Collins English Thesaurus A-Z
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About "Collins English Thesaurus A-Z"
This thesaurus contains not only the latest vocabulary but also a wide variety of colourful and modern informal slang words and phrases. The book includes 325,000 useful synonyms and antonyms for 16,000 main entry words, an average of 20 substitutes for every entry word.;The entry words are arranged in simple alphabetical order, so that the reader can go straight to the word they want without having to struggle through a complicated index or network of cross-references, and find, in one place, a list of synonyms that can be used instead. In many cases, a list of antonyms will also be found. Vocabulary with restricted use, such as regional words, technical language, informal, slang and taboo words, are clearly labelled as such to provide the reader with help in choosing the right word to suit the tone of what is being said.