Last edited by Faull
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 | History

5 edition of Webster"s new explorer dictionary of word origins found in the catalog.

Webster"s new explorer dictionary of word origins

  • 194 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Federal Street Press in Springfield, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Etymology -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNew explorer dictionary of word origins, Dictionary of word origins
    Statementcreated in cooperation with the editors of Merriam-Webster.
    GenreDictionaries.
    ContributionsMerriam-Webster, Inc.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1580 .W345 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 526 p. ;
    Number of Pages526
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3328878M
    ISBN 101892859661
    LC Control Number2004303759
    OCLC/WorldCa56426795

    Webster's New Explorer Large Print Dictionary was completely updated for This large type dictionary is an excellent resource for people of any age who require or prefer large print. Developed in conjunction with the National Association for Visually Handicapped, the pioneer and standard setting agency for large print publications, it is /5(28). Genre/Form: Dictionaries: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Merriam-Webster, Inc. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description.

    Get this from a library! Webster's new explorer dictionary. [Merriam-Webster, Inc.;] -- With the addition of more than 2, new words, this revised and updated edition reflects the way we use the English language today. Abundant examples of words used in context and illustrations. The Origin of Memes. Meme isn't new: it dates to evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins' book The Selfish Gene, where it functioned with a meaning other than its current most common Dawkins' conception of the term, it is "a unit of cultural transmission"—the cultural equivalent of a gene: We need a name for the new replicator, a noun that conveys the idea of a unit of cultural.

    Explore definition is - to investigate, study, or analyze: look into —sometimes used with indirect questions. How to use explore in a sentence. Webster's Dictionary is any of the dictionaries edited by Noah Webster in the early nineteenth century, and numerous related or unrelated dictionaries that have adopted the Webster's name. "Webster's" has become a genericized trademark in the U.S. for dictionaries of the English language, and is widely used in English dictionary titles. Merriam-Webster is the corporate heir to Noah Webster's.


Share this book
You might also like
Coping for capable kids

Coping for capable kids

memoir on the rise, progress, and present state of the Chesapeake and Delaware canal

memoir on the rise, progress, and present state of the Chesapeake and Delaware canal

Facing the facts

Facing the facts

Anatomy of a Rescue

Anatomy of a Rescue

Bioassay of 4-chloro-m-phenylenediamine for possible carcinogenicity.

Bioassay of 4-chloro-m-phenylenediamine for possible carcinogenicity.

frozen revolution

frozen revolution

technique of oil painting.

technique of oil painting.

Psychology of intelligence analysis

Psychology of intelligence analysis

Themes in social stratification and mobility

Themes in social stratification and mobility

Ritual texts of the last traditional practitioners of Nanwang Puyuma

Ritual texts of the last traditional practitioners of Nanwang Puyuma

cross-section anatomy

cross-section anatomy

Comparative analysis of wage record reporting and wage request reporting

Comparative analysis of wage record reporting and wage request reporting

standard history of Sauk County, Wisconsin

standard history of Sauk County, Wisconsin

About Campus

About Campus

Regents canal walk

Regents canal walk

Automobile piston assemblies.

Automobile piston assemblies.

Webster"s new explorer dictionary of word origins Download PDF EPUB FB2

Webster's New Explorer Dictionary of Word Origins book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Fascinating articles, written in a witty /5(9). Written in a witty, conversational style, Webster's New Explorer Dictionary of Word Origins describes how some common and not-so-common words entered the English language and how their meanings evolved.

Some, like "icicle" and wiseacre", came to us from other languages and have been transformed to create new : I've used this new Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary for some time now.

It states on the cover that it is based on actual crossword puzzle clues. I think they skipped the NY Times. It's run of the mill. Star Trek and Star Wars have a inch column each but try finding something about Hammurabi.4/5(). Webster's new explorer dictionary of word origins. [Merriam-Webster, Inc.;] -- Provides the origins and history behind thousands of everyday English words.

Includes detailed explanations of the context in which each word was originally used. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Webster's New Explorer Dictionary of Word Origins at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

Grade 9 Up–Containingentries, of them new, this update of Webster's New Encyclopedic Dictionary (Federal Street, ) combines the easy use of a dictionary with the scope of a basic encyclopedia. The font is easy to read, and the placement of each numbered definition on a new /5(5).

My hundred students will soon be embarking on a word origins crusade. The goal will be to track the history of an unusual word or a cliche and then write an essay, story, or poem that uses the word the way the research suggests it be used.

Well, this book is good enough to justify my search for copies. Once the project is complete, it will become a published body of work.5/5(1).

Created and published in cooperation with the Editors of Merriam-Webster, this bargain edition of Webster's New Explorer Dictonary Of Word Origins features the histories of more than 1, English words/5(3).

Buy a cheap copy of Webster's New Explorer Dictionary book. An invaluable, easy-to-use resource for those who require or prefer large print, this dictionary includes the core of the American English vocabulary and offers Free shipping over $/5(5).

With tens of thousands of new entries from the worlds of art, literature, sports, politics, history, science, movies, television, and much, much more, this completely revised edition of Webster's New Explorer Crossword Puzzle Dictionary has the answers to all those brainteasers every puzzler is scrambling to solve/5(11).

A beginner's dictionary written for children in grades K-2, ages Formerly Merriam-Webster's Primary Dictionary. Introduces young readers to almost 3, words using 1, entries-many new and revised for with hundreds of captivating illustrations by 4/4(1).

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Webster's New Explorer Dictionary of Word Origins (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products.

Webster's New Explorer Dictionary And Thesaurus book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This new edition of a perennial bes /5. "picturesque word origins".

from webster's new international dictionary. hardback book approx by Rating: % positive. Webster's New Explorer Dictonary Of Word Origins Merriam-Webster Federal Street Press Old Kings Highway North, #, Darien, CT $ WEBSTER'S NEW EXPLORER COLLEGE DICTIONARY By Merriam-webster - Hardcover **Mint Condition**.

Features of this Book * More thandefinitions with 1, illustrations * Synonym and Word Origin paragraphs * O usage examples * Handbook of Style The best student book ever. I love this dictionary it is easy to use and is Ratings: 3.

Merriam-Webster's School Dictionary Merriam-Webster Inc. Webster's New Explorer Dictonary of Word Origins. Federal Street Press/Merriam-Webster.

Merriam-Webster's Primary Dictionary. Webster's New Explorer Dictionary. A Briefer History of Time. Encyclopedia of Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Webster's New Explorer Crossword Puzzle Dictionary, Third Edition (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at /5(13).

Merriam-Webster’s most popular book is Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. Books by Merriam-Webster. Webster's New Explorer Dictionary of Word Origins by. Merriam-Webster. avg rating — 9 ratings — published Want to. Get this from a library. Webster's new explorer dictionary and thesaurus.

[Merriam-Webster, Inc.;] -- A reference book containing an alphabetical list of words, with in formation given for each word, usually including meaning, pronunciation, and etymology and includes synonyms and antonyms.

No other dictionary matches M-W's accuracy and scholarship in defining word meanings. Our pronunciation help, synonyms, usage and grammar tips set the standard. Go beyond dictionary lookups with Word of the Day, facts and observations on language, lookup trends, and wordplay from the editors at Merriam-Webster Dictionary.Explorer definition is - one that explores; especially: a person who travels in search of geographical or scientific information.Genre/Form: Dictionaries: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Merriam-Webster, Inc.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes.