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Synonyms for dictionary
ˈdɪk ʃəˌnɛr idic·tio·na·ry

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  1. dictionary

    lexicon, wordbook, vocabulary, glossary

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dictionary, lexiconnoun

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

    mental lexicon, vocabulary, lexicon

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  1. word explainer

    it’s a word explainer because it explains words, it’s as simple as that!

    Submitted by milliejhyde on April 11, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dictionarynoun

    lexicon, vocabulary, GLOSSARY, word-book

  2. dictionarynoun

    encyclopædia, alphabetical summary (in any department of knowledge)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dictionarynoun

    lexicon, vocabulary, wordbook, glossary, gazetteer, gradus, onomasticon, idioticon, thesaurus

    Associated words:
    lexicography, lexicographer, lexicographic

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  1. List of paraphrases for "dictionary":

    dictionnaire, diccionario, dictionaries, thesaurus

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  1. Peter Sokolowski:

    The' messenger RNA vaccine' was new to me, I had never heard of it, and unless you were a research scientist, you probably haven't, therefore, Oxford English Dictionary didn't even cover a definition.

  2. Donald Kendall:

    The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.

  3. Cheryl McDonald:

    They were yelling. I think the only words they know in the dictionary are profanity.

  4. Napoleon:

    Impossible is a word only to be found in the dictionary of fools.

  5. Greg Kondrak:

    It turned out that over 80 per cent of the words were in a Hebrew dictionary, but we didn’t know if they made sense together.

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