Dimensions: 896 pages, 3.74 × 2.85 × 0.49 in
Published: April 1, 2012
Publisher: Merriam-Webster Inc
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0877791767
ISBN - 13: 9780877791768
About the Book
This newly revised and updated edition is written especially for the needs of students in grades 5-8. Includes more than 150,000 word choices--include synonyms, antonyms, related words, and phrases, and an up-to-date usage example for every synonym.
From the Publisher
This newly revised and updated edition is written especially for
the need of students grades 5-8, ages 11-14.
. Easy-to-use alphabetical organization
. More than 150,000 word choices include
synonyms, antonyms, related words,
. Up-to-date vocabulary
. Newly added vocabulary pays particular attention
to this age group in the areas of social media, technology, and
. Concise definitions
. Entries feature concise statements that describe
the shared meanings among synonyms.
. Usage examples
. An up-to-date usage example for every
. Revised and updated phrases
. New, up-to-date idiomatic and colloquial phrases
added at many entries.
About the Author
Since 1937. Merriam-Webster is America''s foremost publisher of
language-related reference works. The company publishes a diverse
array of print and electronic products, including
Merriam-Webster''s Collegiate® Dictionary, Eleventh Edition -
America''s best-selling desk dictionary - and Webster''s Third New
International Dictionary, Unabridged. Merriam-Webster can be
considered the direct lexicographical heir of Noah Webster. In
1843, the company bought the rights to the 1841 edition of
Webster''s magnum opus, An American Dictionary of the English
Language, Corrected and Enlarged. At the same time, they secured
the rights to create revised editions of the work. Since that time,
Merriam-Webster editors have carried forward Noah Webster''s work,
creating some of the most widely used and respected dictionaries
and reference books in the world.