Merriam-Webster's Everyday Language Reference Set


Edition,2016 copyright. Merriam-Webster's Everyday Language Reference Set contains:A newly updated Merriam-Webster Dictionary with new words added from a variety of fields, 75,000 updated definitions with 8,000 usage examples to aid understanding. Useful tables and special sections on Foreign Words & Phrases, Biographical Names and Geographical Names. New words added include: bromance, carbon footprint, droid, e-book, fracking, frenemy, hashtag, malware, mash-up, regift, rebocal, smackdown and vlog. 

The Merriam-Webster Thesaurus offers 150,000 word choices including synonyms, antonyms, related words and idiomatic phrases. It is alphabetically organized for ease of use and offers abundant usage examples. 

Merriam-Webster's Vocabulary Builder is especially designed to improve language skills. 250 Greek and Latin roots aid in the learning of 1,200 words plus 2,000 closely related terms. Fact-filled paragraphs, helpful example sentences and quizzes make this volume perfect for students preparing for standardized tests.

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Comments about Merriam-Webster's Everyday Language Reference Set 1

Mikey T
Lots of respect for Merriam-Webster but a thesaurus is ... "a book of words and their synonyms" according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary in this box set. However this "Thesaurus" reads as a dictionary and very poorly lists related words, LIST RELATED WORDS, WHAT A THESAURUS USUALLY DOES!!!Also this thesaurus is dated 2005. What a dissapointment.wikipedia exp. - "In general usage, a thesaurus is a reference work that lists words grouped together according to similarity of meaning (containing synonyms and sometimes antonyms), in contrast to a dictionary, which provides definitions for words, and generally lists them in alphabetical order. The main purpose of such reference works for users "to find the word, or words, by which [an] idea may be most fitly and aptly expressed" – to quote Peter Mark Roget, architect of the best known thesaurus in the English language."

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