Dictionaries, Words, and Phrases - Cattell Memorial Library

This list is selective and limited to sites that the library staff has actually visited. Inclusion of a site does not imply that the library or the Lahey Clinic endorses the content of that site nor does exclusion imply that a particular site is of no value. These links are meant as informational only and the library makes no guarantee as to the accuracy or relevance of the information. Some sites may contain information that is the opinion of the author/coordinator and not of your own physician. We recommend consulting your physician if you have any questions about your personal health.

Acronym Finder
Trying to find out what that abbreviation stands for? This site is the web's most comprehensive database of acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms.

Familiar Quotations
Looking for a quote? This site contains over 11,000 searchable quotations from Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations.

Merriam-Webster Online
The well known dictionary publisher offers both their Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus along with a link to international dictionaries.

Onelook Dictionaries
A one-stop site that finds words in any of over 680 indexed online dictionaries.

The Quotations Page
Still looking for that quote? Try another quotation resource that includes a search by keyword function.

Thesaurus
Roget’s Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases, this site also includes a section on grammar, usage, writing tips and style guides.

Whonamedit.com
A dictionary of medical eponyms (medical conditions named for a person) that also includes a biography of the named person.