Essays Tagged: "dictionary states"

What are NEO's?

t but I did learn a great deal.        What are NEOs? The "Webster's New World Dictionary" states, "Any of the small planets between Mars and Jupiter". The "Funk and Wagnalls Enc ...

(3 pages) 137 1 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Who is the hero in Julius Caesar by Shakespeare?

lius Caesar. His name alone summons up feelings of heroism, bravery, and tragedy. American Heritage dictionary states that a tragic hero is any man noted for feat of courage or nobility of purpose: es ... r bad and evil have character. Hero's must have character. However, the question is does he fit the dictionary definition of tragic hero? Remember, a hero is someone who is noted for feat of courage o ...

(1 pages) 40 1 3.0 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Multiculturalism vs. Melting Pot : This essay comapares multiculturalism to the melting pot. It includes strengths and weaknesses of the two ideas, as well as descriptions and concepts.

begin discussing these two topics, we must fully understand what they mean. The definition in the dictionary states that, multiculturalism consists of, relates to, or is designed for the cultures of ... or the cultures of several different races. Whereas the word melting pot is not a term used in the dictionary. For the purpose of this assignment I will make up my own definition for both these term ...

(4 pages) 289 1 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Society & Culture How do identity, the effects of discrimination and degrees of equality affect Aboriginal Australian's in Australian society?

e to their identity and suffer from an absence of equality in the Australian society. The Macquarie dictionary states the meanings of identity as: the condition or fact of remaining or being the same ...

(4 pages) 232 3 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

What is honor? An essay suitable for applications.

ne term in the language that always, or at least frequently, refers to this right.As defined by the dictionary, honor is a high respect that earned through deeds and reputation. But, what is honor, an ... stant, people know someone has. So, again, what is honor, and how does one receive it?Honor, as the dictionary states, is a high respect that is earned. People describe heroes as "being with honor" or ...

(2 pages) 107 1 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Is feminism indeed a destructive import, or a necessary adn liberating new way of seeing, behaving and believing?

The definition of 'Feminism' in the Collins Gem English Dictionary states, "Advocacy of equal rights for women". Feminism might be a Western import, but equ ...

(3 pages) 49 1 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

This essay is about how the concept of the "social construction of reality" is incorrect because of women and elderly athlete participation.

The Oxford English dictionary states that the work athlete is derived from the word athlos. The word athlos translated ... What is sexism? This should be the next question we ask ourselves. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, sexism is prejudice or discrimination based on sex. The Senior Olympics breaks the barri ...

(5 pages) 94 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

What is Love

re is far beyond the true necessity of the word. The true meaning of the word love out of Webster's Dictionary states "love is a powerful emotion felt for another person, manifesting itself through de ...

(4 pages) 106 2 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Social welfare

between selective/residual systems and universal systems.What is Social Welfare?The Concise Oxford Dictionary states the term 'welfare' stems from the root meaning of the word 'having a good trip or ...

(2 pages) 80 0 4.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Design a questionnaire and comment on it to determine a childs point of view on a subject of your choice [in ths case gender confusion].

Summative AssessmentThe oxford English dictionary states that "the words gender and sex both have the sense 'the state of being male or fem ... cts may guess the sex of each pictured child rendering the questionnaire useless. The oxford dictionary is correct in saying that although the sense of sex and gender is the same the words do d ... ane Fonda and Carol Gilligan [internet] Available from: [accessed 10th November 2005]Oxford English Dictionary [internet] available from [accessed 10th November 2005]

(8 pages) 52 0 4.2 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

What it Means to Be Brave

rchanges with the words of courage, or daring, but what defines courage? The Merriam-Webster Online dictionary states: "mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or d ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Heroes: The People Who Walk Among Us

changing idea of heroes in the 21st century.What is the definition of a hero? The American Heritage Dictionary states:1. In mythology and legend, a man, often of divine ancestry, who is endowed with g ... k Connelly. Mason, Ohio: Thomson Wadsworth, 2006. 91-95."Heroes." The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition.Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004. 25 Sep. 2006.Pear ...

(3 pages) 66 1 3.5 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Inquiry For Society

we ask everyday. These questions give us knowledge of our selves, each other and our community. The dictionary states that inquiry is the search for truth or knowledge. It is imperative that inquiry b ... pany or in performance, initiating questions is the only way to find out what needs improvement.The dictionary says that inquiry is the search for truth or knowledge. I also believe it is a natural ar ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Law exam

all damages.When understanding the contract one should understand what they are signing. The Legal Dictionary states (2005), "liability- one of the most significant words in the field of law, liabili ... tions. City of Burbank v. Lockheed Air terminal, (1973) and Wood v. City of Huntsville, (1980)Legal Dictionary, 1981-2005, Gerald N. Hill and Kathleen T. Hill. Viewed 03/04/2007, http://legal-dictiona ...

(19 pages) 94 0 2.8 Jul/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The meaning behind marriage

these definitions of what people would like to know. According to Webster's Third New International Dictionary 1986, marriage is defined as "the statute of being united to a person of the opposite sex ... nd and wife," or "and intimate close reunion." After looking into Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language 1996, I found another definition, one that is provided ten years ...

(8 pages) 45 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare


Definition/History As the Webster?s Dictionary states autism is the absorption in need-satisfying or wish-fulfilling fantasy as a mechan ...

(13 pages) 76 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Step into the Light         With each reading of Ernest Hemingway’s

ide associated with the abortion. "They look like white elephants" (Perrine and Arp 171). Webster's Dictionary states that a "white elephant is an Indian elephant of a pale color that is sometimes ven ... White Elephant." Merriam-Webster's on-line Language Center. 10 Mar. 2002

(4 pages) 766 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Defining Marketing

tomers continue to use your services is of great importance.According to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary marketing is the act or process of selling or purchasing in a market or the process to se ... market or the process to sell, promote and distribute a product or service. The MSN Encarta online dictionary states that marketing is the business of presenting products in a way that makes them des ...

(4 pages) 35 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing


rtunities that will help a business to grow and analyze what can make them much better.The business dictionary states that Marketing is a 'process through which goods or services move from concept to ... arketing is a 'process through which goods or services move from concept to the customer' (Business Dictionary, 2010). The thinking is to look at the needs of the customer and satisfying them. There a ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Sep/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

underground man vs the mad man

Madman and the Underground Man, in my point of view, suffer from schizophrenia. The Merriam-Webster dictionary states that it is a "psychotic disorder characterized by loss of contact with the environ ...

(9 pages) 2 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers