A dictionary for these turbulent times.

For those in search of the right word(s).

A dictionary for these turbulent times

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In these times of proliferating online reference resources, whats a poor scholar to do? Dictionaries can be a particular problem: duelling definitions, eccentric enunciations all against a backdrop of a language thats evolving, in both vocabulary and usage, even as we speak

Enter Wordnik:

Wordnik is a new way to discover meaning Wordnik shows definitions from multiple sources, so you can see as many different takes on a words meaning as possible We try to show as many real examples as possible for each word. These examples are ranked by how useful we think they are in helping you understand the meaning of a particular word, especially words that may not have traditional dictionary definitions [Wordnik lists related words.] Our word relationships include synonyms, hypernyms, hyponyms, words used in the same context, a reverse dictionary, and tags

All this plus lists, images illustrating entries, recorded pronunciations, and a word-of-the-day at Wordnik.

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