Merriam-Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus

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Published by: Merriam-Webster, Inc.

  • App Category: Reference
  • Release Date: 2011-12-09
  • Current Version: 4.2
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 168.93 MB
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
  • Price: $4.99

Merriam-Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus
App Rating: 4.5/5
4.5
Based on 3,146 Reviews
Buy now: $4.99

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App Description

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 for everyone from English learners to total word nerds. Hundreds of words to test your skills. Offline access: You’ll have complete access to definitions and synonyms whether or not you’re connected. You will need a connection to view illustrations, hear audio pronunciations, and use voice search. Selected as a "Best New App" by iTunes. Features: * Universal app * No ads * Full Thesaurus: more than 200,000 word choices, examples, and explanations * New Vocabulary-Building Quizzes: fun, fast quizzes to learn new words or test your vocabulary * Voice Search: look up a word without having to spell it * Word of the Day: learn a new word every day. * Example Sentences: understand how a word is used in context * Quick Definitions: perfect for on-the-go lookups * Audio Pronunciations: voiced by real English speakers, not text-to-speech robots * Favorite Words and Search History: Keep track of the words that are most important to you * Favorite Word syncing through iCloud: Share your favorites between devices * Apple Watch Extension: See Word of the Day, look up words with voice search, and keep track of your favorites from your watch * Premium Content: over 1000 graphical illustrations, and over 20,000 additional entries covering people, places, and foreign terms Please click the link to the Application License Agreement, below, which includes our App Privacy Policy.

App Reviews

  • Satisfaction

    5
    By Olegarte
    With English being my second language, I like having a dictionary available to search or ensure the word I know is to be used proper. Features like vocabulary games also can be used to broaden or fortify knowledge as well. I am satisfied with my purchase.
  • Love this app.

    5
    By Lfenex
    It's the DICTIONARY. With Attitude. And GAMES.
  • Use this app constantly

    5
    By Maxie12
    Not being the worlds best speller and a love of language send me to this very helpful app on a regular basis.
  • Very helpful for me who speak English as a second language

    5
    By YujieZheng
    I have to say I write this review because if you don't write it the notification keeps popping up reminding you to do it. Anyway, I'm willing to write one because this dictionary really helps. The language used to explain complex and uncommon words are easy to understand. (Dictionary.com uses complicated words to explain things which made me very confused)I use it for all college readings.
  • Marvelous & Helpful

    5
    By Donanmar
    Easy to navigate; gives full meanings! Highlights the noun needed to define an adjective!! Extremely useful!! Worth every penny and more!!
  • Merriam Webster Dictionary/Thesaurus App

    5
    By Friendordoe
    This app has proven to be extremely useful. I always make my children use an actual dictionary (book) so they'll know how to use one. On the go it's the best!
  • My go to app

    5
    By ShoelessScott
    Use it numerous times a day as I'm not as smart as I thunk I be!
  • Great!

    5
    By Non-gammer guy
    Best dictionary app out there!
  • Essential

    5
    By NYC-EZ-D
    There's no reason not to have this.
  • Whoa!

    5
    By Claudio Barahona
    Love it!

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