online thesaurus

on·line the·sau·rus
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [on-lahyn, awn- thi-sawr-uh s]
    • /ˈɒnˈlaɪn, ˈɔn- θɪˈsɔr əs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [on-lahyn, awn- thi-sawr-uh s]
    • /ˈɒnˈlaɪn, ˈɔn- θɪˈsɔr əs/

Definition of online thesaurus words

  • noun plural online thesaurus 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. 1

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online thesaurus popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 98% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

online thesaurus usage trend in Literature

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