The Lexicon tool allows you to browse thousands of words and phrases selected by Financial Times editors and suggest new terms for the glossary.
Below are some of the most frequently asked questions about the tool.
- How do I find a definition in the glossary?
- You can search for a term using the main search bar on lexicon.ft.com or via the Lexicon directory, by navigating to the letter under which you wish to browse for a term.
- What is the Professor of the week section?
- Each week, a different business school professor provides the FT with five terms and definitions which appear on the Lexicon homepage. You can also view a biography of the professor by selecting their name.
- Is there any interaction available within the Lexicon tool?
- You can share terms via different social media channels and comment on specific terms using the FT comment box on term pages.
- What do I do if there is a term missing that I would like to see a definition for?
- Use the “suggest a new term” link on the Lexicon homepage and suggest a new term for the Lexicon team to add to the glossary.
- What is the watch list feature?
- This feature allows you to keep a list of favourite terms and tells you when they have been updated.
- Are there any additional Lexicon features that I can use?
- There are various functions that can be accessed from the Lexicon homepage; RSS term of the day feed, term of the day alert, and our Lexicon search widget – http://lexicon.ft.com/SearchWidget