Meaning of reversedictionary


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. an alphabetical list of words spelled in reversed order, of use esp. to linguists and cryptographers.
  2. a thesauruslike dictionary alphabetizing meanings and concepts under which are listed the related words that are defined or explained.
  3. a dictionary of alphabetized word elements, as prefixes, suffixes, and roots, with lists of the words derived from them.
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