vocabulary

Part of speech: noun

A list of words in alphabetical order.

Part of speech: noun

An aggregate of words.

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Usage examples "vocabulary":

  1. It is mere childish petulance for the Indeterminist to say that unless certain words are used with his meaning they shall not be used at all, but shall be expelled from our vocabulary. - "Determinism or Free-Will?", Chapman Cohen.
  2. " Very well," replied Aurelle, " two thousand words will be a sufficient vocabulary to begin with." - "General Bramble", André Maurois.
  3. The family conversation while quite amiable and agreeable may be round very few topics, and the vocabulary, while quite respectable, may be most limited. - "The Child Under Eight", E.R. Murray and Henrietta Brown Smith.