Webster's New World Roget's A-Z Thesaurus

Webster's New World Roget's A-Z Thesaurus

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This new edition of the renowned Webster's New World Thesaurus combines a thematic index-based on Roget's original categories with the proven usefulness of its A-Z listing. New introductory material and an interpretive essay on Roget and his work reintroduce Roget's organizational technique to a new generation of thesaurus users.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780028631233
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 01/28/1999
Series: Webster's New World Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 928
Sales rank: 146,396
Product dimensions: 7.36(w) x 10.66(h) x 1.62(d)

About the Author

Charlton Laird was first Hilliard Distinguished Professor of the Humanities (University of Nevada, Reno) and holder of both earned and honorary doctoral degrees. He devoted a lifetime to writing and teaching, and his mastery and vast knowledge of language is reflected in the pages of Webster's New Roget's A-Z Thesaurus.

The Editors of the Webster’s New World Dictionaries are a team of professional lexicographers with advanced degrees in various scholarly fields. The editors familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work with expert consultants to ensure that the content of our publications is as accurate and as up-to-date as possible.

Table of Contents



Guide to the Use of the Thesaurus.

Roget's Thematic Index.


Supplementary Word Lists.

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Webster's New World Roget's A-Z Thesaurus 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Borg-mx5 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Everyone needs a thesaurus.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this thesaurus. The layout is clean, the font is easy to read, and the explanations of synonym nuances very clear. What more can one ask of a reference? This is the best thesaurus I have ever owned.
Macario More than 1 year ago
It's used in advanced ESL class and the students are very satisfied with it.
MWSchwartz More than 1 year ago
Very thorough, easy to read reference source. As a part-time writer I was frustrated with being constantly unable to find the word I sought in my original, woefully inadequate desk thesaurus. Seeking an upgrade, I ultimately made the substitution with this one, much to my delight. The text is easy on the eyes, making perusal pleasurable. All the words you'll ever need are in here and descriptive synonym studies are offered for the major words of the language, breaking down definitions and offering precise alternatives for whatever your application. I definitely recommend this vital reference source.