Links to general dictionaries and Roget's Thesaurus, plus foreign language dictionaries,and others too!
|Samuel Johnson's Dictionary, 1757
Cambridge Dictionaries Online
Searchable database of the the Cambridge Dictionary of American English (1999); Cambridge International Dictionary of English (2000); Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs (1997); Cambridge Learner's Dictionary (2001); or Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms (1998). From the Cambridge University Press. Site also provides on line study activities.
Dictionary of Slang
British based dictionary of slang provides a variety of resource tools for researching the colorful use of slang.
Dictionary of Weights and Measures
"How Many? includes all the units of the International System of Weights and Measures (SIPM); metric; non-metric scientific units such as the astronomical unit, the electron volt, and the parsec; the English Customary Weights and Measures; selected traditional units from cultures other than English; and other measurement terms and notations"
Constantly updated directory of glossaries organized by subject category. Exhaustive.
Merriam Webster's Online - 1993. 10th Collegiate Edition
More than 160,000 entries comprise this online dictionary. Each word is accompanied by definition, pronunciation, usage, grammatical function, and a brief etymology. A thesaurus is also provided. Search system supports internal wildcards and right hand truncation searching. Includes an extensive pronunciation guide and sound files for the pronunciation of many te
Easy to navigate and very large, this directory of dictionaries provides more than 1500 dictionaries in over 230 different languages.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
Created at the University of Chicago as part of the Artfel project, this searchable site provides over 100,000 definitions.
World Wide Words: Exploring the English Language
This site helps users investigate the uses of English and American slang. Short, and sometime extensive, answers to questions about words and phrases, such as fuddy-duddy and balderdash.
Foreign Language Dictionaries
Dictionnaire de l'Académie française Base Échantillon, 1694-1935
Contains a sampling of articles taken from the eight complete editions of the Dictionnaire. This index project is part of the Dictionnaire de l'Académie Français Database Project.
Directory of Bilingual and Multilingual Dictionaries
A searchable directory of "over 1000 translation dictionaries and glossaries"
French Dictionaries - Links to French language
French language resources and dictionaries.
Look up words, names, legal terms, or life science terms in this on-line Japanese-English dictionary. Click on resulting definitions for your word in Japanese characters!
This freely-accessible multilingual dictionary currently has 7.580.560 entries (total for all languages). Searches on words or phrases. (Search translations for a word or phrase into numerous languages. This site also has a sound file so that you can hear the words.
An easy to use online dictionary.
This site lets you translate any word from Spanish, German, French, or Italian in any Web page, using the Collins translating dictionaries from HarperCollins Publishing
Ambrose Bierce's Devil's Dictionary
The witty, cynical and sometimes irreverent literary classic of the early 20th century. The definitions presented never loose their bright and sharp patina.
Baker's Biographical Dictionary
A Thompson Gale product.
International Dictionary of Film and Filmmakers
Extensive and updated online dictionary from Thomson Gale.
Plant Dictionary and Resources
Created by the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science at Ohio State University. This searchable database of over 20,000 includes a Plant Dictionary, with links to images and descriptions, and links to other Internet gardening resources.
ROGET'S Thesaurus Search Form
Roget's Thesaurus, 1911, version 1.02 (supplemented: July 1991). This is site is searchable by full text or headword.