help of the Oxford Children's Corpus, the largest bank of children's language in English, the thesaurus is able to proivde a range ofcarefully-levelled words, synonyms and antonyms and age-appropriate example sentences. These are written in the natural language of contemporary children using contexts that will make the thesaurus easy and enjoyable for every child to use. Phrasal verbs, idioms, and writing tips help to explore therichness of language and make writing more effective, whether in creative writing or in essays, projects, reports and letters.A writing supplement with spelling, grammar and punctuation support makes this a complete toolkit to enhance basic literacy skills, build confidence, deliver the curriculum and help children prepare for the level of writing expected at secondary school. As with all Oxford children's thesauruses, ithas been trialled with teachers. A perfect buy, in a portable mini format with a refreshing new look, an essential for any backpack. Free downloadable word games, puzzles and activities are available at www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools
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Download or read book The Little Oxford English Dictionary Eighth Edition the Little Oxford Thesaurus Second Edition the Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations Third Edition written by Oxford University Press, Incorporated and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2006-02-01 with total page 1252 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A Little Reference Set proves that good things come in small packages. The set includes the new edition of the Little Oxford English Dictionary, based on the highly-acclaimed New Oxford Dictionary of English--in a portable and durable format; the Little Oxford Thesaurus, an ideal companion to the Little OED containing more than 150,000 alternative and opposite words in a user-friendly format; as well as the Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, a selection of more than 4,000 witty quotations from the best quotations of past and present. Little Oxford English Dictionary: This new edition of the Little Oxford English Dictionary is part of Oxford's new range of dictionaries based on the highly-acclaimed New Oxford Dictionary of English. With an emphasis on clarity and accessibility both in terms of layout and content, and in a portable and durable format, it is an excellent all-purpose dictionary. The attractive new design makes it very easy to find the information you need, and definitions are written in clear and simple English, avoiding technical vocabulary. Pronunciation guidance is given using a simple respelling system, and extra help is provided in the shape of in-text notes which give guidance on spelling, usage, and selected word origins; special panels also cover general grammar points, such as punctuation, word building, and parts of speech. Little Oxford Thesaurus: 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 comprehensive cross-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 and command of the English language: includes useful lists of related terms, plus foreign words and phrases. Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations: This new redesigned edition is the perfect gift for every occasion. Selected from the best quotations of past and present, the dictionary is packed with quotable quotes on every subject from Examinations to Weddings. Whatever the special occasion, here you can find special words to express your ideas.
Download or read book The Oxford Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms written by Oxford University Press and published by OUP Oxford. This book was released on 2014-05 with total page 528 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: An essential point of reference for anyone wanting to widen their vocabulary, this dictionary offers more than 140,000 alternative and opposite words as well as thousands of real examples of usage from the Oxford English Corpus to help you find the word you need quickly and easily.
Download or read book Pocket Oxford American Dictionary and Thesaurus written by Oxford Oxford Languages and published by Oxford University Press, USA. This book was released on 2010 with total page 929 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "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.
Download or read book New Oxford American Dictionary Third Edition written by Angus Stevenson and published by OUP USA. This book was released on 2010-10-28 with total page 2096 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The New Oxford American Dictionary is Oxford's flagship American dictionary, offering comprehensive and authoritative coverage of the English language, with over 350,000 words, phrases, and senses, plus hundreds of explanatory notes. The Third Edition will feature a completely updated text, modern new text design, new in-text feature on Word Trends, and approximately 2,000 new words and meanings. Coverage will be expanded and revised using the two-billion-word Oxford English Corpus and new tools for its analysis to reveal patterns of usage in modern English.
Download or read book The Oxford Paperback Thesaurus written by Maurice Waite and published by Oxford University Press, USA. This book was released on 2001 with total page 968 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This new edition of the Oxford Paperback Thesaurus forms part of a new range of Oxford thesauruses derived from the New Oxford Thesaurus of English. It is ideal for all kinds of writing needs - for study, at home, or in the office - and it offers excellent value for money, having more alternative and opposite words than any other thesaurus at this price point. In addition, the closest and most useful alternative words are given first, with words which are closest in meaning to the entry word given in capitals, thousands of example phrases help you to select the correct word, and opposites and related terms are clearly marked.
Download or read book Oxford Primary Thesaurus written by Susan Rennie and published by . This book was released on 2018-09-06 with total page 512 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This new edition of the Oxford Primary Thesaurus is bursting with thousands of synonyms, writing tips, overused words and word webs which will enrich children's writing. Entries are simple and clear, and include example sentences from children's favourite authors model how to use differentwords in context. Alphabet tabs on every page make navigation very easy. Extra writing support is given for overused words such as nice and good, topic vocabulary at words such as animal or castle, and writing tips at words such as food, weather and clothes suggest ways to create colourfuldescriptions. Finding new and alternative words is easy, quick and fun. The Oxford Primary Thesaurus is an invaluable reference tool for pupils to reflect, edit and improve their writing. An ideal companion to the new updated edition of the Oxford Primary Dictionary. Go online at www.oxfordschooldictionaries.com for the accompanying free downloadable activities.
Download or read book Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus written by Sara Hawker and published by American Chemical Society. This book was released on 2008 with total page 834 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Featuring a dictionary and thesaurus combined, the 'Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus' provides the essential language reference help you need in a single portable volume.