English dictionary of synonym sets, much like a thesaurus.

WordNet 1.6 Copyright 1997 by Princeton University. All rights reserved. Cite from the WordNet website:

WordNet® is an on-line lexical reference system whose design is inspired by current psycholinguistic theories of human lexical memory. English nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs are organized into synonym sets, each representing one underlying lexical concept. Different relations link the synonym sets.

WordNet was developed by the Cognitive Science Laboratory at Princeton University under the direction of Professor George A. Miller (Principal Investigator).

Many people have contributed to the success of WordNet. At the present time, the following individuals at Princeton work on the development of WordNet and research using it:

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