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Using the Dictionary Online Forest Lake Elementary School Library
Paper vs. Online Dictionaries Paper Version ► Don’t need a computer to use. ► Gives definitions of words. ► You already know how to use it! Online Version ► Need a computer with Internet access. ► Gives definitions of words, and you can hear them pronounced! ► Find other words that mean the same thing. ► Find words that rhyme.
Log on to
Type your word here!
I need to know what the word heir means – my mom says I am her heir. Is this a good thing? Type the word here Then press Go! Make sure it’s on dictionary
Here’s the definition! I can inherit property! What does that mean??
How do I find out what inherit means? First, I…Then, I… …and finally…
Look at #1 – It means that I get all my mom’s money and her house!!
So, do I want to be my mom’s heir?? Yes I do!! No Fair!!
What else can the online dictionary do? Find words that rhyme! Give other words that mean the same thing! Teach you new words! …and you can play games!