What's New

- Update the contents to 2016 edition.
- Optimized for iOS 10

App Description

The new 2014 Collins English Dictionary and Thesaurus app is fast, easy-to-use, has all the latest words, and is the most comprehensive and trustworthy combined English Dictionary and Thesaurus available on iOS. It contains more than 722,000 words, meanings and phrases and 410,000 synonyms and antonyms reflecting the rapid evolution and growth of modern English. No internet connection is required. Pronunciation audio available offline.

For more than a century, Collins’ editors have worked to create dictionaries that meet the needs of the world they define. They’re still doing so today, tracking language change around the world and vetting suggestions from the public on collinsdictionary.com, ensuring Collins English Dictionary and Thesaurus truly is the home of living language. With all of the latest words to enter the English language as well as over 8,500 place names and 5,500 biographies you have thousands of fascinating facts and figures at your fingertips. Usage notes give advice on using the right word in the right place, and thousands of etymologies trace the roots of modern English.

*More than 722,000 words, meanings and phrases
*Over 410,000 synonyms and antonyms
*Pronunciation audio available
*Literary and rare words useful for crossword solvers and setters as well as Scrabble players
*Includes the latest new words and extensive coverage of scientific and technical vocabulary
*Over 8,500 place names and 5,500 biographies
*Full appendixes of the Collins English Dictionary (The Joy of Dictionaries by best-selling author Mark Forsyth, Guide to Using the Dictionary, Pronunciation Guide and Abbreviations)
*No internet connection required

Search features include:

-Alphabetical listing
-Spelling suggestions
-Linked Dictionary and Thesaurus
-Anagrams
-Fast pattern-match search (*, ?, vowel, consonant and group of letters) for crossword solving
-Customize search options (starts/ends with, appears in idioms/examples)
-Search within entries, definitions and examples
-‘Jump’ feature – touch any word anywhere in the dictionary to go to the definition
-Custom action feature allows users to look up a word in the dictionary from within other applications
-Bookmark and history functions

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • October 23, 2014 Initial release
  • November 20, 2014 New version 1.0.1
  • February 12, 2015 New version 1.1
  • February 25, 2015 Price decrease: $11.99 -> $6.99
  • March 28, 2015 Price increase: $6.99 -> $11.99
  • April 15, 2015 Price decrease: $11.99 -> $6.99
  • August 08, 2015 New version 1.1.1
  • November 17, 2015 New version 1.2
  • November 15, 2016 New version 1.3