What is in Your Dictionary?

The dictionary contains an alphabetical list of words along with their meanings. You may think that this is the only use of the dictionary but there are still other uses for your dictionary. Here are the list of things that is found inside your dictionary.

  • Dictionaries should contain definitions and word meanings
  • Synonyms
  • English spelling
  • Pronunciation of words
  • Grammatical information
  • Origin of words
  • Plurals of nouns
  • Parts of speech
  • Prepositional rules
  • Word usage
  • Capitalisation

Your dictionary can also help you with a number of tasks. A dictionary can help you find words of similar meanings. A dictionary can also include maps, information about geographical places, famous people, pictures of state or national flags, listing of state capitals, illustrations and other lists of facts.

You can find a lot of information in the dictionary if you know how to use it properly.

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