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Oxford English Dictionary 2017
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Oxford English Dictionary 2017

Oxford English Dictionary 2017

MobiSystems, Inc.

This dictionary app offers search options, learning tools, and a huge list of common and rare words.

Oxford Dictionary of English Free for iPhone and iPad includes over 350,000 words and phrases, various search options, helpful learning tools, a camera viewfinder, and a word of the day feature.

LookUp: An elegant dictionary
LookUp: An elegant dictionary

LookUp

Rajesh Bhargava

Praise for LookUp:

LookUp is a beautiful and fun to use dictionary and the perfect use of an iMessage app.

Shorter Oxford English
Shorter Oxford English

Shorter Oxford English

MobiSystems, Inc.

The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary contains an incredible one-third of the coverage of the 20-volume Oxford English Dictionary and includes all words in current English from 1700 to the present day, plus the vocabulary of Shakespeare, the Bible and other major works in English from before 1700

The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary contains an incredible one-third of the coverage of the 20-volume Oxford English Dictionary and includes all words in current English from 1700 to the present day, plus the vocabulary of Shakespeare, the Bible and other major works in English from before 1700.

With new coverage of global English, as well as slang, dialect, technical, historical, and...

Webster’s College Dictionary
Webster’s College Dictionary

Webster’s College Dictionary

MobiSystems, Inc.

Webster's New World ® College Dictionary is the most useful and authoritative dictionary you can own

Webster's New World ® College Dictionary is the most useful and authoritative dictionary you can own. More than 4,700 entries and senses have been added, including terms from the areas of arts and sports, science and medicine, food, computers and the Internet, business, law and politics. Thousands of revisions have been made to existing senses to reflect current usage. About...

Concise Oxford Dictionary
Concise Oxford Dictionary

Concise Oxford Dictionary

MobiSystems, Inc.

The Concise Oxford English Dictionary is the most popular dictionary of its kind around the world and is noted for its clear, succinct definitions as well as its comprehensive and authoritative coverage of the vocabulary of the English-speaking world

The Concise Oxford English Dictionary is the most popular dictionary of its kind around the world and is noted for its clear, succinct definitions as well as its comprehensive and authoritative coverage of the vocabulary of the English-speaking world. It includes over 50,000 audio pronunciations of both common and rare words, available in both British & American voice versions, including...

Oxford American Dictionary
Oxford American Dictionary

Oxford American Dictionary

MobiSystems, Inc.

With more than 350,000 words and phrases, hundreds of explanatory notes, and more than a thousand illustrations, this dictionary provides the most comprehensive and accurate coverage of American English available

With more than 350,000 words and phrases, hundreds of explanatory notes, and more than a thousand illustrations, this dictionary provides the most comprehensive and accurate coverage of American English available.

 • NEW! With the addition of a convenient Home page, a sleeker and more intuitive visual layout, as well as innovations in the speed of searches you can delve right into...

Oxford English Dictionary
Oxford English Dictionary

Oxford English Dictionary

MobiSystems, Inc.

WHAT MAKES OXFORD DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH FREE BETTER THAN ALL OTHER DICTIONARIES

WHAT MAKES OXFORD DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH FREE BETTER THAN ALL OTHER DICTIONARIES?
The Oxford Dictionary of English offers you:
* the most comprehensive coverage of English from around the world;
* the very latest vocabulary, with over 350,000 words, phrases and meanings;
* thousands of words and sentences derived from the latest research from the Oxford English Corpus;
* about 75,000 audio pronunciations of both...

American Heritage® Dictionary
American Heritage® Dictionary

American Heritage® Dictionary

Enfour, Inc.

The entire 2,074 page, 7

Ditch that seven-and-a-half pound monstrosity in favor of this version, which weighs as much as your iDevice does. American Heritage Dictionary includes all 2,074 pages and almost 300,000 terms in this big boy, all in your pocket. American Heritage also includes over 64,000 sound files for extra clarity. This dictionary also features external linking, internal hyperlinking, zoomable graphics, automatic search history, and real-time progressive lookup. Welcome to your new digital dictionary.

Collins Complete & Unabridged
Collins Complete & Unabridged

Collins Complete & Unabridged

MobiSystems, Inc.

