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Pronunciation:  vow'kabyu`leree

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a language user's knowledge of words
  2. [n]  the system of techniques or symbols serving as a means of expression (as in arts or crafts); "he introduced a wide vocabulary of techniques"
  3. [n]  a listing of the words used in some enterprise

VOCABULARY is a 10 letter word that starts with V.


 Synonyms: lexicon, mental lexicon
 See Also: cognition, frame of reference, knowledge, language, noesis, speech, wordbook



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. 3. (Mil.) The roll of the drum which calls the troops
       together; as, to beat the general.
    4. (Eccl.) The chief of an order of monks, or of all the
       houses or congregations under the same rule.
    5. The public; the people; the vulgar. [Obs.] --Shak.
    {In general}, in the main; for the most part.
  2. \Vo*cab"u*la*ry\, n.; pl. {Vocabularies}. [LL.
    vocabularium, vocabularius: cf. F. vocabulaire. See
    1. A list or collection of words arranged in alphabetical
       order and explained; a dictionary or lexicon, either of a
       whole language, a single work or author, a branch of
       science, or the like; a word-book.
    2. A sum or stock of words employed.
             His vocabulary seems to have been no larger than was
             necessary for the transaction of business.