The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition

The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition

Author: American Heritage Dictionary

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

ISBN: 1328841693

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 2112

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A major revision of the Fifth Edition of The American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, the premier resource about words for people who seek to know more and find fresh perspectives. This new printing, which marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of the original American Heritage Dictionary, presents the most up-to-date research about the words in our language in an accessible and elegant design, featuring thousands of revisions, including more than 150 new words and senses. This is the fiftieth anniversary printing of The American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language. This beloved dictionary has become the premier resource for anyone who wants to know precisely what words mean, where they come from, and how to use them effectively. It is renowned for presenting accurate and comprehensible definitions, etymologies based on the latest research, and authoritative usage guidance from the celebrated American Heritage Usage Panel. The fifth edition of the dictionary, published in 2011, included 10,000 new words and senses, as well as 4,000 new full-color images. This comprehensive update continues the tradition of exhaustive research and thorough review. Thousands of revisions to definitions and etymologies, 150 new words and senses, and new usage advice make this updated printing the most current print dictionary of its size available today. The American Heritage Dictionary combines clear, precise definitions with useful features that make it easier to choose your words and express yourself clearly. Your words really do define you. Make the most of them with the guidance of this respected work of reference.
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition
Language: en
Pages: 2112
Authors: American Heritage Dictionary
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-23 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

A major revision to the Fifth Edition of The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, the premier resource about words for people who seek to know more and find fresh perspectives. This dictionary presents the most up-to-date research about the words in our language in an accessible and elegant
The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition
Language: en
Pages: 2112
Authors: American Heritage Dictionary
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-16 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

A major revision of the Fifth Edition of The American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, the premier resource about words for people who seek to know more and find fresh perspectives. This new printing, which marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of the original American Heritage Dictionary, presents
The American Heritage Dictionary
Language: en
Pages: 951
Authors: Houghton Mifflin Company
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Dell Publishing Company

Contains over seventy thousand entries, including 2,500 new words and their meanings.
The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition
Language: en
Pages: 506
Authors: Christine Ammer
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Covering over ten thousand phrases, including "bite the bullet," "take the cake," and "buy the farm," a reference on common American vocabulary and idiomatic expressions defines each entry and provides a contextual sentence.
The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo-European Roots
Language: en
Pages: 149
Authors: Calvert Watkins, Victor S Thomas Professor of Linguistics and the Classics Calvert Watkins
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Discusses the nature, origins, and development of language and lists the meanings and associated word for more than thirteen thousand Indo-European root words.