This is a thesaurus of all the glosses to the words in the Glossary, linked to the lines in the texts where these words are found.

The Thesaurus is the opposite of the Glossary. When consulting the Glossary, you know the word and you want to find out what it means. When consulting the Thesaurus, you know the meaning and you want to find out which Shakespearean words express it. How would he say 'arrogant' or 'companion'? The options are listed when you search for these words.

Disclaimer: our Thesaurus is a guide only to the words in the Glossary, and not an account of the way these words might be used elsewhere in the canon, or in Early Modern English as a whole. For example, we include Shakespeare’s use of mother to mean 'womanish qualities', but not in its ordinary sense of 'parent'. You can read more background about the thesaurus here.

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Search phrase new 22 items found
new, become
renew (v.)
new circumstances
change (n.)
new fashion
innovation (n.)
new government
reformation (n.)
new likeness, make a
refigure (v.)
new things, distracted by
new-fangled (adj.)
new-born lamb
eanling (n.)
comer (n.)
newly acquired
new-begot (adj.)
newly become due
new-fallen (adj.)
newly begun
broached (adj.)
newly fitted out
new-trimmed (adj.)
newly honoured person
conversion (n.)
newly initiated
initiate (adj.)
newly introduced
upspring (adj.)
news, bring
speak with (v.)
news, bringer of
intelligencer (n.)
news, person awaiting
expecter (n.)

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