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Collins English Dictionary

The new 2014 Collins English Dictionary app is fast, easy-to-use, has all the latest words and is the most comprehensive and trustworthy English dictionary available on iOS

The new 2014 Collins English Dictionary app is fast, easy-to-use, has all the latest words and is the most comprehensive and trustworthy English dictionary available on iOS

Collins English Dictionary

by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Collins English Dictionary
Collins English Dictionary
Collins English Dictionary

What is it about?

The new 2014 Collins English Dictionary app is fast, easy-to-use, has all the latest words and is the most comprehensive and trustworthy English dictionary available on iOS. It contains more than 722,000 words, meanings and phrases reflecting the rapid evolution and growth of modern English. No internet connection is required. Pronunciation audio available.

Collins English Dictionary

App Details

Version
1.4
Rating
NA
Size
80Mb
Genre
Reference Education
Last updated
November 13, 2017
Release date
October 16, 2014
More info

Collins English Dictionary is $1.99 but there are more add-ons

  • Free

    Headword Audio Pack

App Screenshots

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App Store Description

The new 2014 Collins English Dictionary app is fast, easy-to-use, has all the latest words and is the most comprehensive and trustworthy English dictionary available on iOS. It contains more than 722,000 words, meanings and phrases reflecting the rapid evolution and growth of modern English. No internet connection is required. Pronunciation audio available.

For more than a century, Collins’ editors have worked to create dictionaries that meet the needs of the world they define. They’re still doing so today, tracking language change around the world and vetting suggestions from the public on collinsdictionary.com, ensuring Collins English Dictionary truly is the home of living language. With all of the latest words to enter the English language as well as over 8,500 place names and 5,500 biographies you have thousands of fascinating facts and figures at your fingertips. Usage notes give advice on using the right word in the right place, and thousands of etymologies trace the roots of modern English.

*More than 722,000 words, meanings and phrases
*Reintroduces literary and rare words useful for crossword solvers and setters as well as Scrabble players
*Includes the latest new words and extensive coverage of scientific and technical vocabulary
*Over 8,500 place names and 5,500 biographies
*Pronunciation audio available offline
*Full appendixes of the Collins English Dictionary (The Joy of Dictionaries by best-selling author Mark Forsyth, Guide to Using the Dictionary, Pronunciation Guide and Abbreviations)
*No internet connection required

Search features include:

-Alphabetical listing
-Spelling suggestions
-Anagrams
-Fast pattern-match search (*, ?, vowel, consonant and group of letters) for crossword solving
-Customize search options (starts/ends with, appears in idioms/examples)
-Search within entries, definitions and examples
-‘Jump’ feature – touch any word anywhere in the dictionary to go to the definition
-Custom action feature allows users to look up a word in the dictionary from within other applications
-Bookmark and history functions