What's New

Thesaurus added!

Numerous flaw repairs and layout fine-tuning.

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 whether or not you’re connected.

Features:

* 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.
* Integrated Thesaurus: synonyms & antonyms are included with the dictionary
* 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
* Apple Watch Extension: See Word of the Day, look up words with voice search, and keep track of your favorites from your watch

Fully featured and absolutely free, this app is supported by ads. Upgrade to the premium version to remove ads.

iPhone Screenshots

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Apple Watch Screenshots

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App Changes

  • April 11, 2011 New version 1.0.5
  • March 18, 2011 New version 1.0.4
  • January 26, 2011 New version 1.0.3
  • January 13, 2011 New version 1.0.2
  • December 20, 2010 New version 1.0.1
  • August 01, 2011 New version 1.0.6
  • August 13, 2011 New version 1.1
  • December 15, 2011 New version 1.2
  • April 03, 2012 New version 1.2.1
  • September 05, 2012 New version 2.0
  • November 01, 2012 New version 2.1
  • October 12, 2013 New version 2.2
  • December 10, 2013 New version 2.3
  • December 20, 2013 New version 3.0
  • January 07, 2014 New version 3.0.1
  • May 01, 2014 New version 3.0.2
  • September 20, 2014 New version 3.1
  • September 24, 2014 New version 3.1.2
  • April 27, 2015 New version 3.2
  • June 18, 2015 New version 3.3
  • July 17, 2015 New version 3.3.1
  • September 15, 2015 New version 3.3.2
  • October 01, 2015 New version 3.3.3
  • October 24, 2015 New version 3.3.4
  • December 13, 2015 New version 3.4
  • January 17, 2016 New version 3.4.1
  • July 13, 2016 New version 3.4.3
  • July 21, 2016 New version 3.5

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