Example sentences for: alphabetical

How can you use “alphabetical” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • A Dictionary of Surnames is thus more like a thesaurus than an alphabetical dictionary.

  • Now that I have succeeded in getting you to see that a reserve dictionary is much more than a thesaurus with which, of course, it shares some similarities, its purpose is really to list definations in alphabetical order which, in turn, will give you the word that you have forgotten, confused, or just plain do not know or cannot recall.

  • Readers outside North America may not be aware that American telephone dials (now pads ) still retain alphabetical sequences from the days when local telephone numbers contained names, like PEnnsylvania Six, Five Thousand and BUtterfield 8 (usually so written): everyone knew that the first two letters of the name were to be dialed--PE 6-5000, BU 8-.

  • None suggests plain rote drilling: all suggest a pattern of association, some alphabetical, some psychological, some numerical, and so forth.

  • Sure enough, when McCurry read our pitch, my name had mysteriously been dropped from the top of the (alphabetical) signers' list.

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