Webster's New Dictionary and Thesaurus 2nd Edition
Completely revised from the previous edition.^ Increased page count^ More dictionary entries - 61,000 total^ 13,000 thesaurus entries^ 3,000 new dictionary terms, such as biscotti, dot.com, gene therapy, home page, no-brainer, portobello mushroom, skybox, surgicenter, veggie^ Revised design affords greater...
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Completely revised from the previous edition.^ Increased page count^ More dictionary entries - 61,000 total^ 13,000 thesaurus entries^ 3,000 new dictionary terms, such as biscotti, dot.com, gene therapy, home page, no-brainer, portobello mushroom, skybox, surgicenter, veggie^ Revised design affords greater readability, with use of custom fonts^ Based on the authoritative "Webster's New World College Dictionary, Fourth Edition"
Discover the Dictionary That's Also a Thesaurus! Unique in concept and design, this groundbreaking resource combines two great Webster's New World reference works in a single volume. Dictionary entries and corresponding thesaurus entries appear together on each page, so you can check the spelling and definitions of a word and also research its synonyms-all at a single glance.
Staff. Foreword. Guide to the Use of This Book. The Dictionary. I Guide Words. II The Main Entry Word. III Pronunciation. IV Part-of-Speech Labels. V Inflected Forms. VI Etymology. VII The Definitions. VIII Usage Labels. IX Run-in Derived Entries. The Thesaurus. I Arrangement of Entries. II Part-of-Speech Labels. III The Entry Block. IV Homographs and Superscripts. V Suggestions for Using the Thesaurus. Guide to Pronunciation. I Pronunciation Style. II Pronunciation Key. III Foreign Sounds. IV Stress Marks. Abbreviations and Symbols Used in This Book. Dictionary and Thesaurus. Weights and Measures. International Metric System. The United States. U.S. Cities. Presidents of the United States. Canada. Nations of the World.
Laird, first Hilliard Distinguished Professor of the Humanities (University of Nevada, Reno), and holder of both earned and honorary doctoral degrees, has devoted a lifetime to writing and teaching.