Webster’s College Dictionary

Webster’s College Dictionary

By MobiSystems, Inc.

  • Category: Reference
  • Release Date: 2011-07-21
  • Current Version: 10.0.3
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 114.79 MB
  • Developer: MobiSystems, Inc.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 104 Ratings

Description

Webster's New World ® College Dictionary is the most useful and authoritative dictionary you can own. More than 4,700 entries and senses have been added, including terms from the areas of arts and sports, science and medicine, food, computers and the Internet, business, law and politics. Thousands of revisions have been made to existing senses to reflect current usage. About 12,000 Americanisms have been included to extensively cover the words, phrases, and senses first used in the United States. This dictionary features advanced word definitions, complimented with abundant synonym notes, full-page tables and charts, drawings and authoritative guidance on usage and style points, all well-organized in a clear and accessible defining style. * Clear, readable definitions that provide instant understanding * More than 160,000 entries with abundant synonym notes, full-page tables and charts, and authoritative guidance on usage and style points * Over 800 illustrations, biographical photographs and maps * 12,000 specially identified Americanisms * 4,700 terms from the areas of arts and sports, science and medicine, computers and the Internet, food, business, politics and law * Thousands of well-revised examples of current word usage Webster's New World ® College Dictionary, 5th edition is selected by leading newspapers as their official dictionary of choice. It is a favorite of newsrooms and copy editors nationwide and it is the official dictionary of The Associated Press Stylebook. • NEW! With the addition of a convenient Home page, a sleeker and more intuitive visual layout, as well as innovations in the speed of searches you can delve right into the intricacies of English faster and easier than ever! Also includes advanced search and language tools that have become the staple of quality language apps from MobiSystems. SEARCH TOOLS – effortlessly find words using a clear, functional, and easy-to-use interface. The integrated search tools activate automatically the moment you start typing: * Search autocomplete helps find words quickly by displaying predictions as you type * Keyword lookup allows you to search within compound words and phrases * An automatic ‘Fuzzy filter’ to correct word spelling, as well as ‘Wild card’ ('*' or '?') to replace a letter or entire parts of a word * Camera search automatically searches for words in the camera viewfinder and displays results LEARNING TOOLS – engaging features that help you further enhance your vocabulary: * ‘Favorites’ feature to create custom folders with lists of words from the extensive library * ‘Recent’ list to help you easily review looked-up words * ‘Word of the day’ section to help expand your vocabulary every day * Fun and engaging word games like ‘Hangman’, ‘Word scramble’ and ‘Anagrams’ give you the opportunity to use newly learned words IMPORTANT NOTE FROM THE DEVELOPERS: If you have any questions, feedback or suggestions please contact us directly at support@mobisystems.com.

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Reviews

  • It e

    5
    By Williamtheornery
    I really like this dictionary. I find it easy to use and informative.
  • Use it all the dang the time

    5
    By Russssel
    Works good
  • Good but could be better

    4
    By mariafisher
    Would love for it to say word out loud. Otherwise a good app.
  • I’m so grateful for this app!

    5
    By Xx xYyyZzz
    My communication abilities have and improved with this support and my confidence for expression has raised.
  • Dictionary

    5
    By Tasha-B
    The best by far
  • Still the best dictionary out there!

    5
    By Broncofan!
    At age 60 this is still my 'go-to' dictionary! I love the ease, their updates every year, and carry it with me everywhere I go!
  • Great dictionary

    5
    By bwcollard
    Thanks
  • Webster app

    5
    By Bingo brasher
    Easy to navigate. Fast
  • Display features

    3
    By tmhjenkins
    I liked the older version in regards to the display of definitions. The screen is now too light & I feel I stress my eyes when using the app. But I just use it!!!
  • Favorite go-to dictionary.

    5
    By Penneywell
    Very good.

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