Association for the Promotion of Languages via Lexicography and Open Data

Projects hosted by the CRISCO


The Center of Inter-Languages Research on the Signification in COntext (CRISCO) is a laboratory that works with the Institute of French Linguistics (ILF, CNRS FR 2393) and was created in 2000 in the University of Caen. The linguistic ressources and the tools developped by the CRISCO are available online and to everyone on this link :




Many ambitious projects were developped by this laboratory, including a synonym dictionary which is today a reference for many well-informed users. The formulas principles of the dictionary remain valid, but the online version ( hasn’t been updated since 2008, perhaps because it never was interactive.