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Thesaurus is just a reference that comes pre-installed in Microsoft Word, it is offline mode. It lists the synonyms (words with the same meaning) and antonyms (opposite meaning) of a word. You could NOT completely rely on it on choosing the most appropriate word for a context. Here are the reminders one should always remember in using every writer’s bestfriend – the Thesaurus:
Choose the most appropriate word, first identify the part of speech where it (the word you want to replace) belongs – how it is being used in the sentence. You cannot find that FACT on a dictionary, the sentence will tell you. Mastering the parts of speech will help a lot.
The brethren will go to the Philippine Arena for the 101st Anniversary Celebration.
Let us study the sentence above. And I have highlighted the word ‘go’. If you encoded ‘go’ in your Microsoft Word’s Thesaurus:
On your word document, go to the tool bar on top click on the ‘Review’ tab