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13 Jun
Dictionary.com

Posted by Dictionary.com, LLC in Books & Reference | June 13, 2016 | 206 Comments

Apk file size: 7.0 MB

Dictionary.com is the leading free English dictionary app for Android – with over 2,000,000 definitions and synonyms.

This app works offline – you do not need an internet connection.

In addition to the trusted reference content from Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com, this app includes:

• Word of the Day – learn a new word every day
• Audio pronunciation – hear every word
• Voice search – speak to search
• Translator – get translations for over 30 languages
• Blog – explore over 800 fun language topics
• Slideshows – fascinating facts about language
• Quiz widget - test your vocabulary with Word of the Day quizzes
• Word origin - find out interesting etymologies
• Favorite words and search history – never forget the words you learn
• Spelling suggestions – get help with how words are spelled
• Local lookups - see which words are being searched near you
• Advanced learner’s dictionary – special content for ESL, EFL and English learners

Want even more? You can add to your app with our in-app purchases:

• Encyclopedia
• Slang Dictionary
• Idioms and Phrases
• Example Sentences
• Medical, Science and Rhyming Dictionaries

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

Whats new

    - New, streamlined design makes searching and exploring additional features easier.
    - Get Dictionary.com definitions from any app or website: Simply press and hold the word you want to search and select “define” from the menu.
    - Manage your favorite words effortlessly and access your most recently searched terms.

Dictionary.com, LLC part of our Books & Reference and have average installs from 10000000 to 50000000. Last Update June 13, 2016. Google play rating is 91.2246. Current verison is Varies with device. Actual size 7.0 MB.

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206 Comments

sadiq ali Baig

A good app but with a minor errors I like this app...I use it frequently really a deep description about the word and even with additional features which makes it a good app but sometime the app responding time is slow and it take a while to pronounce the word if I'm over the wifi or on My 3g network it works same hope you guys fix those bugs soon....:-)

Gramma Fischer

Where's the upgrade? Tried the premium but couldn't find how much or how to pay. Got the free, began one by one upgrades and can't find the dictionary I upgraded to. WHAT AM I DOING WRONG?

A Google User

Basically has my approval as a good app Just needs to stop-stopping. It stops quite often. So annoying. But it's great it works right after the screen closes not a gigantic deal. But i use it all the time. Love it.

Misty-Rae Spinner

No matter how hard I try, I'm unable to find an app that I love more than Dictionary. My family and I enjoy learning the 'Word of the Day' together daily. I personally use this app daily & have yet to be disappointed by the results. I don't rate apps unless I am 100% impressed & I'm most definitely impressed!!

Brent Williams

Great App I use it all the time. I like being sure I've chosen the correct word and/or usage. It's great to know things like, "conversate" is not a word. I still use it, but now it's rebellion, not ignorance☺.

Lawrence Finkel

Dictionary enables finding all the words I don't yet know and how they are pronounced. Not only do I use it myself, I also recommend it to all of my students.

Bernadette Ellsworth

Informative I enjoy this site because it gives me little nuggets like my mom did when we were kids. Each week we were challenged to bring a new word to the dinner table to expand our vocabulary. This site does the same thing. Luv it!

Kenyetta Wells

Great on the go app. I love the word of tbe day feature, doesn't get any better. If you like words and meanings, this is the app. to explore.

Racheal S

Thorough and comprehensive Cant find every single word in the english language but definitely resourceful. I've tried to use the offline version but it still prompts me about interner connection. Also updates are at keeps asking for a small fee.

Carri Curtis

Great App This app is great! I love reading the daily words and expanding my vocabulary. This app is very convenient and I love the fact you can access it offline. No complaints here!

drepoet

Essential Great app that I can't do without. Few minor bugs here and there but overall it is good.

A Google User

The word of the day sucks The app is good for definitions of course. However, the word of the day is always some obscure word that I will either never see or use in my everyday life. It's more like trivia words. It would be nice if it gave words that we can use more often in the workplace.

Tahny Tum

Great dictionary app I find myself using this app every day at least three times a day. So easy to use and the word of the day function has me learning and using words all the time

Alexi Thunderbird

Great app a bit too crowded The app does what you ask but it has a lot of clutter. The word of the day never takes you directly to the definition and if I were to have a word of the day I would either like the notification to tell me the definition or when I click on the notification to be brought to the definition. Ads don't seem too intrusive! Runs fine on a note 3.

Sourav Bhor

Its amazing especially offline mode!! Best dictionary available on play store . I like its offline mode, which I use most. You can find any word you come across while reading listening or watching movie. The only thing that I don't like about this app is that, when internet connection is slow, it takes almost 10-13 sec to open up. So look at this issue resolve it & I'll give you 5 stars.

A Google User

Good but... I loved this app and things turned were thought to turn out great when you introduced the offline dictionary mode. But after I download the offline version nothing happens and the screen returns to its previous state with the offline mode in off state.

Kelly Buick

Use it every day Love the app works well at work when I need to have a word spelled correctly right away speak to it and it will spell the word if I need to double check the word for definition it is there even pronounce the word for you love this app

george ogadah.

So erroneous Used to be good but since updated,offline dictionary file doesn't download. Very much hectic.. Work on it again. It's regrettable that I updated it.

Shawn Jaworski

No widget? It would be so much better if it had a widget for the word of the day. I won't remember to open the app every day.

Shanique Myers

Happy User I'm definitely happy with the app. I have no interruptions. The thesaurus, sound-out etc work really well. I have no trouble finding words and the articles and the like are definitely useful additional information.

Chantel Otteson

Mpoints has gotten worse! Have it for the mpoints but it'll only let me collect every other day & not enough to make it up. Stupid if you cant collect what you earn in a day.100+ that I can't collect & rising. Argh. Won't stop asking me to rate it either.

