Synopses & Reviews
Completely revised from the previous edition.
Increased page count
More dictionary entries - 61,000 total
13,000 thesaurus entries
3,000 new dictionary terms, such as biscotti, dot.com, gene therapy, home page, no-brainer, portobello mushroom, skybox, surgicenter, veggie
Revised design affords greater readability, with use of custom fonts
Based on the authoritative Webster's New World College Dictionary, Fourth Edition
With separate dictionary and thesaurus sections on every page, this book is the only dictionary of its kind. Expanded coverage includes 3,000 new entries.
* Completely revised from the previous edition.
* Increased page count
* More dictionary entries - 61,000 total
* 13,000 thesaurus entries
* 3,000 new dictionary terms, such as biscotti, dot.com, gene therapy, home page, no-brainer, portobello mushroom, skybox, surgicenter, veggie
* Revised design affords greater readability, with use of custom fonts
* Based on the authoritative Webster's New World College Dictionary, Fourth
About the Author
The Editors of the Websters New World Dictionaries are a team of professional lexicographers with advanced degrees in various scholarly fields. The editors familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work with expert consultants to ensure that the content of our publications is as accurate and as up-to-date as possible.
Table of Contents
Guide to the Use of This Book.
I Guide Words.
II The Main Entry Word.
IV Part-of-Speech Labels.
V Inflected Forms.
VII The Definitions.
VIII Usage Labels.
IX Run-in Derived Entries.
I Arrangement of Entries.
II Part-of-Speech Labels.
III The Entry Block.
IV Homographs and Superscripts.
V Suggestions for Using the Thesaurus.
Guide to Pronunciation.
I Pronunciation Style.
II Pronunciation Key.
III Foreign Sounds.
IV Stress Marks.
Abbreviations and Symbols Used in This Book.
Dictionary and Thesaurus.
Weights and Measures.
International Metric System.
The United States.
Presidents of the United States.
Nations of the World.