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- Created 2012-02-26
This article is about thesauri for general or literary applications; for thesauri designed for information retrieval, see Thesaurus (information retrieval)
In general usage, a
(plural "thesauri") is a
that lists words grouped together according to similarity of meaning (containing
), in contrast to a
, which provides
for words, and generally lists them in alphabetical order.The main purpose of such reference works is to help the user “to find the word, or words, by which [an] idea may be most fitly and aptly expressed” – to quote Peter Roget, architect of the best known thesaurus in the English language.
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