Adam Rhoden

love it I Have always been a terrible speller & this app is fantastic & easy to use & I love the daily word keeping my brain active & always learning.

Mitchell Tietze

Always looking forward to new words in the morning! Granted some have become a little repetitive, but it's never dampened my spirits lol

matthew Hey

Who wouldn't love this? This app helps me with expanding my vocabulary. You know how some books just feel too advanced? This app, when used overtime will deminish your boundaries with that sort of thing. Very empowering. I feel smarter, and more successful.

A Google User

Crazy "Designed for phones" so I'm using my tablet, in landscape mode entering the word sideways, hit the search and screen rotation switched to landscape too. I hit the back button and the app went back to portrait mode.

candise Garcia

Interesting words I love that I can hear the word sometimes even I don't pronounce them correctly. I enjoy a word of the day.

Henry Nyenteah

Great Dictionary This dictionary is not just great in simplifying definition; it has a powerful app that functions just about every location regardless of the internet service in that location.

dana kennis

So Useful Every Single Day! This app is invaluable for me..I use it at the very least, once a day! I also learn something new almost every time I use it, because it lends itself to fun exploration of my native language.

Michael Sherry

An ever present help. I make use of this application everyday, multiple times a day, in my work and in my private reading.

John Hughes

Dictionary. Com This is useful as it is fun. I enjoy any application that can make me more knowledgeable while meeting its primary function with amazing ease of use.

Yukta Mehtaji

I love it. There are absolutely no problems with the app. There's a delightful word of the day every day, and the thesaurus is included so it's handy for any homework.

Theticus Maximus

Great app Word of the day is a beauty n keeps u learning new words each day. Bad point: When I was asked to rate this app, it takes me to "La La Land" n no where that I can just press how many star I want n just put comment. But confused the day light out of me. Badly written app. Even if I'm not logged in, it should say must be a member to rate message would suffix the point.

Tehreem Inam

Super helpful! Being a student, this has been my constant and quick source of help. Plus, pushing my vocabulary to make it better. However, the app gets kinda slow at times and proves quite troublesome.

Victoria Danzl

Great app. Word of the day are outdated Love the app. Easy to use, quick resource. Word of the day id's frequently an archaic word. Would love to see some more updated words.

Sakthivel Murugesan

Cool and nice app Nice app easy to search and also has nice features like word of day, translator also voice to pronounce word. Blog and slideshow are great topics to learn. After update everything is cool even the UI. Also earn points using this app. Recently seeing app getting hung up after 2 searches and keeps loading back. Wonder why they didn't test this. Lowering stars until they fix these.

Krissy Gaylor

Absolutely love it!!!!! I am truly a book worm but my vocabulary is somewhat "wanting." I come across words I can't even begin to try & pronounce so my handiest tool comes to the rescue. I love word of the day because I want to build a better vocabulary & try to initiate the word in my communications. Suprisingly I have learned much & can't say enough about this app. I am a huge stickler when it comes to spelling and punctuation so when it doubt I know where to go!!! Let's get educated people. E-bonics is ignorance.

Matt Kimberley

Really useful Useful, informative and expands your knowledge. Brilliant updates make it more complicated and occasionally fussy to use, but it's so rich and interesting that it doesn't matter.

Alexandra Horvath

Frustrating Really annoying because this app keeps asking me to upgrade for money, and keeps asking me to rate despite that fact that I have already provided a rating. So I lowered my score. For its intended purpose, it's fine, but otherwise quite annoying.

Tudor Kasian

Great Dictionary. I am using this app for a year now. I like it very much not because it is free but because it is very easy to operate, very helpful and is giving you a complete answer to all of the questions you may have. Thank you folks.

Emmalee Hovander

Helpful It may be a little slow sometimes, but the benefits are endless. I love the word of the day and its helpful for when im reading difficult books assigned by school or just for entertainment. The articles it offers along with the word of the day are also very appealing. Too bad there are only so many hours in a day.

Angie Elston

Great!) The best one!)

Casja Magomedova

It' great !!! I really like it very much. Thank you.

Бауыржан Аманжолов

One of the best english-english dictionaries

Bermet Suiutbekova

Great app Helping me to improve my English

Oleg Degay

Nice! I use ir every day. Everyday words are exciting

Данара Алькеева

The best one The best explanatory dictionary and a great learning tool. I like its "word of the day" part.

Максим Степанов

Not bad but usefull Don't see a number of diferences with the site unless you have to pay for some addition information whenever on the site you don't.

Yashar Jafarov

Very usefull !

Igor Kolesov

The best of the best!

Nashtena Evseyskas

Good job) love to start my day with something new ;}

Николай Егармин

I really like the word of the day stuff!

Stasie100

This is just Perfect! I love it)))

Ксения Карвальо

The best dictionary app A very handy app

Altynai Bekova

I adore it! So much fun to use it plus many helpful and interesting additions.

Natalia Ux

Thanks for the app Very useful tool for esl learners. And the daily content is great.

Валерий Бондаренко

Awesom app! For English lovers, native speakers and active learners.) The best!

zxsa zxcaad

Good Thx u for this great dictionary!

Alexei Vladimirsky

Great dictionary Great app! I have used it for several months now and it performs as designed.

Olga Stonoga

Havent found any faults yet

Kon Boogie

There is something wrong All last night and this morning my phone says *dictionary update information* like it's downloading something but I can't seem to find what it is. I Uninstalled this app, restated my phone and it still hasn't gone away. Please help

MOStreet86

Just about everything that I need! If there was another section for rhyming like the section for translator, then this would be a five star app rating from me! I have still yet to have a single problem with it. Very well done guys! :-) Great App! :D

Jessica Yakkey

Love It This app is not only fun and Educational but it is Awesome. The word of the day is what starts my family excited. At night time we take a guess on what kind of word it's going to be. Who ever gets any part of it write gets to pick the movie or dinner.

