Vim Online Thesaurus
This is a plugin for Vim allowing you to look up words in an online thesaurus, which is at the moment configured to be http://thesaurus.com/
The plugin displays the definition of the word under the cursor and a list of synonyms.
The credit for the original idea and code goes to Nick Coleman: http://www.nickcoleman.org/
If you are using Vundle, just add the following line to your .vimrc:
:PluginInstall to install the plugin.
Note: Earlier versions required the "Bundle" keyword instead of plugin (i.e. :BundleInstall and Bundle 'beloglazov/vim-online-thesaurus'). However, this is deprecated and should not be used any longer.
The plugin provides the
:OnlineThesaurusCurrentWord command to look up the
current word under the cursor in an online thesaurus. Alternatively, you can
look up any word with
Internally, both commands make a request to http://thesaurus.com/, parse the results, and display them in a vertical split in the bottom.
By default the
:OnlineThesaurusCurrentWord command is mapped to
<LocalLeader>K. If you haven't remapped
<LocalLeader>, it defaults to
To close the split, just press
If you want to disable the default key binding, add the following line to your .vimrc:
let g:online_thesaurus_map_keys = 0
Then you can map the
:OnlineThesaurusCurrentWord command to anything you want
nnoremap <your key binding> :OnlineThesaurusCurrentWord<CR>
Big thanks to the following people who contributed to the development of this plugin!
Copyright (c) Anton Beloglazov, Google Inc. Distributed under the Apache 2.0 License.