Preferred Dictionary: Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Usage


Merriam Webster Learner's Dictionary  American English Dictionary for ESL, EFL, and TOEFL students
Merriam Webster Dictionary   Type  in the word you need to look up. Click the sound icon to hear it.         
Multilingual Dictionary   Enter an English word to see results in thirty  different languages or choose a language and type in a  word to get its definition.
Cambridge Dictionary  Search for definitions or use the pull-down menu to select the Cambridge dictionary of your choice (Idioms, phrasal verbs, etc.)  
Cambridge Dictionary Activities List   Online Activities for Cambridge Learner's Dictionary, Advanced Dictionary, Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs, and Dictionary of Idioms.
Newbury House Dictionary Activities   The Newbury House Dictionary of American English with many Activities and a Pronunciation Guide. The software for this Dictionary is installed on ESL Lab computers.
Your Dictionary  Type in a word for a definition with audio file, related forms, synonyms and usage notes. The site also offers a word of the day.
Wordsmyth   You can drag the WordsmythNow link onto your toolbar if you have Explorer 5+ for an active dictionary.
Bartleby.Com  From the pull-down menu at the top of the page, you can select Dictionary, Thesaurus, Quotation, etc. to search for definitions, synonyms, and words used in quotation. Or use the American Heritage Dictionary online (center of page).
Roget's New Thesaurus  Type in a word and click GO to get many synonyms. Type in the BASE FORM of verbs and singular forms of nouns.

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