Lauren Megaw

Just wish the word of the day cud b switched off or silenced as it seems to occur early in the mornin when I'd rather sleep than learn new words!

Lynda Graham

More than a dusty tome This dictionary covers all the reasons true word lovers respect the power of letters.

Bruce F. Donnelly

Useful and informative The only thing I would want from it is a smoother way to share words to the app, but that's probably a failure of Android.

Michelle Scharphorn

My phone was saying Dictionary update information I never had Dictionary installed so I installed it see if it would go away it did not go away

A Google User

Dictionary It's perfect, except for one thing: it keeps asking me if I want to upgrade, which costs money. I say 'cancel' and a little while later it comes up again! Please fix this and I'll give it 5 stars! Other than that, this dictionary is brilliant! A lot quicker than a normal dictionary and it even gives you a word for the day.

A Google User

I am A Google User. You thought me untamed masses, yet I am but one untamed mass!

Mohammed Safder Sayeed

Definition of ISLAM Developer you need to make some changes in spellings and in last line in first parah you wrote god where it should be "God." Even need to correct Koran which is wrong spelled correct spelling is "Quran." Will appreciate the changes.

A Google User

Good Very versatile dictionary, even offline. Though online can push unsolicited word's of the day at you, etc, etc, etc....

Sabyasachi Parida

Bad Offline dictionary doesn't work. When i tried to download offline dictionary, it took more than 1 hr by showing downloading now, that to in 3g connection... But actually it is not being downloaded..

Venkateswara Rao

Awesome Favorite button is so difficult to access. Very irritating to favorite. Poor placement, hard to identify and disturbing to use it. Can you guys fix it?

Yash Teckchandani

Audio pronunciation does not work sometimes The page has to be reloaded to make it work.

Dustin Stevenson

Needs fixing The entire app crashes every time I look up a words synonyms. It's very annoying. Using the website itself in a browser is much more efficient. Fix it and I will change my rating.

Sourav Bhor

Its amazing especially offline mode!! Best dictionary available on play store . I like its offline mode, which I use most. You can find any word you come across while reading listening or watching movie. The only thing that I don't like about this app is that, when internet connection is slow, it takes almost 10-13 sec to open up. So look at this issue resolve it & I'll give you 5 stars.

Ryan Rodgers

Extremely useful. Keeping up with books relevant to understanding current events like Chomsky, getting thrown "curve balls" from a linguistics professor aren't uncommon.

Richard Granger

I'm right! This app is used more for proving the definition of random words people use incorrectly.

eidderf26

Very helpful This app is great cause it works offline... I can definitely search for the meaning of new and deep words anywhere I go without the worries of internet connection.. Somehow sometimes it lags but all in all it's very helpful and that's what really matters. Gotta learn more vocabularies! :-)

Wendy B

A must have app ! I LOVE learning new words & increasing my vocabulary. With each daily new word, I try to use it in a sentence before days' end to help me remember it. The app will even pronouce the word for you to help you say it correctly! Spelling is of utmost importance too, & this app easily helps you confirm the correct spelling before you send a text, email or type an important document. Dictionary app is a necessity for a wordsmith like me!

Eugene Martin

Constantly updating - updating what?! I kept seeing a queued 'Dictionary update information' with no way to pause or stop it. I uninstalled the app, restarted the phone, it still shows up. No way to stop the update. Help!

LaParris Mariee

Great App It actually is a great app...I use it everyday and it's very convenient. I recommend it...it deserves 5 stars

Kelly Gallisdorfer

No more examples They now charge for getting a sentence example of the word you are looking up. I think that if you have to charge for providing a common use of what a dictionary is not really the effective to the person using your product. Who has three dollars to buy this application?

Mary Estes

My favorite writing tool This app is so handy when writing any paper or story. Also my go-to when I encounter unfamiliar terms.

Grace Diamond

Words! The Word of the Day keeps my mind nibble, and is also loved by some of the children I babysit. Frustratingly, however, when I try to share the WotD on Facebook, it gives me the word for the day before.

Michael Taylor

Complete I have not found a word that could not be defined. Found many I did not know. ;-) Update: Still love it. Like the word-a-day too!

Michelle Moro

Does not fail me I really love words and this is a great app to teach me. I really like how it gives me a new word each day and I like how the app gives me suggestions when writing the word into the search box. Every word I could ever come up with is here.

Jessie Hatfield

Great app Encourages you to expand your vocabulary and I love the blog because it offers explanations of common grammar mistakes and the origins of many sayings and words.

Mellisa Colter

Mellmell It's great. I didn't know u got points for uSing the app. I think that part is so cool and tbd does of the Fay seems to fit my days for the most part!!! Love this app!!, :-)

Tia L.

I would like to use it for school. I purchased the medical update. And NO words are available. I wanted to have a new word everyday for the medical profession. Sad face. Smh

Stanko Podržaj

Almost perfect...almost. The dictionary is extremely useful, but the only things preventing it from getting 5 stars are constant spam mesages to upgrade and rate the app (even though I have already done it before this review, damn it!), and no landscape support for my Nexus 7 2nd gen.

Brian Bennett

Dictionary. Com When stuck on the spelling of a word I just pop to it and it will give me several options if I'm close and others words to use in it's placeas well as a definition other ways to use the word and a little lo lesson on it's origin. Gotta love it, only if the add we're free could be perfect.

Patricia May

Translator The one good thing about cell phones, is to have a dictionary at your finger tips it's awesome!! I have always felt that if you are writing spelling is the most important aspect of your writing. When I read I like looking up words I am not familiar with. This site gives you the meanings and origin of the word. I give a five star rating!! I usually do not do this, but this site is worth it!!

