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Online References, Part 2: Thesauri

There are a lot of online reference resources out there. In this short series, I'm going to highlight just some of them. Here are the primary types I'll take a look at:

  1. Dictionaries
  2. Thesauri (this post)
  3. Quotations
  4. Style & Grammar
  5. Word of the Day
  6. Fun With Words

Big Huge Thesaurus
Hey, they can call it whatever they want.

The Cook's Thesaurus
Yeah, you're seeing that right. The Cook's Thesaurus is a cooking encyclopedia that covers thousands of ingredients and kitchen tools.

You have to click on the 'Thesaurus' tab. I don't care for the extra step.

The Synonym Finder
The Synonym Finder reads like a dictionary, except instead of word definitions it's chock full of synonyms.
The thesaurus for thesaurus enthusiasts. Quickly becoming my new standard 'go to' synonym and antonym resource.
A standard resource for many. Affiliated with

Urban Thesaurus
Because an Urban Dictionary just isn't enough.

Visual Thesaurus
Makes finding synonyms fun!

Your Dictionary Thesaurus
It's the Your Dictionary… Thesaurus. Think of it as Your Thesaurus and everything will be ok.

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