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Chapter 5. Writing Tools > The Thesaurus

The Thesaurus

Word's thesaurus enables you to find synonyms or antonyms for words in your document— without leaving Word.

To find a synonym quickly

1.
Hold down and click on the word for which you want to find a synonym.

2.
A shortcut menu appears. If the Synonyms option is available, highlight it to display a submenu of synonyms for the word (Figure 22).

Figure 22. The shortcut menu for a word may include synonyms.


3.
To replace the word with one of the synonyms, choose it from the submenu.


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