Toni Tiger aka ValleyGirl

Like app needs IMPROVEMENT-syncing Lost favs 12/15 &11/15: emailed several times asking is the upgrade charge $2.99 a one time fee NO reply, we need Login whenever I change phone we lose everthing must start. ARE YOU GUYS LISTENING to your customers feedback on what needs to be tweaked if NOT Addressed soon going to Webster so took rate from a 5 star to 4 stars..(On 1/15/15 this dictionary is very informative and you can use for a vocabulary builder because it has the daily work which I save when I come across new words. I would Recommend)

TribhuvanRajiv Sharma

I lv it bcos i can know many of synonyms Download it if u want to improve ur word power or speeking

Mary Louise Carlisle

Where's my upgrade? Found it. I paid 2.99 for the upgrade but never received it! I want the premium I paid for or my money back. I was very frustrated with this app until I received a communication from them helping me find what I thought wasn't there. All is resolved and very happy with the product. Excellent support. Thanks!

Neil Nav

Cool notifs I like the 'word of the day' portion. no lags or grammar lapses. This app will be so much better though if its users has the option to view the words offline?

John Rupp

I learn a new word most every day I make a point of using each word at least 3 times after getting the new word and sample sentences in the morning.

Nooran Ameeri

Examples This app is very useful any word I don't know about i just type it and search and the best thing is that it doesn't need Internet but my problem is that it doesn't give me examples I think if you made the examples free it would be the best dictionary in the world.

Kesha Knox

It gives you such an in depth view of many things that we are curious on. And it's free. Thumbs up

Lilian Goh

I love this app! This app makes looking up difficult words so easy plus it has a pronunciation function so we can correct ourselves!

Jay Bingham

Works great on galaxy S3 This app did not work well on my Samsung Nexus S 4G running Android 4.2. But on my Samsung Galaxy S3 running Android 4.4 it is excellent. Although the mPluss points awarded are not as generous as they once were and some of the achievements though listed are not achievable, overall it is still a great app.

Scott Pizinger

SP Never been a good speller. This app's one of my life lines... LOL!

Abner Morgan

A new word each day, and more... I mostly use it to keep my mind sharp. I also love the blogs dealing with common grammar and spelling errors. Great if you write for school, work or post on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Snapchat. Social media definitely needs a spelling and grammar upgrade.

Tracy Key

Great little app!! 10/10 Being an avid logophile, I actually look forward to Word of the Day. Would be nice to see a few more obscure words tho ?. Other than that, I love this app.

Angela Rayson

Excellent Great app for logophiles! (One of the best from 'Word of the Day'... ☺) Very informative and user-friendly.

Arup Mondal

Offline not enabling. The app is working only online. There is an option to enable offline mode, but it is not enabling yet.

Janell Youngblood

Education: Never, ever, let a word pass without absolute understanding...when you do, things fly a little higher over your head.

Renee K Robinson

Daily Dictionary User Update 3/13/2016 - The audio for this app frequently stops working, which is one of the key features. It's still a good Dictionary. A must-have for increase of knowledge & improvement of vocabulary. I very much like the daily word alerts.

Geoffrey Allen

No doubt I use this every day to research outside my existing vocabulary. My day always kicks off with the arrival of the word of the day.

Katelyn Murdock

Isn't working. I'd give this a better rating, since I am always in need of this app, but it doesn't want to open on my phone. I've updated it and reinstalled it and everything and the app still won't work. It used to work.

Wilson Andres Manuba Jr.

Not just your ordinary dictionary I use this app everyday. It doesn't just contain words and their meanings but also provides knowledge on interesting topics. Its almost like an encyclopedia.

Mary Hudson

Was Perfect...until I Got Premium This was absolutely the BEST app for wordsmiths and everyone else. I eagerly bought the premium version, which is okay. But as a power-user if the app, the mPoints became very valuable. The premium version doesn't have mPoints, unless, I'm missing something. Are mPoints history? If not, help me access them, please do I can go back to a 5-star rating.

Susnata Ray

Knowledge Tank Simply superb ....ws a lukin fr n offline dictionary gt a complete package of knowledge ....simply loved it .....cn sharpen my edge frm nw on the go b it offline nd online.....nd wud like to get surprised frm the developers of ths app wth each passin day by makin ths app a much more user friendly nd knowledgeable fr al age users....fantabulous job ....kip it up guys????

Sourav Chakraborty

It has become constant companion Being addicted in reading, this app has been giving me vast support. Thanks to the developer.

Katie Voogd

Share feature When you click on word of day push notification you just go to the word then have to click again to get to definition and every time it asks you to upgrade. If you want to share the word it always shows up as yesterdays word of the day. So no I definitely don't want to upgrade.

chitoge kirisaki

Good if it doesn't have bugs When I try and open the thesaurus, the same word's synonyms get repeated over and over again rather that showing the different meanings' synonyms. Everything else like the definitions work fine and the ads aren't intrusive. Would give 5 stars if the thesaurus was fixed.

Joey Schmalix

Info at your fingertips There when we need it ... it certainly reliefs alot of confusion and guessing while doing homework or studying. ... we don't have to put things on hold till "we get home" if we are out and have time to do so m e schoolwork, this makes it easier. And a new word a day is kinda fun as well...

Joseph Kwadwo Ahovi

Where are the examples. How do you produce a dictionary for people to use and you leave out examples for sale separately. It means you didn't even want them to understand the words in the first place. THUMBS DOWN FOR THAT.

Don Suojanen

Yes it is OK I wish they didn't ask every other day if I want to upgrade they want me to upgrade but many times the free app doesn't work why would I think that by paying money things would be better!