The dictionary includes the latest vocabulary - definitions, examples, idioms and usage notes are all based on the Collins Corpus, an unrivalled and constantly updated 2

This dictionary is intended for grades 12+ and general business users. It is stuffed full of over 500,000 words, and also covers world, regional, and dialect English. Collins English Dictionary Unabridged includes the latest vocabulary based on their database of over 2.5 billion words that is constantly updated. Three filters help searching for words a breeze, like the Fuzzy filter used if you’re not sure of the spelling of a word, the Keyword search to locate instances of a key word within compound words, and a Wild Card search using symbols like a question mark and an asterisk to replace letters of certain words or groups of letters.

Chambers Dictionary
Chambers Dictionary

Chambers Dictionary

WordWeb Software

Chambers is the single-volume international English dictionary with the widest coverage of all the riches of the English language

Chambers is the single-volume international English dictionary with the widest coverage of all the riches of the English language. Clear, accurate and occasionally witty definitions, with the latest new words from science, technology and contemporary culture.

This 13th Edition reflects the changes in our language, with special attention paid to new words that have emerged, new uses of old words and...

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Merriam-Webster Dictionary
Merriam-Webster Dictionary
Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Merriam-Webster, Inc.

Get America’s most useful and respected dictionary, optimized for your iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. This is the best iOS app for English language reference, education, and vocabulary building.

And now we’ve added new word games! It’s never been more fun to learn new words and test your vocabulary...

UrbanDict -  for Urban Dictionary website
UrbanDict -  for Urban Dictionary website
UrbanDict -  for Urban Dictionary website

UrbanDict - for Urban Dictionary website

Huang Tuo

- Search with autocomplete suggestions
- Word of the Day
- Vote on definitions
- Sign in with Facebook or Google
- Manage my favorites (add/remove definitions, create new favorites)
- Add new definition
- List all my definitions
- Edit my definitions
- Change my handle
- Easy sharing to your friends
- Better navigation between words and authors

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American Heritage English Dictionary +
American Heritage English Dictionary +
American Heritage English Dictionary +

American Heritage English Dictionary +

MobiSystems, Inc.

The AMERICAN HERITAGE ENGLISH DICTIONARY is one of the most comprehensive and accessible resources available on any mobile device. This is the perfect solution to use at school, in the office, or at home!

Exhaustively researched and thoroughly revised, the Fifth Edition contains 10,000 new words and phrases, over 4,000 dazzling...

Oxford English Idioms
Oxford English Idioms
Oxford English Idioms

Oxford English Idioms

MobiSystems, Inc.

The Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms takes a look at over 6,000 idiomatic phrases and sayings found in the English language. These include a range of recently established idioms such as the elephant in the corner, go figure, like a rat up a drainpipe, sex on legs, step up to...

Dictionary of Simple English
Dictionary of Simple English
Dictionary of Simple English

Dictionary of Simple English

Xung Le

- Simple English Dictionary is an English dictionary that uses simple words so it is easier to understand.
- Offline Picture Dictionary.
- Adult words & some advanced features are excluded so it's safe for your Kids.

DioDict 4 English Dictionary for Advanced Learners
DioDict 4 English Dictionary for Advanced Learners
DioDict 4 English Dictionary for Advanced Learners

DioDict 4 English Dictionary for Advanced Learners

SELVAS AI Inc.

▶Special discount◀
$24.99 -> $19.99


The complete DioDict English Dictionary • 184,500 words, meanings and examples • Thousands of notes on grammar and ways to use words • No internet connection needed.

**Free upgrade available for DioDict 3.5 English Dictionary users.
If you are using DioDict 3.5, please note that each version...

Collins COBUILD Dictionary
Collins COBUILD Dictionary
Collins COBUILD Dictionary

Collins COBUILD Dictionary

MobiSystems, Inc.

You will find all the words you need, defined clearly in full sentences. Including a range of 17,000 headwords, 63,000 references and 25,000 examples, the information in this dictionary has been carefully chosen in order to allow the dictionary user to be a confident language user. It will enable you...

American Heritage English Dictionary
American Heritage English Dictionary
American Heritage English Dictionary

American Heritage English Dictionary

MobiSystems, Inc.

The AMERICAN HERITAGE ENGLISH DICTIONARY is one of the most comprehensive and accessible resources available on any mobile device. It's is the perfect solution to use at school, in the office, or at home!

Exhaustively researched and thoroughly revised, the Fifth Edition of THE AMERICAN HERITAGE® DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE...

