Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus: Updated and Expanded 3rd Edition, in Dictionary Form (21st Century Reference) (Paperback)

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At last—a revolutionary state-of-the-art thesaurus that puts scores of synonyms at your fingertips

Revised and Expanded 3rd Edition
ROGET’S 21st CENTURY THESAURUS
IN DICTIONARY FORM

Combining scholarly authority with a new awareness of today’s communication demands, Roget’s 21st Century Thesaurus is the simple, reliable way to find the perfect word for your needs. It features an easy-to-use dictionary format plus a revolutionary Concept Index that arranges words by idea, thus enhancing the user’s process of association and leading to scores of additional selections. The inclusion of a wide spectrum of words and phrases with each entry—from sophisticated choices to completely new vocabulary in the language—brings users an exceptional number of alternatives to fit any variation of style and tone.

•Created by the highly respected Princeton Language Institute
•More word choices than any other thesaurus—OVER 1 MILLION WORDS!
•Concise definitions for each main entry
•A revolutionary Concept Index—arranged by idea, it mirrors the way we actually think!
•No obsolete terms—all synonyms and antonyms reflect modern usage

About the Author


Lexicographer Barbara Ann Kipfer holds a Ph.D. and an M.Phil in linguistics from England's University of Exeter, and is a pioneer in electronic lexical systems. She has designed and assembled lexicographic references and conducted lexicographic researches for many clients. She is a member of the Dictionary Society of North America, the Association of Computational Linguistics, and the European Association for Lexicography.

Praise For…


“EXCEPTIONAL...unique words and groupings...this source is a gem!” —Booklist
Product Details
ISBN: 9780385338950
ISBN-10: 0385338953
Publisher: Delta
Publication Date: June 14th, 2005
Pages: 976
Language: English
Series: 21st Century Reference