Thesaurus

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The following articles are available for the 'Thesaurus' topic. Click the article''s title (shown in bold) to see the associated article.

   Changing to the Right Thesaurus
Ever want Word to display a thesaurus for your country's version of English? This tip explains how to find the different thesauri that are available.

   Finding Alternate Words
How to expand your vocabulary by using the Thesaurus.

   Finding Related Words
One part of the grammar tools provided with Word is a thesaurus that helps you find all sorts of word variations. One type of variation is a "related" word, which means a word that is similar to the word you are examining. This tip provides information on how to access those related words.

   Looking Up Antonyms
Antonyms are words that have opposite meanings. The grammar tools available in Word can suggest antonyms for some words. If antonyms are available, they can be used by following the techniques in this tip.

   Right-clicking for Synonyms
Learn the ins and outs of right-clicking on a word to learn its synonyms.

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