Collins Cobuild Advanced Dictionary - DioDict 3
Collins Cobuild Advanced Dictionary - DioDict 3
Collins Cobuild Advanced Dictionary - DioDict 3

Collins Cobuild Advanced Dictionary - DioDict 3

SELVAS AI Inc.

The complete Collins COBUILD Advanced Dictionary • Made specially for learners of English • Over 146,000 words, meanings and examples • Thousands of notes on grammar and ways to use words • No internet connection needed.


Collins is one of the top makers of English language dictionaries in the world. Its...

English Dictionary of Sentences & Collocations
English Dictionary of Sentences & Collocations
English Dictionary of Sentences & Collocations

English Dictionary of Sentences & Collocations

Xung Le

Offline English dictionary with ability to find similar sentences & expressions.

- Million English sentences
- Offline database, offline audio
- Offline dictionary
- Instant search
- Ability to find similar sentences & expressions
- Simple & smart UI
- Tap a word to look it up in dictionary
...

Linxy - Real-Time Dictionary
Linxy - Real-Time Dictionary
Linxy - Real-Time Dictionary

Linxy - Real-Time Dictionary

EvenPixel

Linxy gives you instant word explanations. Point camera and get offline dictionary definition.

Simply point camera on a text and instantly see augmenting dictionary and encyclopedia information for detected words. Learn new words, facts and obtain knowledge quickly and with style.

Linxy is an augmented-reality reading app. Point your iPhone at text...

Learner's Dictionary - English
Learner's Dictionary - English
Learner's Dictionary - English

Learner's Dictionary - English

Merriam-Webster, Inc.

The best dictionary available for English language learners, from Merriam-Webster.

Master written and spoken English with this app designed especially for learners and teachers of the language.

Improve your understanding of English words and phrases with full, clear definitions and numerous usage examples. The app also offers Voice Search – to...

Collins Essential English Dictionary
Collins Essential English Dictionary
Collins Essential English Dictionary

Collins Essential English Dictionary

MobiSystems, Inc.

The Collins English Dictionary is a rich source of words for everyone who loves language. Not only is the dictionary comprehensive and authoritative with its 123,000 words and 200,000 definitions, but it also offers outstanding coverage of world, regional and dialect English. Including a much wider range of words than...

Oxford Concise American Dictionary
Oxford Concise American Dictionary
Oxford Concise American Dictionary

Oxford Concise American Dictionary

MobiSystems, Inc.

This dictionary packs an extraordinary amount of information into a handy app that is practical, dependable, affordable, and easy to read.

The Concise Oxford American Dictionary includes more than 180,000 entries and definitions, complete with pronunciations, parts of speech, syllabification, inflected forms, and derivatives. All Oxford American dictionaries use an easy-to-use...

Advanced English Dictionary
Advanced English Dictionary
Advanced English Dictionary

Advanced English Dictionary

Ngo Bien

This English dictionary is free, fast and reliable.
It contains more than 154,500 words and many examples and human voice pronunciation.
It allows looking up a word without typing its correct form (fuzzy search).
It supports voice search.
It has pictures for meanings.

Oxford A-Z of English Usage, 1st Edition
Oxford A-Z of English Usage, 1st Edition
Oxford A-Z of English Usage, 1st Edition

Oxford A-Z of English Usage, 1st Edition

MobiSystems, Inc.

The Oxford A-Z of English Usage is a comprehensive guide to a wide range of proper English pronunciation, spelling, grammar, word usage, hyphenation, and more...

Containing a gold mine of useful advice on a wide array of common writing and speaking problems, the A-Z of English Usage features essential information about...

Kernerman Advanced English Dictionary
Kernerman Advanced English Dictionary
Kernerman Advanced English Dictionary

Kernerman Advanced English Dictionary

MobiSystems, Inc.

Kernerman Advanced English Dictionary is a user-friendly dictionary designed to address the needs of both English-speakers and learners of English at upper-intermediate and advanced levels. All those who use English as a native or foreign language, whether high school and university students, professionals, or the general public, will find it...

Conversational American English
Conversational American English
Conversational American English

Conversational American English

MobiSystems, Inc.

Learn more than 3,000 English expressions and speak and understand the language easily

As a new speaker of English, you may hear some expressions in your daily conversations that you do not understand--yet. McGraw-Hill's Conversational American English will help you learn these expressions, so not only do you know what a...

Learner's Dictionary - English HD
Learner's Dictionary - English HD
Learner's Dictionary - English HD

Learner's Dictionary - English HD

Merriam-Webster, Inc.

