Associations to the word «Lexicon»


LEXICON, noun. The vocabulary of a language.
LEXICON, noun. (linguistics) A dictionary that includes or focuses on lexemes.
LEXICON, noun. A dictionary of Classical Greek, Hebrew, Latin, or Aramaic.
LEXICON, noun. (programming) The lexicology of a programming language. (Usually called lexical structure.)
LEXICON, noun. (rare) Any dictionary.
LEXICON, noun. The vocabulary used by or known to an individual. (Also called lexical knowledge)
LEXICON, noun. A vocabulary specific to a certain subject.

Dictionary definition

LEXICON, noun. A language user's knowledge of words.
LEXICON, noun. A reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them.

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca