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1. dictionary

noun. ['ˈdɪkʃəˌnɛri'] a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them.

Synonyms

  • lexical entry
  • learner's dictionary
  • unabridged
  • dictionary entry
  • collegiate dictionary
  • lexicon
  • bilingual dictionary
  • desk dictionary
  • pocket dictionary
  • spelling checker
  • school dictionary
  • little dictionary
  • etymological dictionary
  • unabridged dictionary
  • spell-checker
  • gazetteer

Etymology

  • dictionarium (Latin)
  • dictionarius (Latin)

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Rhymes with Dictionary

  • actuary
  • ancillary
  • apothecary
  • arbitrary
  • arbitrary
  • aviary
  • budgetary
  • contemporary
  • customary
  • deflationary
  • dietary
  • dignitary
  • disciplinary
  • discretionary
  • disinflationary
  • dispensary
  • diversionary
  • diversionary
  • dromedary
  • emissary

How do you pronounce dictionary?

Pronounce dictionary as ˈdɪkʃəˌnɛri.

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Sentences with dictionary


1. Noun, singular or mass
Navigate about halfway down the page and click the dictionary with which you want to work.

2. Adjective
Students can use a dictionary or thesaurus to help them come up with more words about their topics.

Quotes about dictionary


1. Always remember that striving and struggle precede success, even in the dictionary.
- Sarah Ban Breathnach

2. If you're looking for sympathy you'll find it between shit and syphilis in the dictionary.
- David Sedaris, Barrel Fever: Stories and Essays

3. That does it,"said Jace. "I'm going to get you a dictionary for Christmas this year.""Why?"Isabelle said."So you can look up 'fun.' I'm not sure you know what it means.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Ashes

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