Colour Oxford Thesaurus

Author: Oxford Dictionaries

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199607923

Category: Reference

Page: 672

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An easy-to-use dictionary and thesaurus in one volume containing over 140,000 synonyms and antonyms.

The Oxford paperback thesaurus

Author: Maurice Waite

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780191739453

Category: English language

Page: 503

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"300,000 synonyms and antonyms with thousands of usage examples from real English to show how synonyms are used in context."--Publisher's description.

The Oxford Paperback Dictionary & Thesaurus

Author: Julia Elliott,Anne Knight,Chris Cowley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780198613312

Category: English language

Page: 900

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This brand-new edition of the Oxford Paperback Dictionary & Thesaurus is a great value product, combining a dictionary and thesaurus integrated in one volume, making it an ideal reference tool for all your language needs.

Oxford Thesaurus of English

Author: Maurice Waite

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199560811

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 988

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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.

Paperback Oxford Large Print Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Wordpower Guide

Author: Sara Hawker

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198610786

Category: English language

Page: 1272

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The Paperback Oxford Large Print Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Wordpower Guide provides three books in one lightweight, easy-to-hold format. The dictionary has over 40,000 words, phrases, and definitions, while the thesaurus offers more than 75,000 alternative words. The dictionary and thesaurus entries are presented in a clear, open design, with separate dictionary and thesaurus sections matching on each page. The Wordpower Guide helps you to expand your vocabulary, and contains sections onforeign words and phrases, collective names for animals and birds, tips on commonly confused words, and a unique Wordbuilder. Its clear page layout, endorsed by and designed in association with the Royal National Institute of the Blind, offers enlarged fonts, larger margins, generous line-spacing, and good quality paper, making it quick and easy to find the word you need. Special attention has been given to the binding and choice of paper, ensuring that there is minimum 'glare' and 'show-through'. Ideal for both adults and school students, particularly those with visual impairment, the Paperback Oxford Large Print Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Wordpower Guide is a valuable reference tool for use at home, school, or the office. Portable and affordable, it is the perfect companion to the Paperback Oxford Large Print Dictionary and the Paperback Oxford Large Print Thesaurus.

The Oxford Paperback Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Wordpower Guide

Author: Sara Hawker

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198603795

Category: English language

Page: 1111

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This volume gives you three books in one. The dictionary section offers comprehensive coverage of today's English, with over 145,000 words, phrases, and definitions, while the thesaurus has over 333,000 alternative words. Other features include clear and straightforward guidance on grammar and usage in the form of in-text boxes and thousands of example sentences illustrating words in use. The Wordpower Guide offers extra help to enrich and develop your vocabulary, and includes a section on foreign words and phrases, information on collective names foranimals and birds, useful vocabulary for word games, lists of common confusables, a section on selecting the right word, an extensive Wordbuilder section which gives instant links to related words, and a section on difficult or unusual words.

Oxford Paperback Thesaurus

Author: Maurice Waite,Lucy Hollingworth,Duncan Marshall

Publisher: Oxford

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 930

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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. It 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. It is perfect for all kinds of writing needs: study, letters, reports, creative writing, and for general reference.

Oxford Mini Dictionary and Thesaurus

Author: N.A

Publisher: OXFORD

ISBN: 9780199239924

Category: Reference

Page: 772

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A compact, portable tool containing over 40,000 words, phrases, and definitions, and over 65,000 synonyms.

Oxford Mini Thesaurus

Author: Oxford Dictionaries,

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199666148

Category: Reference

Page: 576

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An easy-to-use thesaurus containing over 120,000 synonyms and antonyms.

Pocket Oxford American Dictionary and Thesaurus

Author: Oxford University Press

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199729956

Category: Reference

Page: 893

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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.

Oxford Paperback Thesaurus

Author: Oxford Dictionaries,

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780199640959

Category: Reference

Page: 976

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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.

The Australian Concise Oxford Dictionary

Author: Bruce Moore

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780195517729

Category: Australianisms

Page: 1678

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This fourth edition provides an authoritative description of Australian and International English and is available for the first time with handy thumb index indicators.

Oxford Large Print Thesaurus

Author: N.A

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198608875

Category: English language

Page: 1061

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Authoritative, up-to-date, and with exceptionally clear print, the Paperback Oxford Large Print Thesaurus contains over 130,000 alternative and opposite words, drawing on the most recent findings of the language research programme at Oxford University Press. Its clear page layout, designed in association with the Royal National Institute for the Blind, offers enlarged fonts, larger margins, generous line-spacing, and good quality paper, making it quick and easy to find the word you need. Special attention has been given to the binding and choice of paper, ensuring that there is minimum 'glare' and 'show-through'. Ideal for both adults and children, particularly those with vision impairment, the Paperback Oxford Large Print Thesaurus is a valuable reference tool for use at home, school, or the office, and is great for word games. Lightweight and affordable, it is also the perfect companion to the Paperback Oxford Large Print Dictionary.


Oxford School Dictionary & Thesaurus

Author: Oxford Dictionary,

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780192756916

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 800

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The Oxford School Dictionary & Thesaurus is a comprehensive one-stop shop for definitions, curriculum vocabulary, spelling, grammar, and punctuation as well as synonyms and writing tips. It is ideal students finishing primary and going on to secondary school. Easy to use and with a sturdy binding, it is the perfect one volume reference tool.

Pocket Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Catherine Soanes

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198605713

Category: Reference

Page: 1083

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This is a reissue of the ninth edition of the world's longest-established and best-selling pocket English dictionary. It is one of the new generation Oxford dictionaries derived from the database of the highly-acclaimed New Oxford Dictionary of English and is particularly user friendly with its elegant open design, with different elements starting on new lines. It offers excellent coverage of English as an international language, the defining style is straightforward and non-technical, andthousands of examples illustrate idiomatic usage. All irregular noun, verb, and adjectival inflections are spelled out in full, while guidance on grammar and good usage is provided by in-text notes. Additional features include Wordbuilder boxes giving information on related words and thematic tables on subjects such as countries, chemical elements, and nationalities. This title replaces ISBN: 0-19-861334-2.

The Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus

Author: Frank R. Abate

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780195130973

Category: Reference

Page: 972

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Rather than forcing readers to flip between the thesaurus for synonyms and the dictionary for definitions, "The Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus" provides a unified approach, treating meanings and related words within the same entry.

Little Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus

Author: Charlotte Livingstone

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780199549436

Category: English language

Page: 792

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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.