Definition of Dictionaries. Meaning of Dictionaries. Synonyms of Dictionaries

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Definition of Dictionaries

Dictionaries
Dictionary Dic"tion*a*ry, n.; pl. Dictionaries. [Cf. F. dictionnaire. See Diction.] 1. A book containing the words of a language, arranged alphabetically, with explanations of their meanings; a lexicon; a vocabulary; a wordbook. I applied myself to the perusal of our writers; and noting whatever might be of use to ascertain or illustrate any word or phrase, accumulated in time the materials of a dictionary. --Johnson. 2. Hence, a book containing the words belonging to any system or province of knowledge, arranged alphabetically; as, a dictionary of medicine or of botany; a biographical dictionary.

Meaning of Dictionaries from wikipedia

- other types of dictionaries that do not fit neatly into the above distinction, for instance bilingual (translation) dictionaries, dictionaries of synonyms...
- Originally, Urban Dictionary was intended as a dictionary of slang, or cultural words or phrases, not typically found in standard dictionaries, but it is now...
- Webster's Dictionary is any of the dictionaries edited by Noah Webster in the early nineteenth century, and numerous related or unrelated dictionaries that...
- This is a list of dictionaries considered authoritative or complete by approximate number of total words, or headwords, included. These figures do not...
- various lists of dictionaries by language and specialty, see: List of Croatian dictionaries List of Czech dictionaries List of Dutch dictionaries List of English...
- Specialized dictionaries can have various functions, i.e. they can help users in different types of situation. Monolingual dictionaries can help users...
- dialects. Rhyming dictionaries for Old English, Elizabethan poetry, or Standard English would have quite different content. Rhyming dictionaries are invaluable...
- health professionals. Many of the dictionaries mentioned above are available online, and other electronic dictionaries for medicine are available as downloadable...
- dictionary Electronic dictionary Thesaurus List of online encyclopedias Dictionaries at Curlie OneLook – meta-search of numerous online dictionaries at once...
- V5R3". "Oracle Concepts - Data Dictionary". www.dba-oracle.com. Retrieved 2017-02-13. Yourdon, Structured Analysis Wiki, Data Dictionaries (Web archive)...
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