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

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.