Synonymicon vs. Thesaurus

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  • Synonymicon (noun)


  • Thesaurus (noun)

    A publication, usually in the form of a book, that provides synonyms (and sometimes antonyms) for the words of a given language.

    ""Roget" is the leading brand name for a print English thesaurus that lists words under general concepts rather than just close synonyms."

  • Thesaurus (noun)

    A dictionary or encyclopedia.

  • Thesaurus (noun)

    A hierarchy of subject headings — canonic titles of themes and topics, the titles serving as search keys.

Oxford Dictionary
  • Synonymicon (noun)

    A dictionary of synonyms.

  • Thesaurus (noun)

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

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