Oxford Mini Thesaurus

Author: Oxford Dictionaries,

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199666148

Category: Reference

Page: 576

View: 9040

An easy-to-use thesaurus containing over 120,000 synonyms and antonyms.

Oxford Mini School Thesaurus

Author: Oxford Dictionaries,Oxford Dictionaries Staff

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780192747099

Category:

Page: 736

View: 5901

This authoritative new edition of the bestselling Oxford School Thesaurus boosts vocabulary and improves writing skills through new curriculum support. With the help of the Oxford Children's Corpus, the largest bank of children's language in English, the thesaurus is able to proivde a range ofcarefully-levelled words, synonyms and antonyms and age-appropriate example sentences. These are written in the natural language of contemporary children using contexts that will make the thesaurus easy and enjoyable for every child to use. Phrasal verbs, idioms, and writing tips help to explore therichness of language and make writing more effective, whether in creative writing or in essays, projects, reports and letters.A writing supplement with spelling, grammar and punctuation support makes this a complete toolkit to enhance basic literacy skills, build confidence, deliver the curriculum and help children prepare for the level of writing expected at secondary school. As with all Oxford children's thesauruses, ithas been trialled with teachers. A perfect buy, in a portable mini format with a refreshing new look, an essential for any backpack. Free downloadable word games, puzzles and activities are available at www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools

Oxford Mini Thesaurus

Author: Oxford Dictionaries,

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780199692620

Category: Reference

Page: 672

View: 5218

An easy-to-use thesaurus containing 120,000 up-to-date synonyms and antonyms.

Oxford Mini Thesaurus

Author: Martin Nixon

Publisher: Oxford University

ISBN: 9780198607113

Category: Reference

Page: 665

View: 1500

Oxford Mini Thesaurus : Over 130 000 alternative and opposite words. Clear and easy-to-use layout. New : supplements including lists of commonly confused and misspelled words.

Oxford Mini Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Wordpower Guide

Author: Sara Hawker

Publisher: Oxford University

ISBN: 9780198604471

Category: Reference

Page: 746

View: 5131

The Mini Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Wordpower Guide provides three mini books in one handy and affordable format. The dictionary has over 40,000 words, phrases, and definitions, while the thesaurus has more than 75,000 alternative words. The dictionary and thesaurus entries are presented in a brand-new design, with separate dictionary and thesaurus sections matching on each page. There are also clearly indicated in-text usage notes which give guidance on usage and spelling. The Wordpower Guide offers extra help with vocabulary along with other sections that will help you to use the English language more effectively.

Oxford Thesaurus of English

Author: Maurice Waite

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199560811

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 988

View: 1910

Developed using evidence from the Oxford English Corpus, this fully revised text offers more up-to-date and complete coverage of synonyms and antonyms than any other A-Z thesaurus. Increased coverage now includes hundreds of new phrases and idioms, and newly selected examples of real English showing how words are used, and helping to guide you to the right meaning. New features include the Word Toolkit which helps you choose the best word matches based on evidence from the Oxford English Corpus. In addition, the popular Word Link feature points you to related words. Look up 'sleep' and find the words 'sedative', 'hypnotic', and 'soporific', and find related prefixes. The redesigned centre section provides convenient lists of words by topic, from society and religion, to fashion and technology, in addition to lists of foreign, and archaic words and phrases. An invaluable resource for puzzlers, or anyone wishing to broaden their vocabulary. The Oxford Thesaurus of English is ideal for anyone who wants a comprehensive and authoritative thesaurus of current English, for use by writers and editors, students, and crossword and puzzle solvers at work or at home. The thesaurus includes 12 months' access* to Oxford's premium online dictionary and thesaurus service, Oxford Dictionaries Online, updated regularly with the latest developments to words and meanings, so you will have the most accurate picture of English available. Find out more about our living language using Oxford Dictionaries Online. Hear how words are spoken with thousands of audio pronunciations, and access over 1.9 million real English example sentences to see how words are used in context. Improve your confidence in writing with helpful grammar and punctuation guides, full thesaurus information, style and usage help, and much more. *Available in selected markets (UK, Europe, Australia, Canada, and South Africa). Terms and conditions apply; please see www.oxforddictionaries.com/access for information.

