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Lexicon vs Concordance – What’s the difference?

Lexicon vs Concordance - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between lexicon and concordance is that lexicon is the vocabulary of a language while concordance is agreement; accordance; consonance.




(wikipedia lexicon )

  • The vocabulary of a language.
  • (linguistics) A dictionary that includes or focuses on lexemes.
  • A dictionary of Classical Greek, Hebrew, Latin, or Aramaic.
  • (programming) The lexicology of a programming language. (Usually called lexical structure.)
  • (rare) Any dictionary.
  • The vocabulary used by or known to an individual. (Also called lexical knowledge)
  • A vocabulary specific to a certain subject.
  • a baseball lexicon


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    (en noun )

  • agreement; accordance; consonance
  • * (rfdate )
  • Contrasts, and yet concordances .
  • (grammar, obsolete) concord; agreement.
  • An alphabetical verbal index showing the places in the text of a book where each principal word may be found, with its immediate context in each place.
  • * c. 1857 , (Thomas Macaulay), “Paul Bunyan”, contribution to the Encyclopaedia Britannica ,
  • His knowledge of the Bible was such, that he might have been called a living concordance.
  • (computational linguistics) a list of occurrences of a word or phrase from a corpus, with the immediate context.