Using Arabic Synonyms

Designed for those who have already developed a basic competence in Arabic, this comprehensive synonyms guide aims to broaden and improve the learner’s vocabulary by helping them find the right word for the right context. Presenting words of related meaning together, it provides a range of options which will help avoid repetition and improve style, enabling students to develop a deeper awareness of the subtle differences in meaning and usage of different words. Each entry is illustrated with authentic examples of the synonyms in use, showing their unique meanings and grammatical properties, and enabling students to quickly recognize them in real-life contexts. The book is complete with two clear indexes, in English and Arabic, enabling the reader to instantly and easily locate any word. An essential reference for college and undergraduate students, their teachers, and other language professionals seeking a clear, user-friendly guide to Arabic vocabulary and its usage.

• Improves learners’ vocabulary by providing a range of alternative words and expressions • Pinpoints subtle differences in meaning, and illustrates each synonym with authentic, ‘real life’ examples in context • Two clear indexes, in Arabic and English, enabling the student to easily and instantly locate any word


1. Introduction; 2. Arabic synonyms; 3. Index of English words; 4. Index of Arabic words.