Dictionary.com is a good dictionary application which includes over 2 million definitions and synonyms. This is the mobile app version of the dictionary.reference.com web site.
- Version: 4.1
- Requires: Android 2.2 and up
- Category: Books & Reference
- Size: 3.2 M
- Price: Free or Premium (2.99 $)
Dictionary.com offers many useful features as an online dictionary. First of all, it fulfils the basic expectation from any dictionary that has over 2 million words and thesaurus. So, when you need to search one word, you will most probably find that.
Another useful feature of Dictionary.com is its daily content. When you open the app, you see the word of the day. It can be useful that evety day you open the app you will see new words and improve your vocabulary skill.
It also has slideshows whichhas special subjects like “take a tour of imaginary lands in literature or “uncover the mysteries of the marks we use every day”. These slideshows may cover very interesting topics and attract your attention.
In the “hot word” section, you can find detailed analysis of some words. For example you can find” lexical investigations” about Karma or articles like “what if a password didn’t contain words”.
Other features of Dictionary.com can be summarized as below:
- Popular & Nearby: You can find out what people are searching .
- Favorites: To add any word as a favorite, you shouldselect the star icon from the word definition screen.
- Recent Searches: Keeps your recent searches and let you find them again quickly.
Dictionary.com has also widget which has word of the day on it and quick search bar. So you can see the word of the day without need to open the app every day and quickly search both by text or voice very quickly.
Lastly, it has a premium version. This version is ad-free and includes additional example sentences.