Dictionaries and Thesauri
Here are some tools that can help improve your writing.
- Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus will allow you to look up a definition or find a synonym for any word. The home page has many other interesting features for those of you who feel adventurous.
- Another terrific tool is Answers.com. Answers searches search engines, encyclopedias, reference sites, and much more, including all kinds of dictionaries and thesauri.
- yourDictionary.com has dictionaries for over 200 languages for those of you who speak more than one. In addition, it has 30 multi-lingual dictionaries and thesauri. Check it out!
- For those of you in high tech, Netlingo.com offers definitions for the latest and greatest technobabble.
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- This particular spot on The English Club highlights some of the main differences between British and American financial terminology. There's even a forum for asking specific questions!
- Bartleby's is a wonderful place from which to access a number of different classic references. Just select one of them from the References drop down box in the upper right corner of the page.