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Description

Download the essential and most comprehensive dictionary app for dependable definitions at your fingertips.

Dictionary.com is the leading free English dictionary app for iPhone – with over 2,000,000 trusted definitions and synonyms, the Dictionary.com app is designed and optimized for your mobile device.

Works offline! Install the offline dictionary for access to definitions whenever you need them.

In addition to the trusted reference content from Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com, this app includes:
- Word of the Day – learn a new word each day and expand your vocabulary
- Audio pronunciations – never mispronounce another word
- Voice search – find the definitions you’re looking for anywhere, anytime
- Content Collections Carousel includes Word Trends, Grammar Tips, , Slideshows, and Word of the Day
- Quiz widget - test your vocabulary skills (are you prepping for the SAT?) with our Word of the Day quizzes
- Word origin and history - discover etymology on even the strangest words
- Favorite words and search history - customize your recently searched word list and never forget the newest words you’ve learned
- English Spelling help - not sure how a word is spelled? This app will find it for you
- Local look-ups - take a look at the words searched by location
- Learner’s Dictionary - includes extra information about word usage for English learners
- Optimized for Apple Watch!

Get even more from your app with our Upgrades:
- Example Sentences
- Encyclopedia
- Idioms and Phrases
- Medical, Science, Rhyming Dictionaries
- Offline Dictionary + Remove ads

Or you can get all of this additional content and remove ads for one low price with our Pro App.

 Free in iOS App Store

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Apr 07, 2009 (almost 10 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 2 months, on average.

Mar 14
2019
(Current)
Version 7.5.15

Word of the Day. Noun. A feature we just made a whole lot better!

While we were at it, we fixed that pesky problem with your frozen favorites list!

Did you buy example sentences? Good news. We've fixed those too!

Feb 15
2019
Version 7.5.14

- Minor improvements to the word of the day pages.

Jan 03
2019
Version 7.5.13

- Minor improvements to data display on dictionary and thesaurus pages.

Dec 12
2018
Version 7.5.12

- Minor improvements to data display on dictionary and thesaurus pages.

Oct 30
2018
Version 7.5.11

- Minor improvements to data display on dictionary and thesaurus pages.

Sep 06
2018
Version 7.5.10

- Word of the Day push notifications improvements

Aug 27
2018
Version 7.5.9

- Fixed issue where push notifications still sent when setting was off.

Aug 17
2018
Version 7.5.8

- Fixed problem where clicking on any word makes it a favorite.
- Made improvements to the Help Center to make contacting Customer Service easier.
- Improvements made to the app’s video player.
- Trends feature has been removed.

Jul 02
2018
Version 7.5.7

- Fixed an issue with the video player

Jun 20
2018
Version 7.5.6

- Minor Improvements

Jun 05
2018
Version 7.5.5

- Fixed issue preventing videos from playing.

May 18
2018
Version 7.5.4

- Word of the Day Improvements
- Fixed issue where searching for words with apostrophes resulted in no results

May 08
2018
Version 7.5.3

- Minor improvements

Apr 19
2018
Version 7.5.2

• Legal copyright updated to 2018.
• Other minor improvements.

Jan 17
2018
Version 7.5.1

- Minor Improvements

Dec 20
2017
Version 7.5

- UI optimized for iPhone X
- Minor Improvements

Oct 13
2017
Version 7.4.5

Bug fixes

Aug 25
2017
Version 7.4.4

Bug fixes

Aug 04
2017
Version 7.4.3

Bug fixes

Jul 25
2017
Version 7.4.2

Bug fixes
TOS and Privacy Policy update

Jul 03
2017
Version 7.4.1

bug fixes

Jun 15
2017
Version 7.4

bug fixes

May 04
2017
Version 7.1.3

- Bug fixes
- Content display update
- Removal of unsupported services

Nov 17
2016
Version 7.1.2

Bug fixes

Sep 27
2016
Version 7.1.1

Bug fixes

Sep 06
2016
Version 7.1

Updated for Back to School season!
- New look and feel makes it easier to search and explore
- Bug fixes and additional improvements

Apr 20
2016
Version 7.0.2

- Fixed crash that affected users on older versions of iOS
- Solved Word of the Day updating issue

Apr 12
2016
Version 7.0.1

Flex your screen! Now 3D Touch enhanced, launch directly into the search bar. Explore words using “Surprise me” or quickly find the Word of the Day. Also includes bug fixes to prevent crashes.

Dec 16
2015
Version 7.0.0

Just in time for the holiday season, we have added new features to make your Dictionary.com experience that much better. Thanks to your valuable feedback, our latest release has updated the following features:

* Definitions and Thesaurus - YES! We are bringing thesaurus back. Search within the dictionary and thesaurus from anywhere in the app by selecting them from the search box.
* Recent Searches – Tap the search box to see your most recent searches.
* Favorite Words – Access your favorites at any time by tapping the star icon on the top right of the home screen.
* Settings and Features – Access all of your app’s options conveniently through the top left menu.
* Ease of Use – Experience a more seamless navigation to the home screen using the X on the top right of any page.