Tom Mersy

Here is a new word⬇ please do (update and put the word in the dictionary, then I will give u 4 or 5 ⭐ phlegm + annoyance - phlegmnoyance Description, - Annoyed of the noise, of a smokers (wet cough). NEEDS A, - (UPDATE)! The app works, vertically but not horizontal, can you do a update so it works, horizontal as well thanks.

shah nawaz

Please enable move to sdcard. I have downloaded offline data. But its 100+ mb and i can't move it to sd card. I have an s2 and memory restrain makes it difficult to download mote than a few apps. Please enable move to sdcard option.

Scott Lindberg

Actually works Type in a word, hit search, and get the definition. I could do without the ads and icons and junk, but beggars can't be choosers I suppose.

Vaibhav Rox

This is by far the best of all the dictionaries available in the Google Play Store. But nothing is perfect and it applies here too. The App is not appealing. The developer must apply the Material design and instead of using the light blue color in the app they must go for a darker version of the blue color. Rest everything is amazing, the content, slangs, examples just everything. Only the app overall look needs work. I wish the developers work in this matter too (:

Summer Farmwald

Actually had improved my daily vocabulary I LOVE IT SO MUCH AND I OPEN MY APP ALMOST EVERY SINGLE DAY TO LOOK UP THE WORD, SYNONYM OR BOTH! And no I don't work for these people, I am a bartender in L.A., California. I am Not a dictionary employee trying to help them get better ratings. It's a must have especially if you're back in college, like am & u have no Idea what the instructdr was

Edgar Mushwana

Words Not only their meanings, but also their origins and introduction into the English vocabulary. A clear indication that if a language is prepared to borrow and adapt into it's vocabulary words from other languages, that language will never develop.

Janell Youngblood

Education: Never, ever, let a word pass without absolute understanding...when you do, things fly a little higher over your head.

Harshit Shukla

Very slow; missing antonyms 40 seconds per lookup!!! Add offline dictionary download progress bar and specifics (size, contents, etc.). Also missing essential features such as auto-complete suggestion lists

lisa Joy

First of all,I think that its fabulous that this app is free off line.And I love that you have a word everyday and tells us the definition of the word.It's helping me out with my vocabulary and teaches me a new word everyday.I've been telling everyone about this.Thank You so much.? Lisa Marie Joy

vivek kumar

Terrible update The latest update has brought with it a few bugs. Apparently today's June 17 and its almost impossible to revert to the present date. Didnt face such issues in the previous version. The content is a mixed bag but much better than other competitors

Edith Shrader

Where did it go? This is almost a 5-star app. The dictionary feature is excellent and I love Word of the Day, but the archives have just disappeared! You can only go back and look at the previous 30 days of words, not prior months like I could just a short time ago.

Frida Shroyer

Notifications error Push notifications is off but I still get the irritating whistle for the word of the day. My previous review was: Works like it says and that's a good thing. I use it almost daily.

Reeya parab

The mostest bestest app I know there is no such superlative degree, but this app deserves it. I love the word of the day. It has help me improve my vocab and essays. Best dictionary.

jaspreet kaur

I really like this app specially word of the day. Have not given 5 stars because off line dictionary never gets installed....

Amit kumar

fantastic this apl is very helpful in building word power. All in 1 platform. but its online, make it offline at least stared word. which i saved for later use.

Jennifer Moore

Frequent user I love having this at my fingertips and I use it often. I appreciate having the option to search synonyms and to hear the words aloud for pronunciation. See an unfamiliar word while you're using the app? Just touch it and it links to the dictionary entry for that word! I also enjoy the 'Word of the Day' feature.

Fay Swival

Great Help to Spell & Define This app is a great help to me by not only helping me with definitions of words but also their correct spelling & pronunciation and the usages of them. I also really like the audio pronunciation feature. Thank You!! Update 6/13/16: YUK!! This latest update is an awful page design. I really liked the one before this one. This one is not eye catching at all, in fact it is very boring. The functionality seems to be the same so I guess I'll get used to the new look.

A Google User

Love the app, website, and purpose and function of this tool. But I hate the pop-ups, ads, and frequent settings reset (ex: location and push notifications keep turning back on periodically).

Becky Smith

Generally great--except when I hit "share" Every time I try to share the Word of the Day on fb, the graphic link the app creates has the wrong word! The LINK is fine--if you tap on it, it goes to the correct word. But the VISUAL on the graphic link is the WotD from some other day--today it showed the word from 3 days ago! I'm ignoring their points system--I'll never accumulate enough for anything. But it's a very handy app to have on my phone to just quickly look up a definition or spelling, & the word of the day has often been very interesting!

Joshua Chinedu Igwebueze

A Wonderful Tool for learning. It's a wonderful tool indeed for anyone who loves to study! & what is more? It's easily acceseable,because it's on your mobile device which is always with you! Thanks a million times for making it available. Josh.

Anne Collins

Love it! Easy, helpful, & fun Love the word of the day. Easy app with a dictionary at my fingertips. Another bonus: participates in mrewards.

Odd54321 _GT

Outstanding I have been looking for a dictionary app for a long time, especially one which can be used whilst offline. My English has improved too, thanks to the 'Word of the day' it's awesome. I recommend this app for anyone who wants to use it. Feel free to click the download button up there to show your support to this awesome team of dedicated developers. Thanks for reading my message!

missvebe

Speak and spell Great app and so much more than just a dictionary. Love word of the day and the lady who tells me how to pronounce everything! 5*****

Ryan Smith

Fun, useful, and informative. Fun, useful, and informative. I use this app daily (and I don't need to!).

Coreen Willis

Great app. Use it most days to help solve my crossword. The pop-ups annoy me. Get rid of them! !

Linda Gottschalk

Latest update With the latest update I'm no longer able to use the widget, it doesn't work as it should. The help desk did try very hard to make it better but nothing worked. I do thank them for that! I access through my apps but still find it is not as user friendly as before. I loved this app until the last update.

