What are the best dictionary apps?

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    #1Pocket Thesaurus

    Pocket Thesaurus
    This English dictionary contains thousands of common English words, so you can search for the meaning of lots of words and also check their synonyms and antonyms.



    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Ryan Sims
    Written on October 23, 2017
    "My primary freelance job is writing and as such I need good tools and resources. I like keeping up with what are the best dictionary apps that are presently available. One of my current tools that I love the most is Pocket Thesaurus. While technically not a dictionary, Pocket Thesaurus is a great tool to use when I am trying to avoid redundancy in my writing."
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    #2Dictionary.com

    Dictionary.com

    Dictionary.com is an app and website that serves as an online source for English definitions, word origins, synonyms, audio pronunciations, slang phrases, and much more. It works both online and offline.


    Apps

    Web, iOS, Android

    Free

    Raymond Douglas
    Written on October 25, 2017
    "A good, basic dictionary app that will do the job with little fuss. It's simple, easy to use and does what it says it will do, with little in the way of associated tools. It's not my go to dictionary source, but a decent choice."
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    #3Dictionary - Merriam-Webster

    Dictionary - Merriam-Webster
    Get this app to know everything you will need about English! This app doesn't need internet connection to work, and you will be able to improve your pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar by playing games.



    Apps

    Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Jack Murphy
    Written on October 17, 2017
    "What are the best dictionary apps? The Dictionary - Merriam-Webster app on Google Play is your solution."
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    #4English Dictionary - Offline

    English Dictionary - Offline
    This free English Dictionary includes over 243.000 definitions and inflected forms. It allows you to consult it offline, write personal notes, search history and manage your bookmarks.
    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Kelly Robinson
    Written on January 5, 2018
    "I could live without this application. Search engines like Google already have definitions embedded in their systems."
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    #5The Free Dictionary

    The Free Dictionary
    The Free Dictionary by Farlex works on and offline and is like getting more than 100 dictionaries in just one place. It includes millions of English definitions, as well as idioms and slang vocabulary. It offers also access to dictionaries in 13 other languages.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Grace Fisher
    Written on January 8, 2018
    "This app is a life saver when your constantly writing. Utilize it for blogs, fb or even school papers. Not only does it help you in English but you can even get help if you're bilingual. There is a thesaurus, medical dictionary and even a slang dictionary for those of us who have no idea what the new up and coming terminologies are. "
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    #6WordWeb Dictionary

    WordWeb Dictionary
    The WordWeb Dictionary is a useful tool that works both on and offline. Includes more than 285.000 words, phrases and derives forms, as well as 70.000 usage examples and 85.000 text pronunciations. 
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Gregory Franklin
    Written on January 7, 2018
    "This dictionary app is one of a kind for android. The app uses no advertisements so there won't be clutter around your search. You can find things like synonyms, antonyms, and thesaurus along with the dictionary. Also, a added bonus, this dictionary includes all the newest words being added to the English language."
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    #7Dictionary-Offline

    Dictionary-Offline

    Dictionary-Offline is a dictionary and thesaurus app which works even without connecting to the internet. This provides users with meanings of English words for free. It also provides synonyms and antonyms of the words users search for.

    Apps

    iOS

    Free

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    #8Thesaurus by Merriam-Webster

    Thesaurus by Merriam-Webster

    Thesaurus by Merriam-Webster is a website that allows users to Search more than 275,000 synonyms, antonyms, related words, and idiomatic phrases. The thesaurus serves as a guide to more precise and effective use of language.

    Websites

    Free

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    #9Oxford Dictionary of English

    Oxford Dictionary of English

    Oxford Dictionary of English offers you a large catalog of words and senses, including the very latest vocabulary, phrases and meanings. You can use it offline with the premium version.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Andrea Roberts
    Written on December 28, 2017
    "Oxford Dictionary of English is the best and original dictionary app. You can get a premium version to use offline if that is something you may need to make use of in class or something. "

Summary

Best What are the best dictionary apps
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Pocket ThesaurusApps 10 Free
2Dictionary.com Apps 8 Free
3Dictionary - Merriam-WebsterApps 8 Free
4English Dictionary - OfflineApps 5 Free
5The Free DictionaryApps 4 Free
6WordWeb DictionaryApps 4 Free
7Dictionary-OfflineApps 0 Free
8Thesaurus by Merriam-WebsterWebsites 0 Free
9Oxford Dictionary of EnglishApps -2 Free
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