JMB at STRADLEY.COM
Tue Feb 8 16:53:21 UTC 2005
I think the American Heritage, http://www.bartleby.com/61/, is probably the best free modern dictionary online. For a far more comprehensive (though now somewhat dated) dictionary, though, check out the Century Dictionary, all twelve volumes of which are at http://www.global-language.com/century/. Urbandictionary.com is unreliable but can be a useful guide to recent slang. I don't use Merriam-Webster's online website, http://www.m-w.com/, because I have the collegiate dictionary on my desktop. I'd love to have a subscription to the online OED, but Jesse needs to lower the price first.
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Subject: Dictionaries Online?
Although there are several online dictionaries, I was wondering which one(s) you use on a regular basis, whether free or subscription? (Or do you stick with the hard copy versions?)
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