Incorporating some of history's finest English associations, our free online thesaurus combines the authoritative labor of lexicographers with innovative technology for one of the most comprehensive and efficient language tools available online today. Professionals, students, and many others return to the Thesaurus.com to find the perfect synonym, antonym, or simply as a source of word inspiration.
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: An online thesaurus that makes it easy to look-up synonyms for words. Allowing students to use this electronic version of the thesaurus will free the student's mind, so that she can focus on writing content and not get bogged down searching through the pages of a traditional book.
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I used Thesaurus.com frequently, both personally and as a teacher. When my ESL students learned new vocabulary, we would turn to the site to boost their language skills. I would frequently give them a "good, better, best" quiz to assist them in choosing the most appropriate word for a sentence. I also used Thesaurus.com when I taught third grade writing. The students would write sentences, paragraphs or stories. We would then go to a hard-copy thesaurus or to Thesaurus.com to make their stories come alive with more descriptive terms.