The best dictionary available for English language learners, from Merriam-Webster.

Master written and spoken English with this app designed especially for learners and teachers of the language.

Improve your understanding with full, clear definitions and numerous usage examples. The app also offers Voice Search – to let you look up a...

Oxford Student’s Dictionary
Oxford Student’s Dictionary
Oxford Student’s Dictionary

Oxford Student’s Dictionary

MobiSystems, Inc.

You can now access over 150 years of language experience at your fingertips with the new Oxford Student’s Dictionary app. Oxford School Dictionaries and Thesauruses are trusted, accessible and up-to-date. All content is backed by a unique database of many million words and based on real language students use. All...

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Oxford Learner's Dictionary of Academic English

Oxford Learner's Dictionary of Academic English

Oxford University Press

Winner, Innovation in Learner Resources, British Council ELTon Awards 2015

Awarded “BEST OF 2016 - INNOVATIONSPREIS-IT” by Initiative Mittelstand

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IMPORTANT: This free download will give you sample entries from the dictionary. An in-app purchase is required to activate the full dictionary.

Are you a learner of English who needs to do academic writing in English?

Understand the words and phrases used in academic writing. Learn how to use them in your own written work.

The Oxford Learner’s Dictionary of Academic English is the learner’s dictionary that focuses exclusively on academic English. If you are a non-native English speaker studying an academic subject in English, this dictionary app will help you understand academic texts and will help you improve your own academic writing.

Key features

• 22,000 words, phrases and meanings clearly explained, with the focus on their usage in academic writing
• Informed by the 85-million-word Oxford Corpus of Academic English
• Over 50,000 corpus-based example sentences
• 690 collocation notes show over 26,000 collocations (words that are used together)
• 120 Thesaurus notes, Language Banks, Grammar Points and Which Word? notes
• Word lists for four subject areas (physical sciences, life sciences, social sciences and humanities) that you can add to or edit
• Create and organize your own lists of favourite words
• Words in the Academic Word List are all labelled
• Hear all the words spoken by real British and American English voices
• Use Full Dictionary Search to find your word in any phrase, collocation or example sentence in the dictionary
• ‘Did you mean…?’ function and wild card search allow you to find a word even if you don’t know the spelling
• View History to see the last 100 words you looked up
• All the dictionary text is live – tap to instantly look up a word

Optimized for iOS9, including:
• Multitasking features: Slide Over and Split View
• Spotlight Search in Favourites folders

Recommended for learners of English who are
• Studying academic subjects in English at university or college
• Studying on foundation or pre-sessional courses
• B1-C2 level in English (intermediate – advanced)

Collins English Dictionary

Collins English Dictionary

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd

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

Oxford Dictionaries Quick Search

Oxford Dictionaries Quick Search

Oxford University Press

Oxford Dictionaries Quick Search - Free

The world's most trusted dictionary of current English is now available to access for free, directly from Oxford Dictionaries. Search for words and find clear, reliable definitions easily. Expand your vocabulary by browsing the dictionary and discover new and interesting words with our word of the day feature.

This simple look-up tool allows you to access a wealth of words from oxforddictionaries.com through a quick and easy-to-use touch interface. This app is free to download, and currently requires a data connection to access all content.

Features

* Get clear and accurate definitions you can trust
* Switch between British & World English and American English
* Keep up to date with the latest new words via frequent free updates
* Word of the Day suggests interesting words to explore
* Click through to read recent articles from the OxfordWords blog

Content features

* Over 350,000 words, phrases, and meanings included
* Access content from Oxford's premium current British & World English and American English dictionaries: Oxford Dictionary of English and New Oxford American Dictionary
* Cross-references allow you to navigate from entry to entry, and find out more about your search term

Technical features

* 'Did you mean?' fuzzy search capability returns answers even when you're not sure of the spelling
* This app currently requires a data connection to operate

SCRABBLE Dictionary

SCRABBLE Dictionary

Merriam-Webster, Inc.

The perfect dictionary for playing SCRABBLE® – an enhanced version of the best-selling book The Official SCRABBLE® Players Dictionary, Fifth Edition.

The app includes ALL of the words that are eligible for recreational and school play – including thousands of words added from the Official Tournament and Club Word List, 2014 Edition.

Endorsed by the North American SCRABBLE® Players Association (NASPA), The Official SCRABBLE® Players Dictionary contains more than 150,000 playable two- to fifteen-letter words, and variant spellings for game players in Canada.

