The Visual Thesaurus is an interactive dictionary and thesaurus that allows you to discover the connections between words in a visually captivating display. With a subscription you will also get access to the Spelling Bee, VocabGrabber, and Online Magazine.
Unlike a paper-bound book, the Visual Thesaurus is fluid and dynamic, like the way you think. Word maps blossom with meaning, helping you find just the right word.Subscribe Now
The Visual Thesaurus Spelling Bee will sharpen your spelling skills and expand your vocabulary. It's fun, educational, and challenging for all ages.Subscribe Now
Take any text and Vocabgrabber will instantly pull out the most useful vocabulary words and show you how those words are used in context.Subscribe Now
The Visual Thesaurus magazine is a feast for language lovers, with informative features written by experts in fields ranging from word origins to copywriting.Subscribe Now
Find the right word and exploreThe Visual Thesaurus has over 150,000 words and 120,000 meanings. You can zero in on the word you're looking for and then follow a trail of related concepts.
Deepen your understanding of words and meaningsSee concise definitions and examples, and learn how words are connected through different semantic relationships. Hear words pronounced correctly, and easily expand your search to the Web for images or information.
Analyze the vocabulary in any textVocabGrabber intelligently extracts vocabulary from any text you're interested in, generating lists of the most useful words and showing you how they are used in context.
Build customized word lists on any theme of your choosingYou can explore other people's lists, leave comments, and rate them.
Read about language and teaching on the Visual Thesaurus websiteUpdated daily with fresh content, our online magazine explores everything from the way words become part of our lexicon to great vocabulary instruction tips for teachers.
Play our Spelling BeeTake a spelling challenge that is both vocabulary-expanding and downright addictive.
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