What's New

What's new:

- "Avenir Next" font added when running on iOS 6.
- Minor tweaks to searching and user interface.

Please contact us at [email protected] with issues/feedback!

App Description

### NOW WITH RETINA GRAPHICS FOR THE NEW IPAD! ###

Terminology is the perfect tool for anyone interested in honing their language. From writers working on the next great novel, to marketers crafting the perfect tagline.

Terminology is a browser for the English language. Part dictionary and part thesaurus, Terminology is designed to make it easy to explore words and phrases, diving down to more and less specific terms -- accessing the web and other apps for more detail and sharing.

### Terminology also available for the iPhone! ###

### FEATURES

- Pleasant, book-like, readable interface.
- Offline use.
- Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and deeper word relations such as: more and less specific words, part, part of, members, member of, pertains to and other word relationships.
- Keep list of favorite words for quick access.
- History of terms browsed.
- Wildcard (?,*) searching.
- Spelling suggestions.
- Lookup words from Phraseology, Instapaper, Mr. Reader, Writing Kit and a growing list of other apps.
- Customizable font face and size.
- Customizable links to other reference and sharing apps.
- Customizable links to web resources for each term.

### RANKS

- #1 in the iPad Reference Category in US, Japan and 6 other countries.
- #25 in the iPad Top Paid Charts in US, #15 in Japan, Top 100 in over 20 countries.
- Listed in "New & Noteworthy", "What's Hot" and other App store feature sections.

### REVIEWS

4.5 out of 5 Mice
"Terminology is a good-looking app—replete with smart font choices, a pleasant minimalist look, and an eye-friendly color palette. If you want a dictionary on your iOS device, Terminology’s the one to pick."
[Macworld](http://www.macworld.com/appguide/app.html?id=581633)

8/10
"About as speedy and straightforward as a dictionary can be. Entries spring open instantly when tapped, and search results update dynamically as you type."
[Wired Magazine App Guide]

"I think I'll skip making the dictionary app. Terminology is too damn good. Everyone who said I should make it: go buy Terminology instead."
[Marco Arment, Instapaper](https://twitter.com/#!/marcoarment/status/59488958333190144)

"Using Terminology is like having that friend’s undivided attention as they help you find just the right word or turn of phrase that you’re looking for."
[ShawnBlanc.net](http://shawnblanc.net/2011/08/terminology/)

"4 1/2 out of 5 stars, ELEGANT"
[148Apps.com](http://www.148apps.com/reviews/terminology-ipad-review/)

"The features available in Terminology will make it one of your favorite Reference apps in no time."
[Padgadget](http://www.padgadget.com/2010/08/25/at-a-loss-for-words-try-terminology-for-ipad/)

"Terminology is lightning fast, has a great interface about it, and performs duties as a dictionary quite well. I would say it’s a completely safe buy, and...you should at least give it a try if you’re in need of a mobile dictionary."
[MacStories.net](http://www.macstories.net/news/terminology-an-app-for-the-english-language/)

"Terminology is an instant favorite for me on the iPad. It ticks off all the right boxes – a good, clear purpose, great design, and a pleasure to use."
[iPadInsight](http://ipadinsight.com/ipad-app-reviews/review-terminology-app-for-ipad)

August 2nd, 2010, [App of the Day](http://appoftheday.com/ipad/terminology)

### NOTES

Also, checkout [term.ly](http://term.ly), Terminology's online companion, providing an easy way to share words with short term.ly/word URLs.

Terminology's data is based on the Princeton University WordNet project. We love to hear your feedback, please contact us.

[website](http://agiletortoise.com)
[Twitter](@terminologyapp)
[Facebook](http://www.facebook.com/pages/Terminology/131981156834878)

iPad Screenshots

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Terminology screenshot 1 Terminology screenshot 2 Terminology screenshot 3 Terminology screenshot 4

App Changes

  • June 21, 2011 New version 2.0
  • March 27, 2011 New version 1.7.2
  • March 17, 2011 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • March 11, 2011 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • February 26, 2011 New version 1.7
  • December 29, 2010 New version 1.6
  • December 18, 2010 New version 1.5
  • December 17, 2010 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • December 15, 2010 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • November 18, 2010 New version 1.4
  • October 21, 2010 New version 1.3
  • September 23, 2010 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • August 26, 2010 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • August 24, 2010 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • August 20, 2010 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • August 11, 2010 New version 1.2
  • July 30, 2010 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • July 21, 2010 New version 1.1
  • June 24, 2011 New version 2.0
  • June 29, 2011 New version 2.01
  • July 19, 2011 New version 2.02
  • August 06, 2011 New version 2.03
  • August 13, 2011 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • August 22, 2011 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • October 05, 2011 New version 2.05
  • October 22, 2011 New version 2.07
  • December 29, 2011 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • January 06, 2012 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • January 20, 2012 New version 2.1
  • March 03, 2012 New version 2.11
  • March 16, 2012 New version 2.12
  • July 06, 2012 New version 2.15
  • November 06, 2012 New version 2.2
  • July 28, 2013 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99

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