This all-new edition of the essential dictionary for young students includes more than 36,000 entries with expanded definitions, usage examples, and nearly 1,300 quotes from classic and contemporary children's literature. Hundreds of new illustrations, photographs, and diagram will both amuse young readers and improve their understanding of concepts. New features include pronunciation paragraphs for every letter, Greek and Latin word root paragraphs, and more!
American Heritage Dictionary for Learners of English
American Heritage Dictionary for Learners of English This book is specially designed to meet the needs of ESL students, this Dictionary is a necessity for anyone seeking to learn & use American English effectively. Its many distinctive features include: Clear & precise definitions adapted from the acclaimed American Heritage Dictionary; Extensive vocabulary, fully up-to-date for the 21st century; Abundant idioms & examples sentences; and many more.
New Explorer College Dictionary (Webster's) This dictionary was prepared especially for young adults. It is intended to serve as a guidebook on the meanings & uses of all the words you are most likely to hear, read, & use. It can be the most important reference book in the home or the classroom, because it contains information about language, which is the basis of almost all other learning.
Scholastic Children's Dictionary contains: Easy-to-Understand definitions, up-to-date computer, scientific, and cultural terms, spelling hints, synonym tips, and language notes, simplified pronunciations created with real kids in mind, guides on grammar, punctuation, and idioms. Plus: Newly commissioned maps of the world, the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, and more, Flags and facts for countries and U.S. states, terms of office and other useful reference information.
This book is the most advanced of a series of dictionaries prepared especially for elementary & secondary students. It is preceded by Merriam-Webster's Intermediate Dictionary & prepare students to move on easily to Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. This book is intended for use primarily by students at the high school level.
Spanish Dictionary (The Concise American Heritage) This concise edition has been newly revised & updated for the 21st century. Contents include: Compact & durable for easy use; American English & Latin American Spanish; The latest Internet vocabulary, from browser to webpage; Quick & easy to scan for the exact translation of each word; Every entry fully syllabicated; Separate listing of Places, Peoples, & Languages; Spanish & English irregular verb tables
Specially designed for students in grades 6-9 (ages 11-15), The American Heritage Student Dictionary covers all the vocabulary that young readers need today. This updated edition reflects the latest developments in all subject areas, from science and technology to world affairs.
Collegiate Dictionary, 11th Edition (Merriam-Webster's) This hardcover version dictionary, 11th Edition, is jacketed, has a navy kivar binding, & is plain-edged (no thumb indexing). For this new edition, America's largest staff of lexicographers made more than 100,000 changes & added more than 10,000 new words & senses, such as 'convergence', 'Frankenfood', 'phat',& many more. The 11th Edition also features over 40,000 usage examples--more than before-which clarify confused or disputed terms.
School Thesaurus (Merriam-Webster's) This book is especially designed for young people who want to enlarge their vocabulary & acquaint themselves with the rich variety of the English language. It is a product of years of study & planning directed toward developing a thesaurus that is both easy to use & sufficiently inclusive to provide real help in vocabulary building & word selection. It is also offered as a reference book that is close to being an adult tool.
The Simon & Schuster Thesaurus for Children provides students with the tools they need to build their vocabulary, improve their writing skills, and express themselves more accurately and precisely. The thesaurus is packed with information that encourages children to expand their knowledge of the English language. With over 800 main entries and 5,000 synonyms, the Simon & Schuster Thesaurus for Children helps young writers make correct word choices and avoid repetition.
American Heritage Thesaurus for Learners of English
American Heritage Thesaurus for Learners of English Using the right synonym can make your writing clearer & more expressive, but that's not always easy for English learners. This book provides information you need to find the right word & gain confidence in reading & speaking. This unique reference contains more than 60,000 synonyms that have been carefully chosen for their usefulness to students of English.
The American Heritage Student Thesaurus is specially designed for students in grades 7-10 (ages12-16). Its advanced vocabulary has been carefully selected to meet the growing demands on students' writing skills, and its clear format makes it easy to find the right word for every occasion.
Discover just the word you're looking for: Start a search with any word, and the alphabetical arrangement will locate the relevant entry! Build vocabulary and improve writing ability: Each main entry is centered on a specified meaning and includes a full list of synonyms, related words, idiomatic phrases, antonyms, and near antonyms. Master the way words are used: Every synonym listed is given its own entry, which includes a usage example and a description of its meaning core.
