English Thesauri Online
Thread poster: BrianHayden

BrianHayden
United States
Russian to English
Jan 2, 2014

Are there any good English thesauri online? I only know of thesaurus.com and the historical thesaurus feature of the OED.

 

Peter Simon  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Local time: 02:52
Member (2013)
English to Hungarian
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Collins has one Jan 2, 2014

Hi, I've found a thesaurus at Collins, but it isn't, by default, an excellent one, I guess, we'd have to pay for the real good stuff. But here it is: http://www.collinsdictionary.com/english-thesaurus

Besides, the downloadable WordWeb dictionary, especially with the payable, bigger version, has an excellent thesaurus function built into it, with synonyms, antonyms, related word lists.

Happy new year!

[Edited at 2014-01-02 12:47 GMT]


 

urbom
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:52
German to English
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US English Jan 2, 2014

Since you're likely to want US English, you could use the thesaurus on the Merriam-Webster site: http://www.merriam-webster.com/ (be sure to click the Thesarus tab before doing your search).

 

Phil Hand  Identity Verified
China
Local time: 08:52
Chinese to English
freethesaurus.net Jan 3, 2014

I used to use this one a lot because it jams all the results together rather than separating them out by meaning. This suits my way of thinking when I'm brainstorming! I don't think it's got any more content than thesaurus.com, it's just a different presentation.

 

Suzan Hamer  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Local time: 02:52
English
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Snappy Words Jan 3, 2014

http://www.snappywords.com/

 


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