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Overview
A potent thesaurus and brainstorming tool for writers of all kinds. Find synonyms, related words, adjectives, rhymes, and more!
The OneLook Thesaurus add-on for Google Docs brings the brainstorming power of OneLook and RhymeZone directly to your editing process. As you're writing a document in Google Docs, just select one of the 6 function buttons to find engaging alternatives, admirable adjectives, rapturous rhymes, and more.   

The add-on will use the word under your cursor to make the search. You can override this by selecting a word or multi-word phrase in your document explicitly with your mouse, or by typing a word or phrase into the side panel's search box. Click on a result to replace the word at your cursor (or your selection) with the result.

"Synonyms" shows you synonyms and similar words, as well as links to find definitions and usage examples. Synonyms will be returned first (and highlighted in yellow), but the results go far beyond what you'd find in a traditional thesaurus, giving you many nuanced alternatives that may make for suitable substitutions.   Your search can be a phrase -- more than just a single word -- giving you access to the popular "reverse dictionary" feature of OneLook.

"Triggers" shows you words that are commonly associated with your search.

"Rhymes" shows you rhymes (perfect and approximate). The results that are shaded in dark green are the "perfect" rhymes -- the greener the better.

"Complete" shows you words that start with the letters you've typed so far, which is useful to jog your memory if you only know the beginning of a word.

"Adjectives" shows you adjectives that are commonly used to describe your search word; this works best when your search word is a noun in need of description.

"Nouns" is the reverse; it shows you nouns that are commonly described by your search word; this works best when your search word is an adjective. Together, "Adjectives" and "Nouns" are useful for generating ideas for creative writing.
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A User of OneLook Thesaurus
June 24, 2020
It works, but it takes too many clicks to make it very good for regular use. It's fine if you don't plan on using it consistently, but I'm doing creative writing and I like to explore the thesaurus pretty often. If there was a shortcut of some sort that would automatically activate it (and a way to set a default result, such as automatically return synonyms of the selected word when the shortcut is clicked), it would be perfect. As it goes it's easier and faster to use my cell phone thesaurus app while I'm writing instead of this add-on.
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A User of OneLook Thesaurus
June 24, 2020
How I use this app
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A User of OneLook Thesaurus
June 10, 2020
where's the shortcut?
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A User of OneLook Thesaurus
June 9, 2020
This application is awesome for those moments when you hit a writer’s block, or when a certain word is at the tip of your tongue and you can’t quite remember what it was. All you have to do is search up a related word and OneLook Thesaurus will do the rest for you! In addition, if you are looking to write poetry, it helps you look for rhyming words. This is an easy-to-use, intuitive, all-in-one add-on.
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A User of OneLook Thesaurus
June 9, 2020
I really enjoyed OneLook to help me find words and enhance my writing. I believe this tool is great for writers who are looking to expand upon their topic!
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A user of OneLook Thesaurus
June 11, 2020
Others are saying it won't work???
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A User of OneLook Thesaurus
May 11, 2020
It suddenly stopped working. Now it says Google drive refused to connect. Can you please check what is going on?
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Ian Saame
April 28, 2020
This thing is pretty great. You don't have to go to a thesaurus and it has more words, and you can find triggers, adjectives, nouns and rhymes. It's great!
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A User of OneLook Thesaurus
April 19, 2020
This isn't showing up on my Add-ons despite saying that it is installed. I really love this website for my studies, it is a life saver with my brain fog but this extension just isn't working.
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Kirsten Macdonald
April 5, 2020
Its not working, shows in Add-Ons however the USE IT button faded out and its just not working.
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A User of OneLook Thesaurus
March 20, 2020
No results pop up when a word is entered
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A user of OneLook Thesaurus
March 25, 2020
And then I couldn't uninstall when it didn't work. Sheesh!
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A user of OneLook Thesaurus
March 23, 2020
when I tried to install it it wasn't in the add ons
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A user of OneLook Thesaurus
March 22, 2020
same here!
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