The Merriam-Webster Thesaurus

The Merriam-Webster Thesaurus
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出版社: Merriam Webster
2000-04
版次: 1
ISBN: 9780877798507
定价: 30.00
装帧: 平装
开本: 32开
纸张: 胶版纸
页数: 800页
正文语种: 英语
  • Fullyrevisededition!Anall-purposethesaurusatanattractiveprice.Morethan150,000synonyms,relatedwords,idiomaticphrases,nearantonyms,andantonyms.Abundantusageexamples.Alphabeticallyorganizedforeaseofuse.Briefdefinitionsdescribesharedmeanings.Findtherightwordtosayexactlywhatyoumean.Thisessentialreferencecontainsmorethan100,000synonyms,antonyms,relatedandcontrastedwords,andidiomaticphrases.Entriesarearrangedinasingle,sensiblealphabeticallist--soyoucanfindthewordyouwantwithoutstrugglingthroughcomplicatedindexes. TheMerriambrothersdesiredacontinuityofeditorshipthatwouldlinkNoahWebster'seffortswiththeirowneditions,sotheyselectedChaunceyA.Goodrich,Webster'sson-in-lawandliteraryheir,whohadbeentrainedinlexicographybyWebsterhimself,tobetheireditorinchief.Webster'ssonWilliamalsoservedasaneditorofthatfirstMerriam-Websterdictionary,whichwaspublishedonSeptember24,1847.AlthoughWebster'sworkwashonored,hisbigdictionarieshadneversoldwell.The1828editionwaspricedatawhopping$20;in13yearsits2,500copieshadnotsoldout.Similarly,the1841edition,onlyslightlymoreaffordableat$15,movedslowly.Assumingthatalowerpricewouldincreasesales,theMerriamsintroducedthe1847editionat$6,andalthoughWebster'sheirsinitiallyquestionedthismove,extraordinarysalesthatbroughtthem$250,000inroyaltiesovertheensuing25yearsconvincedthemthattheMerriams'decisionhadbeenabundantlysound.ThefirstMerriam-Websterdictionarywasgreetedwithwideacclaim.PresidentJamesK.Polk,GeneralZacharyTaylor(herooftheMexicanWarandlaterpresidenthimself),31U.S.senators,andotherprominentpeoplehaileditunreservedly.In1850itsacceptanceasaresourceforstudentsbeganwhenMassachusettsorderedacopyforeveryschoolandNewYorkplacedasimilarorderfor10,000copiestobeusedinschoolsthroughoutthestate.Eventuallyschoolusewouldspreadthroughoutthecountry.InbecomingAmerica'smosttrustedauthorityontheEnglishlanguage,Merriam-Websterdictionarieshadtakenonaroleofpublicresponsibilitydemandedoffewotherpublishingcompanies.
  • 内容简介:
    Fullyrevisededition!Anall-purposethesaurusatanattractiveprice.Morethan150,000synonyms,relatedwords,idiomaticphrases,nearantonyms,andantonyms.Abundantusageexamples.Alphabeticallyorganizedforeaseofuse.Briefdefinitionsdescribesharedmeanings.Findtherightwordtosayexactlywhatyoumean.Thisessentialreferencecontainsmorethan100,000synonyms,antonyms,relatedandcontrastedwords,andidiomaticphrases.Entriesarearrangedinasingle,sensiblealphabeticallist--soyoucanfindthewordyouwantwithoutstrugglingthroughcomplicatedindexes.
  • 作者简介:
    TheMerriambrothersdesiredacontinuityofeditorshipthatwouldlinkNoahWebster'seffortswiththeirowneditions,sotheyselectedChaunceyA.Goodrich,Webster'sson-in-lawandliteraryheir,whohadbeentrainedinlexicographybyWebsterhimself,tobetheireditorinchief.Webster'ssonWilliamalsoservedasaneditorofthatfirstMerriam-Websterdictionary,whichwaspublishedonSeptember24,1847.AlthoughWebster'sworkwashonored,hisbigdictionarieshadneversoldwell.The1828editionwaspricedatawhopping$20;in13yearsits2,500copieshadnotsoldout.Similarly,the1841edition,onlyslightlymoreaffordableat$15,movedslowly.Assumingthatalowerpricewouldincreasesales,theMerriamsintroducedthe1847editionat$6,andalthoughWebster'sheirsinitiallyquestionedthismove,extraordinarysalesthatbroughtthem$250,000inroyaltiesovertheensuing25yearsconvincedthemthattheMerriams'decisionhadbeenabundantlysound.ThefirstMerriam-Websterdictionarywasgreetedwithwideacclaim.PresidentJamesK.Polk,GeneralZacharyTaylor(herooftheMexicanWarandlaterpresidenthimself),31U.S.senators,andotherprominentpeoplehaileditunreservedly.In1850itsacceptanceasaresourceforstudentsbeganwhenMassachusettsorderedacopyforeveryschoolandNewYorkplacedasimilarorderfor10,000copiestobeusedinschoolsthroughoutthestate.Eventuallyschoolusewouldspreadthroughoutthecountry.InbecomingAmerica'smosttrustedauthorityontheEnglishlanguage,Merriam-Websterdictionarieshadtakenonaroleofpublicresponsibilitydemandedoffewotherpublishingcompanies.
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