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6 Free Visual Thesaurus Tools

Updated on August 9, 2012


When Google disbanded its Google Wonder Wheel many were very disappointed. Here was a great tool where you could enter a keyword and it would open an illustration where you could see related keywords in a tree-like structure or as Google titled it “a “wonder wheel.” However, there is no need to despair too much. There are other free tools on the internet that are very similar to Google’s Wonder Wheel to help you in your keyword research which is the basis of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and article traffic. As far as possible I kept the keyword constant so that you could better compare the output of the various tools.


1. www.snappywords.com


Snappywords is an online tool where you type in a keyword and related keywords will come up. Everything is color-coded so there is a key on the left of the page that will tell you which color represents an attribute, a participle etc. If you hover your mouse over a keyword and more details on that keyword will be given.

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2. www.lexipedia.com


Type in your keyword in this online program and you will get a list of synonyms, antonyms and what is called fuzzynyms. All are color-coded. Nouns are red, verbs are orange, adverbs are green and adjectives are blue. Hover your mouse on qany of these words and a box will appear with a definition and an example of the usage of the word.

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3. www.kwmap.net


Of all the free tools listed here this one is the least colorful. In fact it has not color but grey. Yet it may be the most useful one as you can input two-word phrases as opposed to just one keyword. I typed in the keyword term “Bible verses” and it not only gave me related phrases but also an alphabetical keyword list based on that term that I could easily copy and paste into Google ‘s free Keyword Tool.

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4. www.visuwords.com


With Visuwords the procedure is the same as for all the other tools presented here. It also has a color-coded key similar to that of Snappywords.

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5. www.visualthesaurus.com


This one does what most of the others do. The only thing is that this one is a 14 day risk free trial program.

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6. www.mnemo.org


This tool is similar to the others. It gives synonyms to the given keyword and then gives words that are nearly synonyms. The latter are called “neighbors.” It also gives a few translations of the keyword.

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Conclusion


With many of these programs, clicking on one of the words generated from the main keyword gives you another tree with synonyms. If you are just looking for loads of related keywords then Ubersuggest.org is the best free keyword suggestion tool. It is not in the strictest sense a thesaurus but it is in the strictest sense THE best free keyword suggestion tool.

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  • shelpeare profile imageAUTHOR

    shelpeare 

    6 years ago

    Thanks teaches123. The thesaurus at thesaurus.com is even better but it is not visual.

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    Dianna Mendez 

    6 years ago

    I really appreciate your post on these free sites on thesaurus tools. I have a book but it doesn't really cover much. I will be using some of your suggestions from now on.

  • shelpeare profile imageAUTHOR

    shelpeare 

    6 years ago

    Thanks Martin. You're welcome susiebrown48.

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    susiebrown48 

    6 years ago from Clearwater, FL

    Thank you for the great resources.

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    Martin Kloess 

    6 years ago from San Francisco

    exceptional job. I use some of these.

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