Stephen Murefu

Brilliant A cool app. Am enriching my vocabulary. Good etymology

Joey Riad

To be honest I don't like it at all for example I typed in "nome" it said "a type of province in egypt" and I wanted to know the definition not ....any way I don't like it

mom olsen

Love it Quick, ready to use, relevant and love 'Word of the Day' feature

Sakina Dugawalla

Outdated It's good in that it is quick and brings fun with word of the day features. But the sharing tool is horrendous: it gives a preview of something completely different to the actual word of the day. The text announces what the word of the day is but when you click on the link, it opens the day before..

Jabulani Lubisi

Very very bad It's quite bad to use the app really more frank if need a meaning quickly it's say no such word really!

Theri Evitts

Voracious Reader The words disappear at random before I am done reading definitions and etymology and pop up with another word that appears in some part of what I reading. If it is a free app, why do charges of $1.99 or $2.99 pop up with in app purchases?

Ashish Bait

Good app with bad update This app has always been best when it comes to its content. I, though, not very much satisfied with their update. They have made many section locked and can be unlock by doing payment. Also I am not much satisfied with new ui they have unnecessarily wasted half of the screen portion in showing word and pronunciation, whereas people are more interested in reading definition of words, for which they have to scroll all the time. Also one suggestion make learners and origin section available for offline .

yoUgonespaz

Pretty good and free Perfect but the ads to upgrade were annoying and it's not in Australian English.

James Carr

Always handy I genuinely love this app. Have had various versions before. Only ever used online. Incredibly useful, easy to use with a good interface. Really like the word of the day.

Jesse Rowland

Problems with Update - Please Fix Audio & Layout I loved this app, but this new update is problematic. I have two main issues. First, the audio pronunciation has stopped working completely. Second, the new graphic interface is very intrusive: the new heading (the blue area with the defined word written) is far too large, and with the ads on the bottom of the screen there ends up being very little room to read the actual definitions. Please fix the audio, and also consider altering the new layout. I would like to be able to give it five stars again.

Julia Woodward

Example sentences It is easy to use and I love the idea of saving your favorite words - it's very useful for me to go back sometimes and look over the words - that's what makes me memorize them. Also, I appreciate examples that come with words - they are very important in truly understanding the meanings.

rushabh shingala

Its very useful In this app i always prefer to look at learner section because there the meaning of the word which i am searching for is given in simple way so its very good the beginners like me who face too much of difficulty in getting the meaning of the words because one word can have many meanings and i get stuck over here but from this learner section i get a clear idea that this word has this particular meaning in sentence. You just require to have internet on smart phone and you will mostly not face any problem.

LAXMI PRASANNA

Slugish, but the better This app is a little slow in both offline and online mode. But this is the best dictionary app for offline. Every word is there. I tried all other apps, but they are not complete.

Donna Bowles

?***** This is the most comprehensive, accurate,user friendly dictionary I have ever used! And believe me I have tried them all.

Christy Bolton

Most convenient writing tool! I love having this on my phone! Now I don't have to interrupt my flow of thought to write excellent papers. Works great on my Galaxy Note 4.

Mudasir Rather

Wonderful application I loved it,just because it everyday enhances your unique vocabulary and makes you feel top of the world.....besides that it's has synonymous options and gives you detailed information for each word with fine examples....

Lawanda Brown

Truly Imperative for Daily Use This is such a wonderful tool for daily use! I literally use this APP Daily. The word of the day is KNOWLEDGE! Knowledge is EVERYTHING! One thing I would love for you to consider: The example sentences are extremely long and obtuse. I recommend updating ASAP! Also, it's VERY upsetting that every time you switch a phone or you have to reset your phone that your favorite words are LOST. Please consider fixing that glitch in your system. THIS SHOULD NOT BE THE CASE - AT ALL, IN 2016 TECH WORLD! Why Only 3*

Biswajit Paul

Very useful Love this app. Very helpful for learning new words and offline mode is a huge bonus for me.

Caitlin Easter

Always redirects to root word, noun or verb I AM IRKED to be denied the definition of my explicitly specified word. The definition of an adjective does not always adhere perfectly to its root. When I type the distinction "caring", a word, in a search, why provide first the noun "care" and then the verb "care" with the action of caring being the only provided example? The actual searched for definition is the ONLY thing excluded from the result! FYI: The antonyms "non-caring" and "uncaring" ARE provided links. 0 stars.

Regal Hawke

Didn't think it could get any better! After 6/2016 update - App functions like a new generation of mobile-app-ability. Was very useful before, but now has an even smoother interface with better functionality. Can more easily navigate bet definition & thesaurus; can get to your favorites & hear the Word-of-the-day pronunciation from the homepage; & can more easily navigate the educational slideshows & blogs. New navigation is aesthetically pleasing AND seamless. Best app in the market for both utility and functionality. 5 stars+++

Guylaine Lavoie

Best app in years! This is an indispensable app to me. Its practical, works without glitches,a great translating tool,and word pronunciation is very clear and exact. As a word lover/dictionary reader ;) I simply cannot do without.Having this wherever I am is a treat.. The word of the day, and little facts and trivia is fun to read as well.EXCELLENT JOB!Keep improving I love it!!!~Gurlie

Himanshu Jagtap

Constant bugging and pop ups Dictionary app is good but it constantly shows up upgrade pop-ups. Some gift..... I don't need fake gifts and coins in dictionary app. In short useful app but bad user experience.

Muhammad Ajmal Mughal

MUHAMMAD Ajmal Mughal Nice return for the needy word and best understanding material provided so for. Best dictionary I have met so for. Thanks for the provider.

