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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. essay: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. essay: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. essay: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. essay: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. essay: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. essay: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. essay: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. Essay: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. essay: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. essay: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. essay: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. essay: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. essay: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  14. essay: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. essay: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Essay (disambiguation), Essay (numismatics), Essay (philately), Essay, The essay: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Essay: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. essay: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. essay: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Essay, essay (het): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. essay: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. Essay: Encarta® Online Encyclopedia, North American Edition [home, info]
  23. Essay: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  24. essay: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. essay: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. essay: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. essay: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. essay: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. essay: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Essay: Glossary of Stamp Collecting Terms [home, info]
  2. essay: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. The essay, essay: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. The essay, essay: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. essay: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. essay: Sound-Alike Words [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. essay: Master Mariner [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (essay)

noun:  a tentative attempt
noun:  an analytic or interpretive literary composition
verb:  make an effort or attempt ("The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps")
verb:  put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to

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Phrases that include essay:   the essay, essay on lucidity, an essay on liberation, an essay on the gift, erotic essay, more...

Words similar to essay:   try, attempt, assay, essayed, essayer, essaying, examine, prove, seek, test, composition, theme, try out, more...

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