dictionary dictionary  /ˈdɪk ʃə ˌnɛ ri/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them

Usage(s):

  1. You can automatically look up words in the integrated dictionary as you surf.
  2. The dictionary writers point out that a word's origins and its popular perception can be divergent.
  3. This scruple and others have so seriously hobbled lexicographers that they have not been able to bring out a comprehensive Italian dictionary since 1811.

News

  1. Catching Up With Nicky Hayden

    When you look up professional in the dictionary there should be a picture of Nicky Hayden. The guy works hard – both on track and off. He’s always at the top of the list in laps completed at tests; and he does the most public appearances – by far. If Ducati needs him in Indonesia, he’s there.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Cycle News

  2. Sirota: Rethinking American exceptionalism

    “American exceptionalism” is perhaps the most misunderstood phrase in politics. If, like the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, we define “exceptionalism” as “the condition of being different from the norm” — then it’s certainly true that America is exceptional.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Summit Daily News

  3. Dictionary Day project donates more than 1,200 books to 22 Oakland schools

    OAKLAND -- More than 1,200 third-graders in 22 Oakland public schools got a brand-new dictionary this school year through the nonprofit Volunteering For Oakland organization.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Piedmonter

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Quotes

  1. "It's inhumane. I wish there was a word in the dictionary. No human should be living like this," said Jean, who became famous through his Grammy-winning band, The Fugees, and later emerged as a solo artist.
    on Sep 14, 2008 By: Wyclef Jean Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "We want to assure you that the words 'civil war' don't exist in our dictionary," Mr. Haniya said in Khartoum, Sudan, according to The Associated Press. "They don't exist in our makeup, in our culture."
    on Dec 13, 2006 By: Ismail Haniyeh Source: New York Times

  3. Following her speech, when asked if she considered herself to be a feminist, Sen. Clinton responded, "If you look in the dictionary, the word feminist means someone who believes in equal rights for women in society, in the economy, the political...
    on Mar 29, 2007 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Ms. Magazine

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