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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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Words that Rhyme with Dictionary Definition

  • predisposition
  • misrecognition
  • juxtaposition
  • retransmission
  • presupposition
  • decomposition
  • statistician
  • reimposition
  • redeposition
  • redefinition
  • precondition
  • pediatrician
  • obstetrician
  • mathematician
  • malnutrition
  • geriatrician
  • fondkommission
  • extradition
  • transmission
  • superstition
  • requisition
  • recondition
  • recognition
  • proposition
  • premonition
  • preignition
  • inquisition
  • exposition
  • expedition
  • electrician

Example sentences of the word dictionary-definition


1. Noun Phrase
The dictionary definition of easygoing is something that’s relaxed and casual in manner.

2. Noun Phrase
Define and discuss disrespect in the first paragraph, but avoid using a dictionary definition.

2. definition

noun. ['ˌdɛfəˈnɪʃən'] a concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase or symbol.

Synonyms

  • ostensive definition
  • stipulative definition
  • recursive definition
  • contextual definition
  • explanation
  • dictionary definition
  • redefinition
  • explicit definition

Antonyms

  • credit
  • debit
  • unimportance
  • opacity

Etymology

  • diffinicioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • definition (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. definition

noun. ['ˌdɛfəˈnɪʃən'] clarity of outline.

Synonyms

  • distinctness

Antonyms

  • softness
  • direct discourse

Etymology

  • diffinicioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • definition (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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