The Oxford American Desk Thesaurus

The Oxford American Desk Thesaurus

by Christine A. Lindberg, Christine L. Stevens
     
 

The Oxford American Desk Thesaurus puts word power at your fingertips, with more than 175,000 synonyms, including thousands of compound terms and idiomatic expressions, all in a quick-finding AZ format. More than simply lists of synonyms, entries feature a breakdown by specific word sense, with example phrases and sentences that put the entry word in context to

Overview

The Oxford American Desk Thesaurus puts word power at your fingertips, with more than 175,000 synonyms, including thousands of compound terms and idiomatic expressions, all in a quick-finding AZ format. More than simply lists of synonyms, entries feature a breakdown by specific word sense, with example phrases and sentences that put the entry word in context to clarify correct usage and grammar. New to this edition is Oxford's exclusive Writers Toolkit, providing guidance on such writing basics as punctuation and frequently confused words.
Features:

· More than 10,000 entries and 175,000 synonyms

· AZ format for quick look-up

· Example sentences and phrases pinpoint correct usage

· Broad coverage, with entries keyed to specific senses

· Exclusive Writers Toolkit for guidance on punctuation and other writing basics
With its up-to-date coverage and handy features, this thesaurus is a must-have for any writer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195126747
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/01/1998
Series:
[Oxford Desk Reference Series]
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.60(h) x 1.80(d)

Meet the Author

Christine L. Lindberg is Staff Project Editor in the U.S. Dictionaries Program of Oxford University Press, in Connecticut.

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