Dictionaries

In our print Reference Collection:

The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language
PE1628.A623 2006

Collins COBUILD English Language Dictionary
PE1625.C64 1987

Encarta World English Dictionary
PE1628.E5324 1999

Longman Dictionary of American English
PE2835.L6 2002

Longman Language Activator
PE1628.L65 2002

Oxford ESL Dictionary : for Students of American English
PE2835.O93 1991

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary
PE1628.M36

NTC's American English Learner's Dictionary
PE1628.S5825 1998

NTC's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions
PE2846.S64 2000

Practical English Usage
PE1106.S94 1995

Random House Webster's College Thesaurus
PE1591.R314 1997

 

Websites:

Dictionary.com
A multi-source dictionary search service, it searches for definitions in a number of different Webster's and American Heritage dictionaries. The source of each entry is given immediately after the entry.

Merriam-Webster Online
Includes an online dictionary, thesaurus, audio pronunciations, Word of the Day, word games and other English language resources.

NetLingo Internet Dictionary
Comprehensive dictionary and glossary of Internet acronyms and jargon used in e-mails and chats.

Newbury House Dictionary of American English
Contains over 40,000 entries. Includes simple, clear definitions, sample sentences and idioms, activities and a pronunciation guide.

Roget’s II: The New Thesaurus
Contains 35,000 synonyms and over 250,000 cross-references in an easy-to-use format with word definitions and a hyperlinked category index.

Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus
Defines words and suggests synonyms.