Dictionaries More than just spelling

Dictionaries More than just spelling - In addition to...

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Other than defining words and help to get the correct spelling, I use a print dictionary to help me use a word in the proper context or sentence. Not only do I get the meaning of the word but you know when to use it as a verb, noun, adjective, etc. A lot of times I find myself using word out of context, so this will be helpful for me in the future.
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Unformatted text preview: In addition to spelling, a person can also find out about how a word may have been made. When you look up a word, it gives you clues about where a word may have come from. See if you can find the root of a word, then look up that part of the word and see what other words have the same roots....
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