What's New

Voice. noun. Something you can now use when searching for the definition of a word.

Our push notifications just got a whole lot better too. Travel anywhere in the world and receive real-time notifications and alerts from Dictionary.com.

You may also notice our Word of the Day has had a makeover. Check out the polished new look!

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 more features than you might expect:

• Word of the Day – expand your vocabulary and challenge yourself daily

• Audio pronunciation – increase confidence in English and never mispronounce another word

• Articles – explore hundreds of fun topics on language, grammar, and words in the wild

• Slideshows – learn fascinating facts about language

• Favorite words and search history – never forget the words you learn and save words for future reference

• Spelling suggestions – not sure how a word is spelled? Spell check in the app will help

• Advanced learner’s dictionary – special content for ESL, EFL and English learners

Extra upgrades included in our Pro App:

• Remove Ads
• Encyclopedia

• Idioms and Phrases

• Example Sentences

• Medical, Science and Rhyming Dictionaries

iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 18, 2014 Initial release
  • December 23, 2014 New version 4.0
  • December 30, 2014 Price increase: $4.99 -> $7.99
  • May 11, 2015 Price decrease: $7.99 -> $4.99
  • May 14, 2015 Price increase: $4.99 -> $5.99
  • May 18, 2015 Price increase: $5.99 -> $6.99
  • May 23, 2015 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $4.99
  • June 14, 2019 New version 7.2.19
  • August 17, 2019 New version 7.2.20
  • August 29, 2019 New version 7.2.21
  • September 05, 2019 New version 7.2.22
  • November 05, 2019 New version 7.2.27

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