You have to appreciate a developer who takes the time to make their app universal to iPhone and iPad, and that’s exactly what Ultralingua has done with this dictionary app. Enjoy all the usual aspects of a great dictionary plus a number tool that automatically converts numbers to text, a search-as-you-type tool, a search history that holds that last 50 searches automatically, and a verb tool that conjugates thousands of regular and irregular verbs into standard tenses.
What is it about?
Redesigned and updated for iOS 8
App Store Description
Redesigned and updated for iOS 8
Top-selling dictionary app since 2008 • Every translation you need PLUS verb conjugations in all tenses • No internet connection required!
"For serious language students and translators who are looking for more precision." - The New York Times
Featured by Apple as "What's Hot" and "Staff Favorite"
"I love this app. - Great features. Easy to use. Great for crosswords. Auto complete fantastic. Super Reliable. Does what it advertises!" - User Review
"Superb - Nice application. I'm impressed with its flexibility and speed. A genuine tool and far superior to web based surrogates prior to app store. Exceeded expectations." - User Review
Ultralingua makes apps for people who love languages. Our English monolingual dictionary has all the definitions you need, along with extra features that help you get the most out of the dictionary.
The verb conjugation tool has complete conjugations for thousands of verbs in all standard forms, and the number translator converts numerals into English text instantly!
• Over 85,000 entries with 300,000 definitions
• Over 65,000 synonyms
• Tap-and-hold any word or phrase and choose "Speak" from the popup menu to hear that word spoken using Apple's built-in text-to-speech feature.
• Thousands of biographic and geographic entries, as well as etymologies (root word histories)
• Slang, technical language, and regional differences in spelling and usage
• Hundreds of usage notes about troublesome constructions
• Smart search results in case you misspell or mistype
• Search-as-you-go displays words and narrows your selection as you type
• Conjugations for thousands of English verbs
• Includes all standard tenses and forms
• Smart search finds infinitives and catches misspellings
• Must-have reference tool for any student or language professional
• On iPhone/iPod touch, conjugate a verb from the dictionary results by tapping it
• Translate numerals into English text with the number tool
• Tap the history button to view the 50 most recent dictionary definitions, verb conjugations, and more in one place. Sort the list alphabetically or by date, and choose to clear the list completely or delete one entry at a time.
• No internet connection required
• Change your device settings to view the app display in English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, or German
Are you learning English? A monolingual English dictionary is a must-have tool for any English language learner. This app includes conjugations of thousands of English verbs in all standard forms. The all-English data also helps immerse students in the language, which is shown to increase proficiency and retention.
This universal app will run on iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, so you can purchase it once and load it onto all your devices. The iPad and iPhone/iPod touch versions look and behave differently to give you a great experience on every device you own. The interface will change, but you’ll always have the same outstanding language data and tools inside.
This is a monolingual English dictionary. Many bilingual dictionaries are also available from Ultralingua, including combinations of English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, German, and more. See what else we have to offer by searching for Ultralingua in the App Store.
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