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Merriam-Webster Dictionary

  • Android, iPad, iPhone
  • Free
  • age 16+
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About Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Merriam-Webster, one of the best-known publishing houses for reference books in the world, has a mobile version of its popular dictionary, the Merriam-Webster Dictionary. A dictionary targeted at high school age students and up. It contains over 2,000 new words and is based on the Merrriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. It can be used for defining words, pronunciation, and part of speech. Download the world's most widely used monolingual dictionary now.

Merriam-Webster Dictionary Review

Used by millions all over the world, this tool offers a different way of understanding the English language. In this mobile version, you can listen to the pronunciation of any word whenever you want.

It's very useful for both those who are just starting to learn English as well as the most experienced native speakers. It also includes a history of the construction of English vocabulary, word by word.

In this fantastic dictionary you'll find comprehensive definitions of every word, with all the definitions, example sentences, etymologies, and synonyms for each. Language fanatics know that there's no shortage of awesome word game apps on Android. However, Webster's dictionary includes three games to help you work on your linguistics in just a minute or two.

You can also search by voice, which will help you practice, and you can even mark words as favorites so you can access them more easily. 

Have you tried Webster's dictionary for Android, or do you prefer a different dictionary app?

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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.


  • Universal App
  • 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
  • Favorite Word syncing through iCloud: Share your favorites between devices
  • Apple Watch Extension: See Word of the Day, look up words with voice search, and keep track of your favorites from your watch

Fully featured and absolutely free, this app is supported by ads. You can remove ads for $1.99 per year with an in-app purchase. Prices vary by location. Your subscription will automatically renew unless cancelled at least 24 hours before the end of the subscription period. You can manage your subscription in your account settings.

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