SYNONYMS

Need to find the right word?

Use our dictionary of synonyms to find substitutes when you want to avoid using the same word repeatedly when speaking or writing, to find a more modern or more formal equivalent of a word, or to broaden your vocabulary.

bible
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Did you know that James Murray… was a prolific preacher of sermons?

 

2015 marks the centenary of the death of James Murray, the first Editor of the Oxford English Dictionary. Murray’s work as…

Questions about language

Why is the alphabet arranged the way it is? How many words are there in the English language? Get the answers to some intriguing language questions.

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New Spanish words

Sometimes there is a perfect translation for a word, sometimes you need to borrow from another language…

dry rose
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How well do you know famous last words?

 

The last words spoken (or written) by famous people on their deathbed have always attracted a significant amount of interest,…