DictionaryThesaurusScrabbleExamplesQuiz

dictionary

EN[ˈdɪkʃ(ə)n(ə)ɹɪ] [ˈdɪkʃənɛɹi]
US UK
WDictionary
  • A dictionary is a collection of words in one or more specific languages, often listed alphabetically (or by radical and stroke for ideographic languages), with usage of information, definitions, etymologies, phonetics, pronunciations, translation,
  • A broad distinction is made between general and specialized dictionaries. Specialized dictionaries do not contain information about words that are used in language for general purposes—words used by ordinary people in everyday situations.
  • A different dimension on which dictionaries (usually just general-purpose ones) are sometimes distinguished is whether they are prescriptive or descriptive,
dictionary
dictionary
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
      • Verbs
        • Intransitive verbs
          • Transitive verbs
        Related Links:
        1. en dictionarying
        2. en dictionaryless
        3. en dictionarylike
        4. en dictionary form
        5. en dictionary-monger
        Source: Wiktionary
         0 0

        Meaning of dictionary for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "dictionary" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
        Difficultness: Level 3
        12345678910
        Easy     ➨     Difficult
        Definiteness: Level 9
        12345678910
        Definite    ➨     Versatile