Burton's Legal Thesaurus

Burton's Legal Thesaurus has become a staple for the legal profession, with 11,000 critical legal terms, synonyms, definitions, and parts of speech.

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Version: 8.0.249 Updated: 2017-07-18 License: 1-day trial

The first book of its kind when it was originally published in 1980, Burton's Legal Thesaurus has become a staple for the legal profession. Addressing the newest concepts before the nation's highest courts, the fifth edition celebrates 35 years of this one-of-a-kind law reference tool with over 1,000 new terms.

With 11,000 critical legal terms, synonyms, definitions, and parts of speech, Burton's is essential for legal partners, associates, attorneys, and judges, as well as law school students and even journalists and scholars.

William C. Burton, Esq., is an attorney and partner in the law firm of Sagat|Burton LLP. He is a former New York State Assistant Attorney General and a former New York State Assistant Special Prosecutor. He is also founder of the Burton Awards for Legal Achievement. The first edition of his Legal Thesaurus was named one of the "Most Creative and Innovative Projects of the Year" by the Association of American Publishers. Burton has been awarded the Blackstone Award by the Friends of the Law Library of Congress for "embodying and promoting the best ideals of the institution."

NEW! Now with the addition of a convenient Home page, a sleeker and more intuitive visual layout, as well as innovations in the speed of searches you can delve right in faster and easier than ever!

Also includes advanced search and language tools that have become the staple of quality language apps from MobiSystems, Inc.

SEARCH TOOLS - effortlessly find words thanks to a clear, functional, and easy-to-use interface.
Intelligent search integrates several tools to match or suggest what you are looking for:
  • Search autocomplete helps find words quickly by displaying predictions as you type
  • Keyword lookup allows you to search within compound words and phrases
  • An automatic ‘Fuzzy filter’ to correct word spelling, as well as ‘Wild card’ ('*' or '?') to replace a letter or entire parts of a word
  • Camera search looks up words in the camera viewfinder and displays results
  • Voice search function
  • Share word definitions via installed apps on your device
  • Swipe-to-delete functionality in the Recent and Favorites menus.
LEARNING TOOLS - engaging features that help you further enhance your vocabulary.
  • ‘Favorites’ feature to create custom folders with lists of words from the extensive library
  • ‘Recent’ list to easily review looked-up words
  • ‘Word of the day’ section to expand your vocabulary daily
  • Home screen widget provides random words at a glance
  • Split screen support for Android 7 allowing you to use dictionary together with other apps
Get MORE by purchasing the full version:
  • Feature-complete license for unlimited time
  • Offline mode - look up words without an internet connection
  • Premium Support – Get expedited support for any app-related issues
  • Ad-free

What’s new

Version: 8.0.249
  • Complete visual overhaul
  • Significantly improved search speed
  • New Home view for quick access to the most frequently used functions
  • Now Swipe to delete entries from the Favorites and Recent menus
  • Ability to recover deleted entries in the Favorites and Recent menus with the new Undo button
  • Favorites now has a ‘Sort by’ function
  • Bug fixes