Many websites offer free dictionaries, including Wiktionary, The Free Dictionary and Merriam-Webster. These websites allow users to see the definitions of most words in the English language. More »

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The 2015 version of Webster's Dictionary, which was first published in 1864, is available online at Merriam-Webster.com. The online dictionary has a search function, allowing the user to enter a word and view its definit... More »

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A primary meaning of stress is the level of importance of something. Physically, stress means the level of pressure or force exerted on something. In phonetics, it means the volume at which certain words or phrases are s... More »

Dictionaries such as Merriam-Webster and Collins give definitions of linking verbs with examples of usage. In addition, CliffsNotes.com provides explanations of how to use linking verbs and examples. More »

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The word "careful" means being marked by prudence or concern, and more fully, showing close attentiveness to avoiding danger and trouble; an antonym of it would therefore be a word such as "careless," according to the Me... More »

The full definition of the word "diction", according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is "a choice of words especially with regard to correctness, clearness, or effectiveness". A correct example of using the word dicti... More »

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According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary (merriam-webster.com), a synonym is a word that has the same meaning as another word in the same language; for example, "small" and "little" are synonyms. A synonym can also be... More »

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