Phimu Ashuli

I am falling in love with it..??? I do have another dictionary app which is totally offline and no advertisement to annoy you but I still rate this one as 5* because everyday I log in just to read the "word of the day" and it really helps me learning many new words. Everyday if I learn one word that's absolutely fantastic because it's all new to me for English isn't my first language. I am trying hard to catch each one of them. Thanks team. God bless

Nick S

Random Pages I have the app set up as a widget to receive the word of the day but whenever I click on the widget to see a more detailed definition it takes me to a random word from weeks ago instead of that days word. Additionally it is hit or miss whenever it comes to using the pronunciation button from the widget sometimes the audio works and others, which happens more often, it does not work at all. Otherwise a great app but would like to see some bugs worked out before being pleased.

Edward M. Lewis, Jr.

Love It! Love the fact that it saves word searches (recent search) even if favorite word is not checked. Love that if need arises, pronunciations are a finger tap away. This app is used for my tablet exclusively; only wish it was an automatic search while reading a book but that is an easy adjustment. Also, recent word searches can be sent to your email, clipboard or about any other method for future reference and built right in. As far as this reader is concerned this is one of, if not the best app out there.

Adhitya Junian Dasuki

Vast and Excellent App, unfortunately It has word of the day, daily linguistic article/post and also extra (paid) features like Science Dictionary, Learn Example, etc. It also offer offline vocabulary database, so i camln use the dictionary anytime. The design is simple and relaxing and i love the blue-colored design, tho. Unfortunately, i can't move this app to external storage. That's the only thing that i complain about. Overall, this is an excellent app (thumb). I hope someday it can be moved to external storage

robTCGZ

I love this app. As an English student myself, it has been incredibly handy, and the fact that it provides different meanings depending on the function of the word is amazing; the synonyms are very useful too. My only concern right now is that the app hasn't been working properly. It doesn't start at all, it just shows the intro, loading screen and then closes itself. Any help with this issue will be highly appreciated

Steve Palmer

Free version is great, Premium didn't work As a writer, I find the dictionary and thesaurus to be very helpful and easy to use. When I decided to upgrade to the premium version (on my Droid Turbo 2), though, the app stopped working all together. It would just force close every time I tried to open it. Fortunately, it was easy to uninstall and get a refund. In any case, I'm still happy with the free version.

Colin MacKenzie

Just because my Mom asked me how often I used this app (she was curious about my usage frequency to help her decide whether or not to download it,) I literally kept a log of my usage for 10 days. Both she & I were shocked, I opened this (not always to look up a new word for me, I've found it has MANY uses) an average of 10.4 times per day!!! I was totally surprised by how frequently I go to it, but it is incredibly useful, super simple to navigate, and has so so so many intuitive & wonderful functions.

Ed Lane

Great app, but a suggestion for the developers: The app is fantastic and has great words and vocabulary expansion ability, but the examples of the word in a sentence or phrase are from literature or novels/books only. And often, those quotes may use the word in a sentence, but don't make much sense teaching people how to use that word in context, plain language, etc. I don't mind seeing the literary references, but help me use this newly-discovered word in my everyday life.

Erin Doran

Calling all nerds Word of the day, yep. Thesaurus you can get lost in by clicking synonymous to your hearts content (for hours, yeah, I do that), check. Ability to favorite words so you have a running list of awesomeness, absolutely. Good app, no crashes, notification for word o'the day if you so please. Considering paid version.

Robert Yukutake Jr.

Still Works great. I love it! I rate this 5 stars! Actually 15 stars, being this is my 3rd review, & it's been working like a champ. No ka'oi, that means, the best or #1 in Hawaiian. What else is there to say? Proper spelling is important for me, & the thesaurus allows my writings, to not only broaden my cache of words, but my readers too! The ability to always have this kind of knowledge at my call & beckon is invaluable. That's my opinion. Try it, then you decide.

Jennifer Jackson-Ayers Sr

Never Forgotten 'Forgotten' Brain Exercising... Great app to have, especially if you have children. Everyone, every where depends on Google these days.. Encourage your child/children to pick up a dictionary a couple days of the week. SUGGESTION: WRITE down 5 or so words and have them look it up, write down the meaning and an example using the word! This teaches them researching, spelling, reading and writing because they will be putting in down on paper...

Amazing It's a very good app and an educative one. It's a must for school children as it helps them increase their knowledge of words. It's a treat for book lovers who very often encounter with tough words. I can go on saying about the app because it consumes all my data as it's the only app I use,almost everyday . I have stopped using the social networking sites as I have got addicted to it. Indeed it has made me a logophile.

Love it! Now please add a sign-in/back-up option so can transfer Favorites to Premium acct & access them if/when purchase a new phone. Only gripe is had to manually search & select my 200+ Favorites when upgraded to Premium account. Recently purchased new phone and have to do it again. Extremely Tedious :-(. A sign-in/back-up option would be invaluable. Other than that, app has lots of features & a smooth interface. Is my all-around favorite app hands down.

DefaltS

Handy at the right time I am always reading books and find new words, always, this is amazing to use in general, too. Everything works just fine and the Word of the Day always provides something new and always do I look forward to it. Keeping this app with you doesn't hurt and can be useful whenever you need it, though if there were an offline version, that save me some time as I find myself in such times.

Kevin James

Good and Convenient, but Need to Fix WOTD The app is more than convenient and good at what it does. The devs listen to complaints and make fixes accordingly, what more could you want. The only annoying thing is that opening the Word of the Day from the widget always opens on the last WOTD that you viewed. It used to -- and I'd expect it to -- open on the displayed/current day's word.

Marta Walejewski

Dictionary app Very useful and makes learning easy and fun-9/24/2016-what happened to this app? As if it didn't take years to get enough points to get anything, now they reduced the points and it will take a lifetime! I'm tired of take, take, take! They use all of our info and now give nothing back. I'm done, ur better off doing Coke rewards plan!

