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Definition of Thesaurus


  1. A treasury or storehouse; hence, a repository, especially of knowledge; -- often applied to a comprehensive work, like a dictionary or cyclopedia.

Thesaurus Quotations

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Steven Wright

Not to sound corny, but intelligence is big. Everything fades, and everything can be modified. But intelligence is something you can't fake. I'm not even talking about whether you can read a thesaurus backwards. But there is a beauty in common sense.

I keep a hotel room in my town, although I have a large house. And I go there at about 5:30 in the morning, and I start working. And I don't allow anybody to come in that room. I work on yellow pads and with ballpoint pens. I keep a Bible, a thesaurus, a dictionary, and a bottle of sherry. I stay there until midday.
Maya Angelou

I wrote it three times - with a Thesaurus.
Gypsy Rose Lee

As a person with the retentive mental capacity of a goldfish and a dislike of repetition, I frequently make use of the thesaurus built into my Microsoft Word U.K. Software.
Meg Rosoff
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Thesaurus Translations

thesaurus in German is Wortvorrat (bei Datenbanken), Wortschatz
thesaurus in Swedish is synonymordbok, ordbok, uppslagsbok

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