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Relationships Related Term:  authority file controlled vocabulary cross-reference Guidelines for the Construction, Format, and Management of Monolingual Thesauri n. (thesauruses, thesauri, pl.) ~ 1. [..]
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A thesaurus is a tool that associates related terms, and thesaurus terms assist in locating an existing data element.
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1823, "treasury, storehouse," from Latin thesaurus "treasury, a hoard, a treasure, something laid up," figuratively "repository, collection," from Greek thesauros "a [..]
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noun dictionary of synonyms and antonyms
Source: thesaurus.com

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a collection of synonyms defined to help handle the wide variety of terminology people may use in indicating the same objects or commands, especially useful in search engines.
Source: usabilityfirst.com

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[revision in progress] treasury, storehouse; a book of words or information about a particular field or set of concepts; especially, a book of words and their synonyms; a list of subject headings or d [..]
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A thesaurus is a book that organises words by categories and concepts, so synonyms and near-synonyms will be grouped together. See Also: Dictionary; Dictionary Types; Glossary; Philology; Semant [..]
Source: usingenglish.com

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A list of words showing similarities, differences, dependencies, and other relationships to each other.
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treasure, horde / store-room, treasury
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A book of synonyms and near-synonyms in a written language, usually arranged conceptually, although dictionary arrangement is not uncommon. The first thesaurus of the English language, published in 18 [..]
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An official list of all the subject headings or descriptors used to "control" the indexing terms used in a particular database, catalog, or index. The thesaurus for the CSULA OPAC is the Library of Congress Subject Headings, available in print (in five big red volumes) located at the Reference Desk (1st Floor, Library North).
Source: web.calstatela.edu

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Synonym directory search engines use to help increase return relevancy.
Source: seobook.com

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A classification tool comprising an alphabetical presentation of a controlled list of terms linked together by semantic, hierarchical, associative or equivalence relationships. In a thesaurus, the mea [..]
Source: naa.gov.au

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A thesaurus is useful to researchers because it identifies which term among available synonyms has been used by the database compilers to describe a topic. Some databases provide a searchable thesauru [..]
Source: gjesm.net

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A type of relational controlled vocabulary which provides a list of terms, with specific relationships between the terms. Related GuideSynonyms: Thesauri
Source: marinemetadata.org

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A list of the subject headings used in a catalog, index, or database, e.g. the controlled vocabulary.
Source: library.ucdavis.edu

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(n) a book containing a classified list of synonyms
Source: beedictionary.com

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N M treasure chamber/vault/repository; treasure; hoard; collected precious objects
Source: latin-dictionary.org

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A structured vocabulary make up of names, words, and other information, typically including synonyms and/or hierarchical relationships for the purpose of cross-referencing in order to organize a colle [..]
Source: dublincore.org

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A kind of dictionary which consists of words grouped according to similarity in meaning.
Source: uni-due.de

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A thesaurus is a set of synonyms or related terms for a given word or description, unlike a taxonomy, it may be polyhierarchical and involve complex relationships such as broader or narrower terms. Th [..]
Source: damglossary.org

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A linguistic tool that relates words by meaning.
Source: cs.cornell.edu

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a book or a list that contains words that have similar meanings
Source: macmillandictionaries.com

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A book of synonyms.
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  A dictionary, encyclopedia, or other comprehensive reference book, especially a dictionary of synonyms and antonyms. A collection of words or concepts relating to, or associated with, a particular [..]
Source: writingenglish.com

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a specialized authority list of terms used with automated information retrieval systems; very similar to a list of subject headings. (C&C)
Source: libguides.butler.edu

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A publication, usually in the form of a book, that provides synonyms (and sometimes antonyms) for the words of a given language. ("Roget" is the leading brand name for a print English thesaurus'' [..]
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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Source: en.wiktionary.org

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A list of terms which serves as a standardized or controlled vocabulary for identifying, locating, and retrieving information." (Definition from New York Public Library) 
Source: libguides.usc.edu

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In general usage, a thesaurus is a reference work that lists words grouped together according to similarity of meaning (containing synonyms and sometimes antonyms), in contrast to a dictionary, which [..]
Source: en.wikipedia.org

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Thesaurus is an album by American composer/arranger/pianist Clare Fischer, recorded and released in 1969 by Atlantic Records. Reissued in 1979 as 'Twas Only Yesterday by Discovery Records, and on CD, [..]
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In the context of information retrieval, a thesaurus (plural: "thesauri") is a form of controlled vocabulary that seeks to dictate semantic manifestations of metadata in the indexing of content object [..]
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