Word of the Day
Apps by Dictionary
A lot vs. Alot: 9 Grammatical Pitfalls
the basic monetary unit of the U.S., since January 31, 1934, containing 15.2 grains of gold, 0.900 fine: previously contained 25.8 grains of gold, 0.900 fine.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Discover our greatest slideshows
9 Words to Help You Navigate the...
7 Chinese Loanwords to Expand Your...
Poodle, Basset & Beagle: 10 Dog...
A Look at 8 Expressions with Heart
Browse more topics on our blog
What Is the Difference Between Discreet and Discrete?
Learn the correct uses of these two commonly confused homophones.
What Character Was Removed from the Alphabet?
What mistaken pronunciation gave this character its name?
This small mark has two primary uses: to signify possession or omitted letters.
How Do I Get a Word into the Dictionary?
People invent new words all the time, but which ones actually make it?
Word of the Day
Difficulty index for
Few English speakers likely know this word
Word Value for
Words With Friends
Not one of our national officers ever has had a dollar of salary. I retire on full pay!
Susan B. Anthony
Any gentleman with the slightest chic will give a girl a fifty dollar bill for the powder room.
... the meanest life, the poorest existence, is attributed to God's will, but as human beings become...
Nearby words for standard-dollar
standard ml of new jersey
standard normal distribution
standard of living
standard operating environment
standard operating procedure
standard scratch score
standard temperature and pressure
standard widget toolkit
standing broad jump
standing on one's head
standing operating procedure