The Visual Thesaurus is an interactive dictionary and thesaurus which creates word maps that blossom with meanings and branch to related words. Its innovative display encourages exploration and learning. You'll understand language in a powerful new way.
With the Visual Thesaurus, you can:
Find the right word. The VT has over 145,000 English words and 115,000 meanings. Find the word you need and discover related meanings.
Develop a better vocabulary. See how words are used in different parts of speech.
Use words precisely. The intuitive interface helps you find words through their semantic relationship with other words and meanings.
Master word usage. Roll over a meaning to see its definition and example sentences that express that meaning.
Improve your grammar. Meanings are color-coded to indicate parts of speech.
Explore 39,000 proper nouns. Historical figures, phrases and trademarks are included. Look up Mozart, Manda or simply, "M."
Check your spelling. The VT suggests a word if you spell it wrong.
Hear words pronounced correctly. The VT offers both American and British pronunciations (Internet connection necessary)
Personalize your experience. Use the Settings Panel to control font size, filter content, display up to 17 semantic relationships and more.