All the words you need, every day: the perfect word reference for daily use in a durable format. With practical usage notes, and a fantastic supplement, this is the ideal thesaurus to take your language use and knowledge further. Specially tailored to meet the needs of the user at home, school, or in the office, the "Collins English Thesaurus "has all the words and alternatives the user might need, as well as a huge choice of opposites. This thesaurus is based on the Collins Corpus, a 4.5-billion-word database of today s English. The clear, accessible layout makes the thesaurus easy to use and ensures users can find the language they need when they need it. This edition also includes a 16-page crosswords supplement."