Share this entry

dictionary

Synonyms of dictionary in English:

noun

  • 1 if they don't understand what a word means, then they can look it up in the dictionary
    lexicon, wordbook, word list, glossary;
    thesaurus
  • Word links

    lexicography the practice of writing dictionaries

    Definition of dictionary in:

    Share this entry

     

    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

    Word of the day confidant
    Pronunciation: ˈkɒnfɪdant
    noun
    a person with whom one shares a secret...