Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co.
Visuwords™ online graphical dictionary — Look up words to find their meanings and associations with other words and concepts. Click and drag the background to pan around and use the mouse wheel to zoom.
Adams here and Johnny Carson's hilarious "Funeral for a Thesaurus Editor" sketch here.To use the applet you only need to type a word into the search query at the top of the page and press 'Enter'.A network of nodes or 'synsets' will spring out from the word that you entered.The Visual Thesaurus is an online thesaurus and dictionary of over 145,000 words that you explore and visualize using an interactive map. January 18th is celebrated as Thesaurus Day to honor the birthday of the author of the first thesaurus, Peter Mark Roget.Type in a word and the Visual Thesaurus will show you a map of synonyms, antonyms, and definitions. Now that I've worked on both sides of the desk — as a writer and editor — for more than 35 years, I have a well-developed sense of what you have to do to make editors like you. Get into the spirit by reading our two-part interview with Roget biographer Joshua Kendall here and here.The higher the terms are in the list, the more likely that they're relevant to the word or phrase that you searched for.