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, sometimes known as a wordbook, is a collection of words in one or more specific languages, often arranged alphabetically (or by radical and...
- Urban Dictionary is a crowdsourced online dictionary for slang words and phrases, operating under the motto "Define Your World." The website was founded...
- The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is the prin****l historical dictionary of the English language, published by Oxford University Press (OUP). It traces...
- Webster's Dictionary is any of the dictionaries edited by Noah Webster in the early nineteenth century, and numerous related or unrelated dictionaries that...
- In cryptanalysis and computer security, a dictionary attack is a form of brute force attack technique for defeating a cipher or authentication mechanism...
- 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...
- English Dictionary is a printed and online dictionary of English. It is published by HarperCollins in Glasgow. The edition of the dictionary in 1979 with...
- The Free Dictionary is an American online dictionary and encyclopedia that gathers information from a variety of sources. The site cross-references the...
- Dictionary.com is an online dictionary whose domain was first registered on May 14, 1995. The company was founded by Brian Kariger and Daniel Fierro as...
- An explanatory dictionary or monolingual dictionary is a dictionary that gives additional information, e. g. on pronunciation, grammar, meaning, etymology...
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