What are the best offline English dictionary apps for Android?

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    #1Dictionary - 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

    Jorge Luis Gálvez
    Written on October 29, 2017
    "A dictionary cannot possibly teach you everything you need to know about English. You will not find out about grammar. That being said should everyone have dictionary either physical or digital? Absolutely. IS this app excellent? Yes. As good as having a physical one."
  2. 10

    #2English 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

    Thomas Elliott
    Written on December 10, 2017
    "The best feature about this app is that you can use it offline. However an English dictionary should know English words, but it seemed like some of the definitions were processed through a translator first. Great for spelling or if you're a native speaker, but probably wouldn't recommend it to secondary English speakers."
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    #3WordWeb 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

    Isabel Hurtado
    Written on November 4, 2017
    "For most people this should be more than good enough on the go. Even in a quiet environment this app has about any word you could search for and how to use it."
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    #4The 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

    Kenneth Armstrong
    Written on December 9, 2017
    "I use dictionary apps at work to make sure I do not misspell words. At my work I have no wifi or cell signal. I use The Free Dictionary because of this. It has every word I have tried to look up so far. It is easy to use and reliable for me. I think it is the best dictionary app I ave tried."
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    #5Dictionary.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

    Charvi Patel
    Written on November 5, 2017
    "Dictionary.com is an ONLINE site that gives you the English definition for words that you need, along with the synonym for a word. The site also offers you a word of the day, and grammar tips. You can also subscribe to the word of the day to come to your email inbox. "
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    #6Dict Box Pro

    Dict Box Pro
    Dict Box Pro is a complete multilingual dictionary and translator. Works on and offline and supports 30 languages. Easy and fast to use, includes also an offline pronunciation tool.
    Apps

    Android

    $10.99

    Terry Oliver
    Written on December 15, 2017
    "For a good offline dictionary (needed on long car trips with a bored curious three-year-old), I downloaded Dict Box Pro. It's great for looking up words she does not know. She spells the words and it goes to the definition. Very simple and efficient. My only suggestion would be for a voice option."
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    #7Oxford 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

    Amy James
    Written on November 10, 2017
    "I used to carry a pocket dictionary in my backpack. This is easier and as good."

Summary

Best What are the best offline English dictionary apps for Android
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Dictionary - Merriam-WebsterApps 15 Free
2English Dictionary - OfflineApps 10 Free
3WordWeb DictionaryApps 6 Free
4The Free DictionaryApps 5 Free
5Dictionary.com Apps 4 Free
6Dict Box ProApps 1 Paid
7Oxford Dictionary of EnglishApps -3 Free
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