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What's The Definition Of Dictionary?

[n] a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them

Synonyms | Synonyms for Dictionary: lexicon

Related Terms | Find terms related to Dictionary: biographical dictionary | cant | chemical dictionary | desk dictionary | dialect dictionary | dictionary of quotations | electronics dictionary | etymological dictionary | foreign-language dictionary | gazetteer | general dictionary | geological dictionary | gloss | glossary | gradus | jargon | language | lexicon | nomenclator | onomasticon | palaver | phrase book | polyglot dictionary | promptorium | rhyming dictionary | science dictionary | slang dictionary | specialized dictionary | synonym dictionary | synonymy | terminology | thesaurus | treasury of words | unabridged dictionary | vocabulary | word list | wordbook

See Also | bilingual dictionary | collegiate dictionary | desk dictionary | dictionary entry | etymological dictionary | gazetteer | learner's dictionary | lexical entry | little dictionary | pocket dictionary | school dictionary | spell-checker | spelling checker | unabridged dictionary | wordbook

Dictionary In Webster's Dictionary

\Dic"tion*a*ry\, n.; pl. {Dictionaries}. [Cf. F. dictionnaire. See {Diction}.] 1. A book containing the words of a language, arranged alphabetically, with explanations of their meanings; a lexicon; a vocabulary; a wordbook. I applied myself to the perusal of our writers; and noting whatever might be of use to ascertain or illustrate any word or phrase, accumulated in time the materials of a dictionary. --Johnson. 2. Hence, a book containing the words belonging to any system or province of knowledge, arranged alphabetically; as, a dictionary of medicine or of botany; a biographical dictionary.

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