Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

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Children's Dictionary
The Topics
The Human Body The Living World
The Human Mind The Physical World
Everyday Life Natural Environment
History and Culture The Economy
Communication Government and Law
Choose one of the topics and click on a topic key word to find a goldmine of related words. learn more
Almost half the entry words in this dictionary belong to the Word Explorer. The Word Explorer allows you to navigate the dictionary using topics, their keywords, and words related to the keywords called related words. The Word Explorer is like a map built into your dictionary that allows you to find and explore interesting paths through the dictionary. With the help of the Word Explorer, you can make many of them part of your vocabulary and start to discover how words help you make sense of the world.
Going From Keyword to Related Words.
Approximately 200 of the entry words in this dictionary are Word Explorer keywords. These words are called keywords because they are links (or keys) to over 7,000 other dictionary entry words. Dictionary entries for keywords have a special Word Explorer feature near the end of the entry. Often the entries also have synonym, antonym and other related words fields.
The Human Body
Words for parts of our bodies, how our bodies work, and how we care for our bodies
Key words
The Human Mind
Words for how we feel, how we think, and how we act
Key words
Everyday Life
Words for where we live, how we travel, what we eat and wear, who we know, and how we have fun
Key words
History and Culture
Words for what organizes society, what happened in the past, and what shapes the future
Key words
Words for how we communicate with language, and how we communicate through art
Key words
The Living World
Words for kinds of animals, kinds of plants, other living things, and the living world in action
Key words
The Physical World
Words for how we study the physical world, some parts of the physical world, and what we create from the physical world
Key words
Natural Environment
Words for some parts of the natural enviroment, structures in the natural environment, what do we do with the natural environment, and processes in the natural environment
Key words
The Economy
Words for organization of the economy, and the economy in action
Key words
Government and Law
Words for government structure, and structure of the law
Key words