HyperDic: lexicon

English > 2 senses of the word lexicon:
NOUNcognitionlexicon, vocabulary, mental lexicona language user's knowledge of words
communicationlexicon, dictionarya reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them
lexicon > pronunciation
Soundsleh'ksihkaa.n
RhymesAbidjan ... Yukon: 149 rhymes with aan...
English > lexicon: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA language user's knowledge of words.
Synonymsvocabulary, mental lexicon
Part oflanguage, speechThe mental faculty or power of vocal communication
Broadercognition, knowledge, noesisThe psychological result of perception / perception and learning and reasoning
Spanishléxico, lexicon, lexicón, vocabulario
Catalanlèxic, vocabulari
Adjectiveslexicalof or relating to words
English > lexicon: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them.
Synonymdictionary
Partslexical entry, dictionary entryThe entry in a dictionary of information about a word
Narrowerbilingual dictionaryA dictionary giving equivalent words in two languages
desk dictionary, collegiate dictionaryAn abridged dictionary of a size convenient to hold in the hand
etymological dictionaryA dictionary giving the historical origins of each word
gazetteerA geographical dictionary (as at the back of an atlas)
learner's dictionary, school dictionaryA dictionary specially written for those learning a foreign language
pocket dictionary, little dictionaryA dictionary that is small enough to carry in your pocket
spell-checker, spelling checkerAn electronic dictionary in a word processor that can be used to catch misspelled words
unabridged dictionary, unabridgedA dictionary that has not been shortened by the omitting terms or definitions
BroaderwordbookA reference book containing words (usually with their meanings)
Spanishdiccionario, léxico
Catalandiccionari, lèxic
Adjectiveslexicalof or relating to dictionaries

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