Nisus Thesaurus
Nisus Thesaurus
1.2

4.8

Nisus Thesaurus free download for Mac

Nisus Thesaurus

1.2
23 August 2019

Integrated thesaurus for a variety of applications.

Overview

Nisus Thesaurus is an integrated language reference for writers and editors.

Mac OS X comes with built-in spell checking for many applications, but why stop there? Now you can have an integrated thesaurus as well. With Nisus Thesaurus you get a fast electronic thesaurus that automatically integrates with any service aware application including Nisus Writer Express, Mail, TextEdit, Safari, and more.

Using Thesaurus is easy. Just select the word in your favorite application and choose "Nisus Thesaurus" from the "Services" sub-menu. When you select a word in Nisus Thesaurus, the synonyms for that word will be shown right next to it in the Word Browser. Go from "sky" to "cumulonimbus" in just a few clicks.

Nisus Thesaurus knows the English language. Using the WordNet lexical reference database, Thesaurus knows over 120,000 words and how they relate to each other. When you lookup a word in Nisus Thesaurus, it will show you related words in six categories. With its built-in dictionary, Thesaurus knows that sometimes the same word means different things. So it will never confuse the related words for "an orange" and "the color orange."

Get it now and let us know what you think. Tell us what you like, what you don't like, and what is missing. We want to make this an indispensable writing tool for you so send us feedback on what you would like to see!

What's new in Nisus Thesaurus

Version 1.2:
  • Added: Dark Mode

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Mookzmom
15 October 2011

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What a neat app! I'm not really a writer, but I AM an old lady who sometimes can't think of the exact word I'm looking for! Really appreciate this developer for coming up with this!
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Version 1.1
DragonMaster
08 September 2019
Nothing like it. Use it every day several times a day. Would not be without it!
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Version 1.2
Annie-Walker
27 June 2018
I have loved this program since it's inception! Always appreciate what it brings to my table. Thanks to the developer for never giving up on this wonderful application!! I applaud you‼️
Like (3)
Version 1.1.4
Mookzmom
15 October 2011
What a neat app! I'm not really a writer, but I AM an old lady who sometimes can't think of the exact word I'm looking for! Really appreciate this developer for coming up with this!
Like (5)
Version 1.1
markrfriedman
14 October 2011
Always one of my favorite helper programs, it's great to see it back. The price hasn't changed :) I only wish it was a service under Lion. Still, for the cost, you can't go wrong.
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Version 1.1
Gazman
14 October 2009
OMG, what's with the 10.1 screenshot?
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Version 1.0.7
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-M-S-
14 October 2009
To go forwards, you must go backwards? http://www.nisus.com/Thesaurus/gallery.php
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Version 1.0.7
Anonymous
22 September 2004
WordNetX and Nisus contain the same data from WordNet online -- if I'm reading the info from Nisus correctly I happen to find Nisus closer to my needs. So neither contains the word 'logomachy' - -
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Version 1.0.4
Anonymous
20 September 2004
Polished and very useful. I have used it for many months and it feels like a fundamental part of my Mac.
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Version 1.0.4
iZoe
19 September 2004
I just downloaded and used this software. I can't belive how good this program is! I can't belive it's FREE!!! Thank You! Thank You! Thank You to Nisus Software for this wonderful gift!!!!!
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Version 1.0.4
Anonymous
17 September 2004
Very nice, Nisus. Thank you.
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Version 1.0.4
Anonymous
17 September 2004
How is this different from the very good WordnetX?
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Version 1.0.4
1 answer(s)
Anonymous
Anonymous
17 September 2004
The Readme and the About box both say Nisus Thesaurus makes use of WordNet.
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Version 1.0.4