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thesaurus in Linguistics topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthesaurusthe‧sau‧rus /θɪˈsɔːrəs/ noun (plural thesauruses or thesauri /-raɪ/) [countable]  SLa book in which words are put into groups with other words that have similar meanings
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thesaurusIn some cases, consulting a thesaurus will offer an alternative.A thesaurus is normally tailored to meet the specifications of a particular application.A thesaurus offers terms for individual concepts and shows the relationships between those terms.A thesaurus was created by the pupils to use with the subject keys as an aid to searching the catalogue.If you know how to use a standard dictionary and thesaurus, you can use the electronic edition.Datasets are exhaustively indexed by subject, using a controlled vocabulary or thesaurus.