Jimmy Bell

MOST HELPFUL This is the most helpful app I've ever had! because of this app I've gotten so much better at my spelling because all you have to do is say the word and it spells it correctly. And the word of the day that's helpful to the whole family. I do recommend the upgrades though. Now I normally don't buy the upgrades but in this case they do help. And this app could help a child learning to spell because it shows you the proper way to use the word spell the word and it even pronounces the word for you!

Zack Zack

Excellent! I use it everyday! it's even better with the rewards now because it encourages you to learn! The only thing I would change would be collecting your points. It would be nice to get them all at once instead of having to tap on each one individually and watch ads in between.

Saneleh Mbele

The app doesn't start working anymore on my Samsung j1 ace When I try to login to it, it says unfortunately the app has stopped working. Another issue, is the issue of sentence examples, the sentences used as examples to clarify the word does not help that much since they are taken from books, it would be great if you can use simple sentences so that we will understand easily on how to use the word.... thank you

Richie Frerking

Good App in general This app is one of the more useful utility apps. It is simple to use and find definitions and synonyms, and is even great to have an offline mode for free. The only issues are that the previous searches are in the way when you try to look up a word. Tip: Don't sign up for the mPlus rewards;it usually gets in the way.

Britney Heidemann

Almost perfect Really like that it has a thesaurus, and a word of the day feature. However, it doesn't have every English word possible. I use the app not only for a definition but also to know how to pronounce words. Just looked up a medical word, not in here. Guess I'll just download a medical dictionary app as well.

Sakthivel Murugesan

Fixed Crashing Issue and increasing rating. Nice app easy to search and also has nice features like word of day, translator also voice to pronounce word. Blog and slideshow are great topics to learn. After update everything is cool even the UI. Also earn points using this app. No more freeze recently after update. Raising star.

Shimmer Ginger

Great! This is my favorite dictionary app so far! However there's a room for a little improvement: to determine whether a word is a transitive or intransitive verb. I don't seem to find that feature other than simply the "verb". I'll give 5 stars if it exists!

Roshan Kumar Baranwal

Does not work offline initially For every and each first word you search in dictionary, App need to connect to internet. If you don't have data pack you can't search for a new word. Nothing is free in this app except simple words search. All upgrades items requires rs 125. So don't download it. Download the 'word web' app which works offline for each and every new word and quick search is also is there by clicking on any word.

Kristal Holt

Disappointed So disappointed that all these Mplus point apps are so drastically reducing the amount that you can earn. The points are the reason we have these apps and now that the points are so minimal, the apps aren't worth keeping. Definitely going to be uninstalling this one. The points are reduced to almost nothing and it just isn't worth the time spent in it anymore.

Heather Carruthers

Pretty Good It's pretty good, I needed something that could be used off-line and I LOVE the translation thing. I never knew I could basically learn another language so easily! I like the word of the day stuff; it builds vocabulary. I still haven't explored everything yet but I am liking it so far.

Ko Weng Ng

Useful but.. A great app for quickly finding different ways to say a word, learning new words on a daily basis, and getting rewarded for doing so. However, when you make numerous searches there's no quick way to go back to the home menu.

C Wong

Very useful and extremely handy. A lifesaver when you are writing something or messaging and is unsure of a word. Word of the day really fun way to improve vocabulary and learn new words. I like it very much. I consider it one of the best apps on my phone and cannot do without it. A must have app!

Lori Spinhirne

Very useful I use this app almost daily. The only issue I have with it is that when I try to share the word of the day on Facebook, it usually picks the word from a previous day. The latest version has gotten worse with respect to the WOTD. Not only has the previous issue not been resolved, but now, when I click on the widget to get more info on the WOTD, it takes me to an old word and I have to scroll through several to get to the current one.

Taseer Ahmad

This a good but... Yep! It is quite easy to handle, simple and durable but I got "sorry! Unfortunately Dictionary stopped working." I had to give it a rest for a couple of days until the bug fixed on its own. May be, this is a problem with certain android smartphones, I'm unsure! Well, there is no etymology in the application. You have to download the origin of the word that you are searching for. Overall, I have found it useful.

Mr Gramps Thornton

The older version was great: 5 stars. If the "improved" version becomes as easy to use, I'll upgrade my assessment. NEW: After three weeks, I downgraded to a generous 3. The app is Much more difficult to navigate; especially between dictionary,word of the day and thesaurus. The screen layout stinks giving ME no reason to buy the extra features.

Michael Coffen

Easy, fast and simple This is by far the best dictionary app available. The easy to understand interface and quick supply have hooked me. I doubt I'll be using any other app anytime soon. Keep up the exception service guys... some of us are counting on you.

Clay Herendeen

Good app convenient to have notifications every day with new words. would like it if they implemented the definition In the notification when you pull down on the notification. I know this feature isn't available for all devices but would be easy to add in for those that do support it

Oindrila De

The best dictionary app ever! ? I learned about it through Kaplan GRE guide book and this app just perfectly suits into the verbal reasoning section. A very informative, well organized and also a creative app which certainly knows how to interest users. Apt for anyone who wants to build up their vocabulary! Cheers!

Jenni Sweger

Effective and Efficient App This app is very easy to use and helpful the way it is set up. You can easily go back and forth to the dictionary and thesaurus with a click of a tab. When the definition pops up it also shows you a breakdown of how the word can be used as a noun, adjective, and/or verb, and lists the top synonyms and antonyms.

Angie Covarrubias

Stops suddenly and repeatedly! Would be a great dictionary if it never unexpectedly stopped. It's annoying to have to exit the app and restart, it order to continue on... update: it was made better, but with the latest update, it is NO GOOD again! I lov(ED) to use the thesaurus and with every new search , it would remain in the thesaurus tab...but with the latest update, now I have to continually touch the THESAURUS tab with every search because it reverts automatically to the DICTIONARY tab, this is bad!

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