OneLook’s reverse dictionary lets you describe a concept and get back a list of words and phrases related to that concept. Your description can be a few words, a sentence, a question, or even just a single word. In most cases you’ll get back a list of related terms with the best matches shown first.
Here are some possible applications, with examples: Task
· Find a word if you know its definition barrel maker, museum guide, search for food, urge to travel, being tried twice for the same crime, when cancer spreads through the body
· Explore related concepts baseball, clouds, twisty, push
· Generate a list of words in some category large birds, green fruit, Canadian authors
· Answer basic identification questions – What is the capital of Vietnam?
How do I use OneLook’s reverse dictionary feature?
Why would I want to do this?