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Searching the Dictionary on EBSCO Interfaces

If the EBSCO interface you are searching includes a dictionary, you can search within it by clicking the Dictionary link.

The Dictionary link appears in the top toolbar when eBooks on EBSCOhost or Audiobooks on EBSCOhost are being searched, or in the Reference Shelf area of other products such as Literary Reference Center and Read It!

To browse the Dictionary:

  1. Click the Dictionary link in the top toolbar or Reference Shelf area.

  2. Enter a word, part of a word, or first letter of a word in the Find field in the left column and click the Browse button. A list of entries is displayed. 

    Dictionary Search Screen

  3. Use the up and down arrows to browse through the Dictionary Browse List. 

  4. To view an entry, click on the hyperlinked word.