Additional Features:
* No advertisements
* Word Finder – a fun tool that lets you discover all the words that can be created from your tiles
* Voice Search
* Favorites
* Recent History – lets you keep track of the words you've looked up
* For iPad: Scrolling Index – lets you browse the entire dictionary
* For NASPA members: Tournament Mode including access to the full Tournament Word List

Oxford English Dictionary for Schools

Oxford English Dictionary for Schools

MobiSystems, Inc.

You can now access over 150 years of language experience at your fingertips with the new Oxford English Dictionary for Schools app.

Oxford School Dictionaries and Thesauruses are trusted, accessible and up-to-date. All content is backed by a unique database of many millions words, and based on real language students use. All our unique dictionaries contain:

* Relevant age-appropriate language
* Support for language development and writing skills
* Example sentences and real context showing how words are used in practice

The Oxford English Dictionary for Schools app is an ideal language reference tool for school and at home, aimed at students aged 11-14. Containing over 90,000 words, definitions, example sentences, synonyms, word origins and language notes, this app supports secondary school students with their creative writing, vocabulary, spelling, punctuation and grammar, and inspires them to become more confident writers.

Also includes advanced search and language tools that have become the staple of quality language apps from MobiSystems.

SEARCH TOOLS – effortlessly find words using a clear, functional, and easy-to-use interface. The integrated search tools activate automatically the moment you start typing:
* Search autocomplete helps find words quickly by displaying predictions as you type
* Keyword lookup allows you to search within compound words and phrases
* An automatic ‘Fuzzy filter’ to correct word spelling, as well as ‘Wild card’ ('*' or '?') to replace a letter or entire parts of a word

LEARNING TOOLS – engaging features that help you further enhance your vocabulary:
* ‘Favorites’ feature to create custom folders with lists of words from the extensive library
* ‘Recent’ list to help you easily review looked-up words
* ‘Word of the day’ section to help expand your vocabulary every day

CONTACT US:
If you have any questions, feedback or suggestions please contact us directly at [email protected]

Oxford Dictionaries Quick Search (no ads)

Oxford Dictionaries Quick Search (no ads)

Oxford University Press

This version of Oxford Dictionaries Quick Search is completely ad-free!

The world’s most trusted dictionary of current English is now available as an app, directly from Oxford Dictionaries. Search for words and find clear, reliable definitions easily. Expand your vocabulary by browsing the dictionary and discover new and interesting words with our word of the day feature.

This simple look-up tool allows you to access a wealth of words from oxforddictionaries.com through a quick and easy-to-use touch interface. This app currently requires a data connection to access all content.

Features

• Get clear and accurate definitions you can trust
• Switch between British & World English and American English
• Keep up to date with the latest new words via frequent free updates
• Word of the Day suggests interesting words to explore
• Click through to read recent articles from the OxfordWords blog
• Full screen display with no advertising banners *

Content features

• Over 350,000 words, phrases, and meanings included
• Access content from Oxford's premium current British & World English and American English dictionaries: Oxford Dictionary of English and New Oxford American Dictionary
• Cross-references allow you to navigate from entry to entry, and find out more about your search term

Technical features

• 'Did you mean?' fuzzy search capability returns answers even when you're not sure of the spelling
• This app currently requires a data connection to operate

* Please note that while the app contains no advertising, it does feature links to external sites which may contain advertising.

Webster’s 1828 American Dictionary

Webster’s 1828 American Dictionary

Nasda Studios

This app is a recreation of the Noah Webster 1828 two-volume dictionary. Its intrinsic value will not only be of great interest to poets and writers, but also to those exploring American heritage and Christian readers.

The Noah Webster dictionary was used extensively by Emily Dickinson. We know that she made frequent and extensive use of Noah Webster's American Dictionary of the English Language in writing her poems, paying attention not only to definitions but also to Webster's etymologies and his illustrative quotations.

Being able to see how definitions have evolved today, having lost so much meaning since the original Noah Webster dictionary is fascinating. It is up to the current generation of poets and writers to bring back to life todays limited vocabulary with the rich definitions of Noah Webster.

It is an invaluable resource written when American values and patriotism were based on Christian values.

App design by professional app developer NASDA Studios. You can easily search or browse the entire dictionary and add favourites to revisit later.

Now updated to support iPhone5! Still works perfectly on the iPhone4 and iPhone3GS!