Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

One Look Reverse Dictionary

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One Look Reverse Dictionary is exactly that — a “reverse” dictionary. Here’s how the site describes itself:

“OneLook’s reverse dictionary lets you describe a concept and get back a list of words and phrases related to that concept. Your description can be a few words, a sentence, a question, or even just a single word. Just type it into the box above and hit the “Find words” button. Keep it short to get the best results. In most cases you’ll get back a list of related terms with the best matches shown first.”

It could possibly be useful to English Language Learners.  However, I think the thesauruses in The Best Reference Websites For English Language Learners — 2008 work as well — if not better.

Thanks to the Make Use Of blog for the tip.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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