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WordNet - Lexical database for the English langugae

WordNet is an online lexical reference system. English nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs are organized into synonym sets, each representing one underlying lexical concept. Different relations link the synonym sets.


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Version 1.7.1 (stable) released on 2001-10-30
Licensed under a 2-clause BSD-style license.
This is not a GNU package.

User reference manual included and available in HTML format from
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  • Professor George A. Miller
  • Dr. Christiane Fellbaum
  • Randee Tengi
  • Susanne Wolff
  • Pamela Wakefield
  • Helen Langone
  • Cognitive Science Laboratory, Princeton University
  • National Science Foundation

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Interfacescommand line, X Window System
Source languagesC
Related programsFlex

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License verified byJanet Casey <> on 2003-04-14
Entry compiled byJanet Casey <>


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