The new edition of this groundbreaking electronic dictionary & thesaurus offers PC users instant access to extensive English language coverage with over 200,000 definitions and 340,000 synonyms and antonyms. So whether you're a student, professional, or home PC user, you'll never be at a loss for words again! Collins English Dictionary And Thesaurus on CD-Rom is the ultimate electronic reference tool for the whole family. It supports online research in all areas -- from academic subjects to hobbies, sport and recreation. With our 200,000-word Dictionary, you can be confident of finding the word you need every time -- and now, thanks to this CD-Rom version, you can get there faster than ever before! As well as definitions, the CD-Rom provides etymologies, pronunciations, examples of words in use and in-depth information on how to use words appropriately. The useful 340,000-word Thesaurus includes antonyms, while its fast and simple user interface makes for easy cross-referencing between Dictionary and Thesaurus.
While you can browse through the entire Dictionary or Thesaurus one word at a time, this CD-Rom version will also let you perform a Full Text Search, Morphological Search, Phonetic Search or an Anagram Search -- a must for any crossword enthusiast! Accessing the words you need has never been easier -- the History List lets you review previous searches and you can even create a User Dictionary where personal wordlists can be stored and recalled at the touch of a button.show more