Using the thesaurus

You can use the thesaurus to:

  • look up words that have a similar meaning to a word you have selected (synonyms)
  • replace a word with a synonym.

To find a synonym:

  1. Click within the word you want to replace.
  2. Press Shift+F7.
    The Thesaurus window is displayed.
  3. Select the context that you have used the word in from the Contexts grid area.
    Possible synonyms are displayed in the grid on the right-hand side.
  4. Select a synonym.
  5. Click:
  •   to look up further synonyms for the selected grid entry.
  •   to exit the Thesaurus window without replacing your original word.
  •   to use the selected synonym to replace the original word in the comment field.
    The original word is replaced with your selection from the thesaurus.

Tip: You can click  to return to the word you looked up earlier.