Command line thesaurus.
search for words.txt in common locations
initial commit



You can also use your local clone with git send-email.


Command line thesaurus shipping with synonym data from both the free Moby Thesaurus and the Open Office thesaurus.


thesaurus -w words.txt word

#build & install

sudo make install


The source code for the tiny command line tool is released under the GNU GPL version 3 only, see LICENSE.

The Moby lexicon project is complete and has been placed into the public domain. Use, sell, rework, excerpt and use in any way on any platform. Placing this material on internal or public servers is also encouraged. The compiler is not aware of any export restrictions so freely distribute world-wide.

See also the Open Office license included in the thesaurus package.