How-to

Dictionary

Advanced includes a fully searchable dictionary and an interactive tool within articles to help users define words on the spot.


Dictionary entries feature all the important elements typical of a comprehensive dictionary, including syllable indications, pronunciations, parts of speech, sentence examples, inflections, and singular and plural forms. Definitions are listed with the most commonly used meaning first.

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Built-in dictionary

  1. Access the dictionary from the side-menu (Research & Resources).
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  2. Type a word in the search bar then hit enter or click search.
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  3. Users can also browse words before or after the selected word by clicking on them.
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Interactive overlay

Double-click a word to view the definition. This action will reveal an overlay that appears on top of the page you're viewing.

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To go directly to the dictionary feature from the overlay, enter a search term in the dictionary search box and click go.

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