Australian Mini Thesaurus

Author: Anne Knight

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780195550252

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 622

View: 8319

In a portable mini format with a durable vinyl cover, this thesaurus is the perfact size to slip into a briefcase or bag. Suitable for travel, at home or the office. With over 150,000 alternative words and antonyms, and clear cross-references to words with related meanings, The Australian Mini Thesaurus is an essential reference for scholars and travelers to the region.

Colour Oxford Thesaurus

Author: Oxford Dictionaries

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199607923

Category: Reference

Page: 672

View: 8065

An easy-to-use dictionary and thesaurus in one volume containing over 140,000 synonyms and antonyms.

The Oxford Minireference Dictionary and Thesaurus

Author: Sara Hawker,Chris Cowley

Publisher: Oxford University

ISBN: 9780198601838

Category: Reference

Page: 742

View: 7579

The Oxford Minireference Dictionary & Thesaurus, now with an attractive new cover, is clearer, more accurate, and easier to use than any other combined dictionary/thesaurus reference. Where other combined volumes print a separate dictionary and thesaurus text across the same page (for an approximate match), The Oxford Minireference Dictionary and Thesaurus is the only mini to combine both dictionary and thesaurus features within individual entries. Each set of synonyms is keyed to a particular dictionary sense and definition for greater accuracy and ease of use, and the unique integrated entries allow for quick and easy one-stop reference. With 30,000 dictionary entries and a massive 115,000 synonyms, this is the most useful and helpful minidictionary and thesaurus combination available.

Pocket School Dictionary and Thesaurus

Author: R. E. Allen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780199113729

Category: English language

Page: 800

View: 6265

A one-stop shop for upper primary/lower secondary school users. The headwords are in bold and the design is clear and accessible. The dictionary provides comprehensive coverage appropriate for the Y7 user, along with word origins, pronunciation guides, idiomatic phrases and idioms, labels andup-to-date example sentences. The thesaurus provides over 100,000 up-to-date synonyms for the dictionary entries, with those with meaning closest to that of the headword placed first to enable users to select the most accurate alternative.

Little Oxford Dictionary, Thesaurus and Wordpower Guide

Author: Sara Hawker

Publisher: Oxford

ISBN: 9780198607090

Category: English language

Page: 746

View: 7043

The Little Oxford Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Wordpower Guide provides three books in one compact and durable format. It offers the most authoritative and up-to-date coverage of current English, with a dictionary containing over 40,000 words, phrases, and definitions, and a thesaurus with more than 65,000 alternative words. Matching dictionary and thesaurus entries are presented on the same page for quick and easy reference. A unique Wordpower Guide offering a vocabulary builder, lists offrequently misspelled words, and collective nouns for animals and birds helps you to enrich your vocabulary and use the English language more effectively.

Oxford Mini School Thesaurus

Author: Alan Spooner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780199108534

Category: English language

Page: 816

View: 6912

Trialled and tested in schools The Oxford Mini School Thesaurus is specially written to encourage users to find new or alternative words quickly and easily. It is the perfect tool to improve writing skills and build vocabulary. Special features: * Alphabetical layout to find synonyms quickly and easily * Thematic panels give groups of related words for extended project work in schools * Opposites for vocabulary extension * Cross-references signpost other useful words Features: * Word classes (parts of speech) to build grammatical skills and lead reader to appropriate word * Up-to-date sentences and phrases to show how words are used in context * Labels [formal, informal, old-fashioned etc.]to encourage accurate use of language * Idiomatic phrases to show the more common use of words.

Little Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus

Author: Charlotte Livingstone

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780199549436

Category: English language

Page: 792

View: 4883

The Little Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus provides an authoritative dictionary and an extensive easy-to-use thesaurus all in one. Designed to be a convenient and comprehensive reference work, individual entries contain both dictionary definitions for an accurate and up-to-date guide to the language as well as thesaurus synonyms to increase your vocabulary and improve your style. Where thesaurus synonyms are slang, derogatory or old-fashioned uses of words, they are labelled to give you guidance. This new `Little' Oxford book will be useful on many occasions, from writing a letter to solving a crossword puzzle.

The Oxford paperback thesaurus

Author: Maurice Waite

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780191739453

Category: English language

Page: 503

View: 6983

"300,000 synonyms and antonyms with thousands of usage examples from real English to show how synonyms are used in context."--Publisher's description.