What's New

Improved speed and compatibility with current iOS versions

App Description

Download the most essential and comprehensive dictionary app for dependable definitions at your fingertips.

Dictionary.com is the leading free English dictionary app for iPad– with over 2,000,000 trusted definitions and synonyms. The app is designed and optimized for your device.

Easily search definitions and synonyms offline. You can access the offline dictionary anytime and anywhere - you do not need an internet connection. Voice search and audio pronunciation requires 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 each day and expand your vocabulary
- Audio pronunciations – never mispronounce another word
- Voice Searches – conveniently speak to search a word without having to spell it
- Content Collections Carousel includes Word Trends, Grammar Tips, , Slideshows, and Word of the Day
- Quiz widget - test your vocabulary skills (are you prepping for the SAT?) with our Word of the Day quizzes
- Word origin and history - discover etymology on even the strangest words
- Favorite words and search history - customize your recently searched word list and never forget the newest words you’ve learned
- English Spelling help - not sure how a word is spelled? This app will find it for you
- Local look-ups - take a look at the words searched by location
- Learner’s Dictionary - includes extra information about word usage for English learners

Get even more from your app with our Upgrades:
- Remove ads
- Example Sentences
- Encyclopedia
- Idioms and Phrases
- Medical, Science, Rhyming and Slang Dictionaries

iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 24, 2011 New version 2.1
  • December 15, 2011 New version 2.2
  • March 08, 2012 New version 2.3
  • August 08, 2012 New version 2.4
  • October 12, 2012 New version 2.5
  • June 15, 2013 New version 3.0
  • August 10, 2013 New version 3.1
  • October 09, 2013 Price increase: FREE! -> $3.99
  • October 10, 2013 Price decrease: $3.99 -> FREE!
  • November 21, 2013 New version 3.2
  • December 18, 2013 New version 3.2.2
  • February 12, 2014 New version 3.2.3
  • June 21, 2014 New version 3.3
  • December 28, 2014 New version 4.0
  • September 16, 2017 New version 7.2

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