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Google's word definitions get more helpful with synonyms and examples

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Google has built out its dictionary this week with the addition of synonyms and sample sentences for many words: "define" activates the function from a search box, which will spit out a nicely-formulated table that details just about everything a high-school student might need to know as they're churning on a paper. The new features also tie into Google's voice search capabilities, meaning you can ask, "What are synonyms for The Verge?" and be told about edges, borders, and margins in the company's uncannily smooth test-to-speech voice. "Defenestration" turned up a disappointingly thin thesaurus entry — but for vernacular you might actually use in the course of your daily life, it's more likely to be of some help.