Dictionary/Thesaurus

The Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus assists users in defining words, checking spelling, choosing the perfect word and more.

  1. Access the Dictionary from the top Reference bar.

  2. Enter a search term and select Search.

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  3. The dictionary returns all words containing your search term.

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  4. Make a selection to view the main entry for the word.

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  5. Access the Thesaurus from the top Reference bar.

  6. Type in the word you want to look up and select Search.

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  7. Select the link to view an entry for a linked word.

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  8. See the Dictionary/Thesaurus User's Guide for a complete overview of all features available. This online guide is available from a link located above each search box.
    User's Guide

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