How do I find a word by definition?

How do I find a word by definition?

In Microsoft Word you can look up a word definition by right-clicking the word, then clicking “Look Up [word]” in the context menu. Or, as a shortcut, hold the Alt key on your keyboard, then just regular left-click the word.

How do you look up a word in the dictionary?

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Where can I look up words?

The WordFinder™ word search unscrambles your letters, searches our Words With Friends®, Wordscapes®, Word Chums® or Scrabble® dictionary for words that win, and gives them to you sorted by word length and point value. Our word finder tool couldn’t be any easier to use!

Do we look up a dictionary or look up word in a dictionary?

to try to find a piece of information by looking in a book or on a computer: If you don’t know what the word means, look it up in a dictionary. The software looks up words automatically.

What is the meaning of looking up?

: to respect and admire (someone) I’ve always looked up to my older brother. The kids really look up to their coach.

Is look up one word?

Lookup and look up “Lookup” is a noun that means “the process or instance of looking something up; especially the process of matching by computer the words of a text with material stored in memory” (Merriam-Webster Dictionary). “Look up” is a verb.

Is look up transitive or intransitive?

The verb look up with the above meaning is intransitive, so it has no object. When look up means ‘look for a word’ it is transitive – words is its object: look up (‘look in the dictionary for a word’) = transitive: I often look up words in the dictionary.

When should you look up a word in the dictionary?

A word gets into a dictionary when it is used by many people who all agree that it means the same thing. If your toddler nephew invented a great word that the English language simply can’t do without, don’t write to us to recommend that it be added to the dictionary.

What is the best source for definitions?

The 10 Best Online Dictionaries

  • Wiktionary.
  • Google Dictionary.
  • The Free Dictionary.
  • Merriam-Webster Online.
  • Cambridge Dictionary Online.
  • Visuwords.
  • Wordia.

What does the word look up mean?

look up. 1. To turn one’s gaze or attention from something else, often by literally lifting one’s head and/or turning one’s eyes upward.

How do you search for words?

Go to the web page that you want to search for a word from. Press CTRL + F, a search box will appear as shown by dotted line in below screenshot. Type the word you want to search in search box and it will start highlighting the words as you type in real time.

What does the word lookup mean?

search, lookup(noun) an operation that determines whether one or more of a set of items has a specified property. “they wrote a program to do a table lookup”.

How do you make a word find?

On Windows Open a Microsoft Word document. Place your cursor at the beginning of the document. Click the Home tab. Click Find. Type in a word you wish to find and press ↵ Enter. Click ▼ or ▲. Click . Click Replace. Type a word into the “Replace with” field. Click Replace all.