By Farlex, Inc.
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Get the power of The Free Dictionary, the world's most comprehensive dictionary and thesaurus! English, Spanish, French, and 11 other languages, plus Medical, Legal, and other specialty dictionaries and multiple encyclopedias and thesaurus sources, all from the most trusted publishers. Play word games, read daily articles, even share your favorite words via social networks, email, and text. Use advanced searches and even use the English dictionary and thesaurus offline.
You can now log in with The Free Dictionary! Sync your bookmarks to all your devices and never lose them. Plus: Track your learning with neurons and badges and earn meals for hungry children through The Free Dictionary's partnership with the World Food Program—just by reading and playing games!
Rated #1 app in the App Store in the free reference category in 78 countries in 2011–2015. (Source: http://www.appannie.com/apps/ios/app/379450383/app-ranking/#device=iphone&type=best-ranks)
Content and Features
* Multiple English dictionaries, featuring extensive definitions, pronunciations, usage sentences, etymologies, and more.
* Extensive offline dictionary. Search with or without an Internet connection. NOTE: The offline dictionary must be downloaded separately using an Internet connection before offline mode can be accessed.
* Advanced Search options, including "Starts with," "Ends with," and "In definition."
* Multiple thesaurus sources, featuring synonyms, antonyms, related words, even images.
* Multiple encyclopedias, including Columbia, Collins, even Wikipedia.
* Multiple specialty dictionaries, including Medical, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Acronyms and Abbreviations, and more.
* Online dictionaries in 13 other languages: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch, Norwegian, Greek, Arabic, Polish, Turkish, and Russian.
* Choose which sources to include in your search results.
* Translate English words into more than 40 languages, ranging from Afrikaans and Arabic to Urdu and Vietnamese.
* Play American and British audio pronunciations in the English dictionary.
* Jump to Definition, Thesaurus, or Translations with one button.
* Look up any word on the page by highlighting it and tapping "Definition."
* Search for words on the page.
* Create unlimited bookmarks of your favorite words and encyclopedia entries.
* Learn something new every day with fresh daily content, including Word of the Day, This Day in History, Quote of the Day, Today's Birthday, and more. Even set notifications for daily delivery.
* Play games, including Spelling Bee, Match Up, Words Within Words, as well as Hangman in a dozen different languages.
* Customize your homepage: add or remove articles, games, even local weather and personalized horoscope.
* Navigate the app in more than a dozen languages with the multilingual interface.
* Share your favorite definitions and encyclopedia entries via Facebook, Twitter, email, and text (with supported operating systems). Even share daily homepage items.
* Adjust font size.
* View Weather temperatures in Fahrenheit or Celsius.
* Full iOS 8 support.
* For app developers: TheFreeDictionary.com app has the ability to be accessed by other apps with API calls (Contact Farlex for instructions on accessing TFD).
What's New in Version 4.5
* Optimized for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.
* Bug fixes, including notifications, homepage sharing, and offline shortcut buttons.
* If you like The Free Dictionary app, please rate it 5 stars in the App Store! We read every single review we receive, but unfortunately the App Store does not give us the ability to respond. If you have any problems or questions, please use the "Feedback" option in the settings menu to email support[at]tfd.com. How quickly we reply may surprise you!
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- Category: Reference
- Updated: 05 May 2015
- Version: 4.5
- Size: 12.6 MB
- Languages: English, Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Turkish
- Developer: Farlex, Inc.
- © 2015 Farlex, Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimised for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.