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The World's most comprehensive free online dictionary, thesaurus, and encyclopedia with synonyms, definitions, idioms, abbreviations, and medical, financial, legal specialized dictionaries

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  • We come to bury ChatGPT, not to praise it.
    My post was completely serious though. I checked duckduckgo,, and windows search. None of them knew of this word. I don't use Google and am on a PC where long tapping is not a thing. - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • Is there a website for idiom antonyms?
    Does anyone know of a website to find antonyms of idioms? All that's comes up in search results are literally antonyms for the word idiom. has an idiom section and suggests similar idioms to which you have searched, but that's about it. - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • Are there any websites where I can search for "better" or "improved" ways of saying things?
    I know that I know more, sometimes I forget I know it. has a graphical Thesaurus. Take the word Good for example. It breaks it down into five words: Excellent, Sensible, Fine, Proficient, Positive. Then it has off-shoots for each of those five. I like it for the nuanced deceptions of how worlds are related. - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • what do you think about this?
    Anyway, is using an obsolete definition for adversion which used to mean "turn toward" or "give attention". - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • I’m going to be a dad, what can I do?
    Definition of life in The property or quality that distinguishes living organisms from dead organisms and inanimate matter, manifested in functions such as metabolism, growth, reproduction, and response to stimuli or adaptation to the enviroment. Try to tell me a single of this qualities that is not present in a human fetus. Spoiler: The reproduction one isn't viable because if it was,... - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Lessons learned after passing my CPC certification exam
    So sorry for the late reply! One I used a lot was Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary. And I used half the time, it was easier, faster, it has a medical section, and the definitions are on point. The website even breaks down the medical words for you so you can learn the prefixes, roots and suffixes. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Geographical terms
    Does that say Cove, or Cave? I always think of Cove as a water feature, but seems to make Cove and Cave the same: "a recess or small valley in the side of a mountain." "a cave or cavern.". - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • We need to talk about 'Islamophobia'. What does it mean? I did some research.
    Fear, hatred, or mistrust of Muslims or of Islam. - - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Authors like Lily Morton?
    I am having a senior moment, as occasionally happens when you're old and haven't had your coffee yet. What does FTB mean? Feed The Beast? Family Tax Benefit? Fear The Boot? For The Boys? ( I googled and found these in but I don't imagine any of these fit the bill). - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Simple russian dictionaries?
    Translators' forums: (Форум) , (teachers' forum),, ;. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • "Functioning" used as a noun
    I recently saw the word "functioning" used as a noun rather than an adjective or a verb with the meaning "The way in which something operates". Is this correct usage? I've seen other examples of it being used, including official government documents and research papers on molecular biology, since I started looking, but the only dictionary I have found that lists it as a noun is - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • The scene in Frozen where Ana punches Hans would never be allowed if the genders were reversed.
    According to homophobia, a noun, is defined as "fear, hatred, and mistrust of lesbians and gay men". - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • German privacy tsar tells ministries to shut Facebook pages notes that that usage is rather informal and 3 out of 5 definitions there refer to autocrats/monarchs. And I'm sure that's how most people would read it. Would've been too hard to write "watchdog"? That doesn't come with autocratic alternative definitions. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • I must admit, I’m impressed at their thought process...
    What is claimed to be "usually prosecuted" according to doesn't define the law. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago

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