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Welcome to OneLook® Dictionary Search
Think of this web site as a search
engine for words and phrases: If you have a word for which you'd like a definition,
we'll quickly shuttle you to the web-based dictionaries that define
that word. If you don't know the right word to use, we'll help you find it.
No word is too obscure: More than 19 million words in more than 1000 online dictionaries
are indexed by the OneLook® search engine.
What can you do at OneLook.com?
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When you're ready to try it out, simply return to the front page.
- Define words: Type a word into the search box on the front page to retrieve
a list of dictionary web sites that define that word. Be sure "Find definitions" is selected.
- Find words: Type a pattern consisting of letters and the wildcards *
and ? to retrieve a list of words matching your pattern. The asterisk (*)
matches any number of letters or symbols. The question mark (?) matches exactly
one letter or symbol. (More info on wildcards and the
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