We hope you enjoy this update. Happy holidays to all of you from us at Dictionary.com!

Nov 10
2015
Version 6.0.2

- Added compatibility for iOS 9 and watchOS 2
- New support for video content
- Bug fixes

Oct 07
2015
Version 6.0.1

Thanks for all the feedback, and don’t fret, we haven’t removed Thesaurus.
TIP: Thesaurus is now called Synonyms – find it at the bottom of your search results.

Also, in this update:
• Fixed: critical bugs
• Added support for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus screens

Sep 10
2015
Version 6.0

Check out the fresh new look: Our updated design makes it easier to search for that perfect word or explore deeper into definitions, pronunciation and context.
- Browse new Content Collections: Easily swipe through updated collections by categories such as Blogs, Slideshows and Word of the Day.
- Personalize: Conveniently manage your recent searches and customize the order of expanded details and additional dictionaries.

Jul 20
2015
Version 5.3.1

- More than a thousand new definitions including "esports", "slacktivism" and "dark web."
- Bug fixes

Jun 30
2015
Version 5.3

- More than a thousand new definitions including "esports", "slacktivism" and "dark web."
- Performance improvements

May 26
2015
Version 5.2.2

- Apple Watch improvements
- Miscellaneous bug fixes

Apr 21
2015
Version 5.2.1

- NEW Apple Watch features: Word of the Day, voice search and more
- Bug fixes

Apr 20
2015
Version 5.2

- NEW Apple Watch features: Word of the Day, voice search and more
- Updated slideshows and blogs
- Bug fixes

Feb 05
2015
Version 5.1.1

Fixed bug with Inbox messages
Miscellaneous bug fixes

Dec 15
2014
Version 5.1

- Added previous words in the Word of the Day widget - iOS 8
- Word of the Day image on home screen
- Bug fixes

Oct 16
2014
Version 5.0

1.Fun new Word of the Day Quiz widget - iOS 8
2.Favorites cloud issue fixed! Access all your old favorites and continue syncing
3.Enhanced for iOS 8
4.New Word of the Day images

NOTE: When you first launch the app favorites will sync with iCloud but may take a few minutes.

Aug 07
2014
Version 4.6

1. Major speed improvements
2. Cleaner reading layout
3. Bug fixes

NOTE: When you first launch the app favorites will sync with iCloud but may take a few minutes.

Apr 18
2014
Version 4.5

-FREE advanced Learner’s Dictionary provides additional content for English learners, or anyone looking for more context.
-In order to save room on your device, the Offline Dictionary is now optional. Download the Offline Dictionary from the Settings screen.
-Siri is now able to read the definitions out loud.
-Various improvements and bug fixes.

Dec 18
2013
Version 4.4.1

Fixed an issue with iCloud sync that was being experienced by some users. This issue was causing the app to hang on launch.
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New in v4.4:
• Exciting new content: Idioms & Phrases, Grammar & Tips, Slang Dictionary, and a complete Encyclopedia (available as premium upgrades)
• New in-app message center: receive word trivia and other bonus Dictionary.com content
• Backup your Favorites to iCloud so you can save them as you update (iOS7+)
• Fixed an issue that was causing app to crash when using the Translator

Dec 12
2013
Version 4.4

• Exciting new content: Idioms & Phrases, Grammar & Tips, Slang Dictionary, and a complete Encyclopedia (available as premium upgrades)
• New in-app message center: receive word trivia and other bonus Dictionary.com content
• Backup your Favorites to iCloud so you can save them as you update
• Fixed an issue that was causing app to crash when using the Translator

Oct 01
2013
Version 4.3

• New sleek and updated design, ready for iOS7
• Share your content through iMessage or SMS
• Bug fixes: now able to clear search box of previously searched words, improved lower nav visibility

Jul 15
2013
Version 4.2

• New home screen features quick access to daily content including Word of the Day and The Hot Word
• Hundreds of new words added: photobomb, attachment parenting, digital native, and more
• New Rhyming Dictionary with more than 500,000 rhyming words -- available as a premium upgrade
• Enhanced language translator with over 30 languages

Apr 10
2013
Version 4.1

We have fixed an unforeseen issue experienced by some users. Please update to ensure optimal performance.

Thank you for your patience! We'd love to hear from you with any additional feedback.

Mar 21
2013
Version 4.0

What's New in Version 4.0

- Faster app launch and 60% faster word searches, saving you time

- Updated content, including 2,000 new Dictionary.com definitions including mankini, quantitative easing, prepone

- New Medical Dictionary with over 35,000 medical words & definitions

- New Science Dictionary with over 23,000 science definitions & illustrations

- New Translator feature from English to 30 languages.

- Customizable font sizes as requested by our users for better readability

Oct 11
2012
Version 3.7

- Optimized for iPhone 5 screens
- iOS 6 bug fixes for in-app purchases
- Misc. bug fixes

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