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Old 04-20-2016, 12:26 AM View Post #1 (Link) Reverse Dictionary
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This is such a good idea! I have this problem all the time! When writing I'm always like “What’s the word that means (insert definition here)?” A normal dictionary, of course, isn't going to help at all because dictionaries are meant to help you look up unknown definitions of words you know, instead of the other way around.

For this dilemma, use OneLook’s reverse dictionary, which helps you search for words that describe or sum up the definition or description you have in mind.
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Old 04-20-2016, 06:00 AM View Post #2 (Link)
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*Shakes head crazy in agreement*
We need this more than a normal dictionary because let's be honest, I SUCK at vocabulary and every time I have to surf the looking for the right word even when I have the definition in mind, if we directly write it, it will be noticeably wordy and if not search your word to death until you no longer wish to write huh.
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Old 04-21-2016, 07:23 PM View Post #3 (Link)
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This is amazing. Great find!
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Old 04-21-2016, 09:52 PM View Post #4 (Link)
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Oh my gosh, thank you so much! I have always wondered if there was something I could do if that happened. It never occurred to me that there could be a website for it.
If anyone wants me to critique anything, just let me know!

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