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To begin your search, go to the alphabetical index below and click on the first letter of the word you are searching for.


Lexique analogique

Searches can be done by term or by using the French index or the English index.

Search Using the Index

  • Click on an index button (French Index or English Index) corresponding to the language of the word you are looking for.
  • In the alphabet at the top of the screen, click on the first letter of the word you are looking for.
  • Using the scroll bar, scroll down through the words displayed on the left hand side until you reach the word in uppercase letters that you are looking for.
  • Click on one of the choices (in lowercase letters) listed below the word in uppercase letters to display the corresponding synonyms.

Term Search

  • Enter a word or several words (in French or English) separated by spaces in the Search field.
  • Click on the arrow icon Launch the search to the right of the field to start the search. The queried word(s) will appear in red in the text.
  • To go to the following or preceding occurrence of the word(s), click on the double arrows in the upper right-hand corner of the text. The arrows will turn grey when there are no more occurrences.
  • To do the exact search of a term made up of several words, enter the words in quotation marks in the Search field. Without quotation marks, the search function will highlight individual words in random order.