Acronyms, Symbols & Abbreviations


Thousands of abbreviations organized by subject category including technology, government, medicine, and international abbreviations.

Features definitions of a wide variety of acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations and similar contractions that allows users to quickly and easily translate terms into their full names or meanings. New terms from subject areas such as associations, education, the Internet, medicine and others are now included.

Acronym Finder contains more than 4 million acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms. Acronym Finder organizes results by category for easy searching. Categories include information technology, organizations, slang and popular culture, and more.

Acronyma is search engine for acronyms or words contained within acronyms. It is particularly strong for foreign language acronyms.

Definitions of popular American abbreviations, including more recent technological abbreviations. Includes acronyms, blends, clippings, foreign words, initialisms, numericals, and truncations.

Provided by the American Chemical Society, CASSI is a "free tool to quickly identify or confirm journal titles and abbreviations for publications indexed by CAS since 1907, including serial and non-serial scientific and technical publications."

A guide to government acronyms and abbreviations. When possible, the acronyms are linked directly to the agency or program it represents.

The 6th edition of a popular book containing medial abbreviations and symbols across all medical specialties. Its alphabetical arrangement makes searching easy, and expanded coverage of symbols makes more of them easier to find.

Journal Abbreviation Sources, now a section in Acronym Finder, is a registry of Web resources that list or provide access to the full title of journal abbreviations. contains more than 1,600 articles about 2,500 Western signs, arranged into 54 groups according to their graphic characteristics.