need a dictionary/thesaurus for a max patch
Anyone know where I might be able to download a dictionary/thesaurus in text or xml that is free as in, well free. I need something that I can use in max for my "algo writer thingy", something I just wanna make for assistance with writing abstract poetry and suchery.
I don’t know of such a thing that can be done locally, but
dictionary.com and thesaurus.com are fairly straightforward to hack.
You could even use them to build your own dictionary/thesaurus. I did
it using an mxj object where I donloaded the web pages and parsed them
out into word and synonyms.
On around Jan 31, 2006, at 16:33, bine~ said something like:
> Anyone know where I might be able to download a dictionary/thesaurus
> in text or xml that is free as in, well free. I need something that I
> can use in max for my "algo writer thingy", something I just wanna
> make for assistance with writing abstract poetry and suchery.
If you Google on a half-dozen unrelated words you’ll find quite a few
Hmmm. Not such a good example (for this task, as good as it is for the
allgemeinbildung). Try "aardvark aback abacus abandon abasement abash
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okay, the word lists are cool, so is castines idea. Now, anyone know where I can get a thesaurus?
bumpity, looking for a thesaurus in txt or xml format for a max ap, haven’t had much luck finding it in the usual places.