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Merriam-Webster's School Dictionary

Newly Revised & Updated! Written especially for students grades 9-11, ages 14 & up.

  • Features more than 100,000 definitions and meanings, and 28,000 usage examples
  • Over 500 synonym paragraphs, 200 word history paragraphs, and nearly 1,000 illustrations
  • Special sections include biographical names, geographical names, and signs and symbols
  • A great study aid for students building vocabulary as they prepare for college-level reading
  • New words include haptics, farro, cybercrime, off-grid, and paywall
BindingLaminated Hardcover
List Price$19.95
Copyright© 2020

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition

For Grades 11 & Up.

  • More than 225,000 definitions and over 42,000 usage examples with newly added words and meanings across a variety of fields
  • Special sections include A Handbook of Style, Foreign Words and Phrases, Biographical Names, and Geographical Names
  • *Includes an electronic version of the dictionary, a free one-year online subscription, and new words such as binge-watch, clickbait, takeaway, and troll
BindingJacketed Hardcover, Thumb-Notched
List Price$27.95
Copyright© 2020
BindingLaminated Hardcover, Plain-Edged
List Price$22.95
Copyright© 2014
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary (Paperback)

New Edition! For Grades 9 & Up.​

  • An all new edition of the best-selling dictionary covering core vocabulary of everyday life
  • New words added from a variety of fields with more than 75,000 updated definitions
  • Includes pronunciations, word origins, synonym lists, and over 8,000 usage examples
  • Useful tables and special sections on Foreign Words & Phrases, Biographical Names, and Geographical Names
  • New words added include: bromance, hashtag, and carbon footprint
BindingTrade Paperback
List Price$14.50
Copyright© 2019
BindingMass-Market Paperback
List Price$7.50
Copyright© 2016
This is a very concise version of the Merriam-Webster Dictionary and very nicely compacted in a paperback version including English language additions to grammar.
— LMRisley, Paperback purchaser

Merriam-Webster's Dictionary and Thesaurus (Paperback)

Two essential language references integrated into one volume designed for grades 7 & up.

  • Nearly 60,000 dictionary entries with than 13,500 thesaurus entries including extensive synonym and antonym lists
  • Nearly 500 new thesaurus entries added to cover new vocabulary
  • Clear and concise word guidance including abundant example phrases
BindingMass-Market Paperback
List Price$8.99
Copyright© 2014
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List Price$15.95
Copyright© 2014
Merriam-Webster's Dictionary and Thesaurus
Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Basic English

Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Basic English

All new edition of a dictionary designed for people with limited English language skills. Great for ESL students.

  • More than 36,000 entries
  • Concise, easy-to-understand definitions
  • Nearly 20,000 usage examples with over 400 detailed line drawings
  • Includes word history and synonym paragraphs 
  • Special sections including Signs and Symbols; Confused, Misused, and Misspelled Words; English Grammar; and Weights and Measures
BindingTrade paperback
List Price$10.95

The Perfect Companion to Merriam-Webster’s Dictionaries

The Merriam-Webster Thesaurus (Paperback)

For Grades 9 & Up.

  • Economical all-purpose thesaurus contains more than 157,000 synonyms, antonyms, idioms and related and contrasted words. 
  • Alphabetically arranged for ease of use. 
  • Brief definitions describe shared meanings
  • Usage examples at every main entry illustrate typical use
List Price$6.50
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The Merriam-Webster Thesaurus
Merriam-Webster's School Thesaurus

Merriam-Webster's School Thesaurus

A new edition of the thesaurus designed for students grades 9–11, ages 14 & up.

  • More than 154,000 word choices
  • Includes synonyms, antonyms, related and contrasted words, and idiomatic phrases
  • Concise definitions and 37,000 usage examples aid word selection and describe shared meanings
BindingLaminated Hardcover
List Price$19.95
Copyright© 2017

Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate® Thesaurus, Second Edition

Find the right word every time with this indispensable guide!

  • Concise definitions pinpoint meanings shared by synonyms, helping you choose exactly the word you need
  • More than 275,000 word choices, examples, and explanations
  • Includes new and revised verbal illustrations
  • Sample sentences and phrases for each synonym at its own entry clarify how words are used in context
  • Alphabetical lists may also include related words, idiomatic phrases, near antonyms, and antonyms
BindingJacketed Hardcover
List Price$21.95
Copyright© 2019
The Merriam-Webster Collegiate Thesaurus