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Mac Guide: Microsoft Word 2011

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The thesuarus enables you to look up synonyms (these are different words with the same meaning), and autonyms are words with the opposite meaning.


Click on Tools << Thesaurus

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Example using the thesaurus;

To change the sentence below, I chose the words a lot to change to something more appropriate.

Today a lot of great things happened, on this day in 1845 – German composer Felix Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto, one of the most popular and most frequently performed violin concertos of all time, and was first played in Leipzig.


You can right click on the word the Synonyms menu appears with the Thesaurus tool.

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If you select Thesuarus from the dialogue box a list of appropriate words appear to the right of your screen.

mac thesaurus

To insert the word you want to use, click on the word and choose Insert and the word will be inserted over the word you wanted to change.

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