Example sentences for: dictionary

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

  • The First Edition of The Random House Dictionary of the English Language lists youth with a definition, “a young person, esp.

  • (Kohler's Dictionary for Accountants)

  • In the CIDE the effort has been made to simplify such entries in limiting the number of senses dealt with by writing a few definitions--fifteen, in the case of take --that are intended to encompass semantically the basic range of meanings the editors deem to be required by typical users of the dictionary.

  • Other significant editorial practices: the Feminist Dictionary lexicogaphers refuse to label a word like herstory a coinage.

  • I have never understood why, in a dictionary of this size, W ever thought it useful to give the sources of citations, especially inconsistently: who among the general, college-dictionary-using population of today knows the identity of Norman Cousins?


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