Expand your vocabulary and writing style with Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus. Arranged in traditional dictionary format, users can search from word to meaning and meaning to word, and the Concept Index provides helpful links between entries. This third edition has been expanded with antonyms and several hundred new headwords added, reflecting the changes in our language and culture. Over one million words. 962 pages, softcover.
At last—a revolutionary state-of-the-art thesaurus that puts scores of synonyms at your fingertips
Revised and Expanded 3rd Edition
ROGET’S 21st CENTURY THESAURUS
IN DICTIONARY FORM
Combining scholarly authority with a new awareness of today’s communication demands, Roget’s 21st Century Thesaurus is the simple, reliable way to find the perfect word for your needs. It features an easy-to-use dictionary format plus a revolutionary Concept Index that arranges words by idea, thus enhancing the user’s process of association and leading to scores of additional selections. The inclusion of a wide spectrum of words and phrases with each entry—from sophisticated choices to completely new vocabulary in the language—brings users an exceptional number of alternatives to fit any variation of style and tone.
•Created by the highly respected Princeton Language Institute
•More word choices than any other thesaurus—OVER 1 MILLION WORDS!
•Concise definitions for each main entry
•A revolutionary Concept Index—arranged by idea, it mirrors the way we actually think!
•No obsolete terms—all synonyms and antonyms reflect modern usage
Lexicographer Barbara Ann Kipfer holds a Ph.D. and an M.Phil in linguistics from England's University of Exeter, and is a pioneer in electronic lexical systems. She has designed and assembled lexicographic references and conducted lexicographic researches for many clients. She is a member of the Dictionary Society of North America, the Association of Computational Linguistics, and the European Association for Lexicography.
“EXCEPTIONAL...unique words and groupings...this source is a gem!” —Booklist