How to use the Thesaurus

If you already know the term you are looking for, simply find it in the alphabetic index, then click on the term to see the full entry. From the alphabetic entry you can follow links through to broad, narrow and related terms (etc). Clicking on the class name will refresh the hierarchical class listing on the right hand side of the screen.

If you are looking for ideas about which term to use, start by selecting the appropriate class from the class index, and follow links through from there.

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Key to Abbreviations
UsePreferred Term
UFUse For
SNScope Note
CLClass name
BTBroad Term
NTNarrow Term
RTRelated Term