Definition of Dictionary. Meaning of Dictionary. Synonyms of Dictionary

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Definition of Dictionary

Dictionary
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 Dictionary from wikipedia

- A dictionary is a listing of lexemes from the lexicon of one or more specific languages, often arranged alphabetically (or by radical and stroke for ideographic...
- The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is the prin****l historical dictionary of the English language, published by Oxford University Press (OUP). It traces...
- Urban Dictionary is a crowdsourced online dictionary for slang words and phrases, operating under the motto "Define Your World." The website was founded...
- The Free Dictionary is an American online dictionary and encyclopedia that gathers information from a variety of sources. The site cross-references the...
- Google Dictionary is an online dictionary service of Google that can be accessed by using the "define" operator and other similar phrases in Google Search...
- A data dictionary, or metadata repository, as defined in the IBM Dictionary of Computing, is a "centralized repository of information about data such as...
- The Sleeping Dictionary is a 2003 British-American romantic drama film written and directed by Guy Jenkin and starring Hugh Dancy, Jessica Alba, Brenda...
- Webster's Dictionary is any of the dictionaries edited by Noah Webster in the early nineteenth century, and numerous related or unrelated dictionaries that...
- A bilingual dictionary or translation dictionary is a specialized dictionary used to translate words or phrases from one language to another. Bilingual...
- A medical dictionary is a lexicon for words used in medicine. The three major medical dictionaries in the United States are Stedman's, Taber's, and Dorland's...
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