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Writers' Reverse Dictionary

Instead of checking the definition of a word, search for words that have a certain definition. Boost your writing vocabulary with the definition-to-word tool or reverse dictionary, spice up your poems or raps with its rhyming capabilities, or get a hint on your crossword puzzle. (examples) If you would like to specify a word that your results should rhyme with or specify how long your words should be, click on the settings icon next to the submit button. The Writers' Reverse Dictionary finds those pesky tip-of-the-tongue words with the help of the invaluable Datamuse API. ... more

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“The Reverse Dictionary” is based on a devilishly clever idea: instead of checking a word to learn what it means, you check a meaning to find its mot juste.

The New York Times