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Merriam-Webster Dictionary HD

By Merriam-Webster, Inc.

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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.


* 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
* For iPad: Scrolling Index - lets you browse the entire dictionary

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

What's New in Version 3.4.3

New Weekly Challenge quizzes! A new word quiz every week!
Bug fixes
UX improvements

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Customer Reviews

I like it!

I'm FINALLY writing this review in response to one of the pop-ups that frequently appear asking me to rate the app and write a review. It's easy to click "no, not now" and continue with the search. The pop-up ads go away with little effort when I click out of them and they DON'T really annoy me or cause a hassle. AND I really enjoy the format, content and experience of this app, which I have been using for over 5 years! I, like many of you who have a dictionary app, am a compulsive word-looker-upper! This app is just the thing for that predilection! I'm only giving 4 stars because I
don't want the app get a swelled head!

This app is ...

... very good for people in their retirement years. It's like a review of what we learned in grade school, high school, college and in general, life itself. It is like "...oh, I remember that.....". Or ".....oh, I remember when they taught us about ....". The quizzes reaches out to so many parts of the brain so we can recall the answer. And the vocabulary repeat the words so just maybe u will be able to use it one day. Thank you!

Very very very very very very very very very

This app is very trustable, has good definitions, is understandable, and not the confusing dictionary. I use it all the time for school and it should be a help for all those who need an app for dictionary work. It gives quizzes and games as well that builds up vocabulary. This app is wonderful and I would recommend it to everyone of all ages.

Merriam-Webster Dictionary HD
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  • Free
  • Category: Reference
  • Updated:
  • Version: 3.4.3
  • Size: 64.3 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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