The American Heritage® First Dictionary
by Editors of The American Heritage® Dictionaries
1999 Parents' Choice Silver Award
Inflected forms used in context
Entry words are in color and easy to find
Numbered definitions for different meanings of a word
Guide words help in locating entries
Irregular inflected forms listed at the end of the entry
picnic A picnic is a meal that people eat outside. Ants like picnics as much as people do.
rain 1. Rain is water that falls in drops from clouds. Plants need rain to grow. 2. To rain means to fall as drops of water. When it rains, everything gets wet.
yo-yo A yo-yo is a kind of toy. It is made of a piece of string tied between two round pieces. The yo-yo goes up and down on the string. Some people can do tricks with yo-yos.