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Meaning of DICTIONARY

Pronunciation:  'dikshu`neree

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

DICTIONARY is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: lexicon
 
 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

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are using a dictionary means that you rely too much on the opinions of others in the management of your own affairs.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: 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
 

 

 

 

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