Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Finding help online

Here are a few online sites that will help writers and editors:

Net Info Base
http://www.netinfobase.com/default.asp?cmd=dict

Dictionary.com
 http://dictionary.reference.com/

Merriam-Webster
http://www.merriam-webster.com/

YourDictionary.com
http://www.yourdictionary.com/

Webster's Online Dictionary
http://www.websters-online-dictionary.org/

OneLook Dictionary Search
 http://www.onelook.com/

WordCentral
http://www.wordcentral.com/

alphaDictionary
http://www.alphadictionary.com/index.shtml

DICT.org
http://www.dict.org/bin/Dict

You might also try:

Acronyms and Abbreviations. Also search by keywords to find the perfect or correct abbreviation for a word or phrase.
http://www.ucc.ie/info/net/acronyms/

Acronyms and Abbreviations.
http://www.acronymfinder.com

Bartleby Quotations
http://www.bartleby.com/100/

The Clich├ęs site
http://www.westegg.com/cliche/

Encarta
http://encarta.msn.com/

The Free Dictionary
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/

Merriam-Webster Dictionary
http://www.m-w.com/info/favorite.htm


Newseum "Interactive museum of news" contains everything from front-page news from around the world to Pulitzer prize-winning photographs and editorial cartoons.
http://www.newseum.org/

Quotations Page
 http://www.quotationspage.com

Reference site
http://dictionary.reference.com/

Rhyming Dictionary
 http://www.rhymer.com

A reader suggested this one:
http://fishcodelib.com/Dictionary.htm
If you know of more sites, I'd like to hear from you.


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