College Thesaurus (American Heritage) This is a book devoted entirely to meaning. In contrast to the old-fashioned thesaurus, which groups undifferentiated words together with an entry word with no definition, this book provides an analysis--a definition--of the meaning or meanings of each entry work in the book. Synonyms are grouped according to meaning.
Collegiate Thesaurus, Hardcover 2nd Edition (Merriam-Webster's) This thesaurus provides such guidance by grouping the true synonyms together & by stating explicitly the meaning that is shared by all of the synonyms in each group.
Compact Visual Dictionary (Merriam-Webster's) A portable visual inventory of today's world incorporating dictionary-scale definitions. Contents include: 2,600 highly detailed illustrations of a wide variety of objects from all aspects of life are enhanced by 9,500 clear & concise definitions; Definitions prepared in cooperation with Merriam-Webster lexicographers; Answers questions about form, function, significance, & purpose; and many more!
This book incorporates more than 20,000 words & their definitions into 6,000 full-color illustrations of a wide variety of objects from all aspects of life. Each clear & precise definition has been prepared in cooperation with Merriam-Webster lexicographers. The result is an indispensable visual reference that goes beyond object-identification to answer questions about function, significance, & purpose.
This book contains all the elements for day-to-day reference. In a convenient size, with easily readable type, this dictionary is complete enough to answer the daily needs of a wide variety of students & general users--from those who are in their early stages of language learning to those who are fully proficient.
Webster's New Explorer Student Dictionary, 3rd Edition
Revised and updated to meet the needs of today's elementary student, this dictionary features clearly written, easy-to-understand definitions. The word list reflects the vocabulary level, curriculum requirements and personal interests of kids age 8-11. With a colorful page design and new homework help features, this student dictionary is ideal for home and school.
This edition has been fully revised & updated with the addition of over 2,000 words that are new to the American English lexicon. Each entry features concise, clearly written definitions & most have examples of words used in phrases to demonstrate correct usage. More than 150 illustrations, many of which are new, provide you with additional clarification of the meanings of words.
Webster's All-in-One Dictionary & Thesaurus This book combines the features of a dictionary, with its meanings, pronunciations, & usage guidance with the synonym & antonym features of a thesaurus. In this volume they are not just combined but integrated into a unified whole, to give the user the best of both volumes.
Nearly 70,000 updated entries provide authoritative definitions, spellings, and pronunciations to help students write and speak effectively. New words and definitions from fields of science, mathematics, electronic technology, entertainment, and health and medicine improve knowledge of today's world.
With more than 33,000 entries selected in consultation with top educators and definitions written specifically for children eight and up, this is the most up-to-date and kid-friendly dictionary ever. Designed to make kids enthusiastic instead of intimidated, it features: more than 800 notes and tips on synonyms, homonyms, prefixes, spelling, and word histories; over 750 photographs and illustrations; current computer, scientific, and cultural terms.
This dictionary was prepared especially for young adults. It is intended to serve as a guidebook on the meanings and uses of all the words you are most likely to hear, read, and use. It can be most important reference book in the home or the classroom, because it contains information about language, which is the basis of almost all other learning.
Unique in concept and design, this groundbreaking resource combines two great Webster's New World reference works in a single volume. Dictionary entries and corresponding thesaurus entries appear together on each page, so you can check the spelling and definitions of a word and also research its synonyms--all at a single glance.
Features: Up-to-Date Entries Over 850 Illustrations, Photographs, and Maps Updated Annually Expanded Reference Information Thousands of Geographical and Biographical Entries Helpful Notes, Examples, and Synonyms Easy to Read and Use The Definitive Guide to American English
United States Atlas for Young Explorers (National Geographic) In today's world it is important to understand what sets this country apart & why people everywhere look tot he United States as a source of leadership & opportunity. Get ready to experience the U.S.A. as only National Geographic can show it to you. It's a BIG country. Learn it. Love it. Explore it.
Atlas For Young Explorers (National Geographic World) Bold, bright, bursting with color, & linked to a Web resource of unparalleled depth, the brand-new National Geographic World Atlas for Young Explorers, 3rd edition, brings the world to your doorstep. Now, more than ever, young people need knowledge of the world. Our global society demands it. National Geographic makes it fun. It's your planet. Learn it. Love it. Explore it.
This book opens up the world of words and leads you to more precise and more effective communication. Thousands of synonym entries include the broadest and most useful word comparisons and the greatest number of examples of any thesaurus, with more grammatical and usage information and a greater variety of related terms. Entries are arranged in alphabetical order, so synonyms are easy to find.