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$ 3.99
Genres: [Reference | Education]
Developer: Farlex, Inc.
Release Date: Apr 30, 2012
Version: 4.5
Size: 8.34 MB
$ 3.99
Price Changed on Jul 17, 2013
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The Free Dictionary PRO gives you the power of the world's most comprehensive dictionary with or without Internet! English, Spanish, and 12 other dictionaries, all available online or offline and without ads. Even translate English into more than 40 languages without a connection. Plus all the content of the classic app, including multiple encyclopedias, specialty dictionaries, and thesauri, all from the most trusted sources. Play word games, read daily articles, even share your favorite words via social networks, email, and text.

You can now log in with The Free Dictionary! Sync your bookmarks to all your devices and never lose them. Plus: Track your learning with neurons and badges and earn meals for hungry children through The Free Dictionary's partnership with the World Food Program—just by reading and playing games!

Features only available in TheFreeDictionary PRO:

* No advertisements.

* Expanded offline content, including a comprehensive offline English dictionary.

* Ability to download extensive offline dictionaries for 13 other languages: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch, Norwegian, Greek, Arabic, Polish, Turkish, and Russian.

* Ability to download offline translations of English into more than 40 languages.

* Dozens of other offline translation options.

NOTE: Offline content must be downloaded separately using an Internet connection before offline mode can be accessed.

Plus TheFreeDictionary's classic app content:

* Multiple English dictionaries, featuring extensive definitions, pronunciations, usage sentences, etymologies, and more.

* Advanced Search options, including "Starts with," "Ends with," and "In definition."

* Multiple thesauruses, featuring synonyms, antonyms, related words, even images.

* Multiple encyclopedias, including Columbia, Collins, even Wikipedia.

* Multiple specialty dictionaries, including Medical, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Acronyms and Abbreviations, and more.

* Online dictionaries in 13 other languages.

* Choose which sources to include in your search results.

* Translate English words into more than 40 languages, plus dozens of other translation options.

* Play multiple audio pronunciations in online dictionaries.

* Look up any word on the page by highlighting it and tapping "Definition."

* Create unlimited bookmarks.

* Learn something new every day with fresh daily content: Word of the Day, This Day in History, Quote of the Day, Today's Birthday and more. Even set notifications for daily delivery.

* Play games: Spelling Bee, Match Up, Words Within Words, plus Hangman in a dozen different languages.

* Customize your homepage: add or remove articles, games, even local weather and personalized horoscope.

* Navigate the app in more than a dozen languages with the multilingual interface.

* Share your favorite words via Facebook, Twitter, email and text (with supported operating systems). Even share daily homepage items.

* Adjust font size.

* For app developers: The Free Dictionary app has the ability to be accessed by other apps with API calls (Contact Farlex for instructions on accessing TFD).
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Download Dictionary on PC or Mac:
1. Go to the Dictionary application page in your iTunes.
2. Click the button to download the App.
3. Sync your iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or iPad mini with iTunes to install the Dictionary app.
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1. Open the App Store on your iDevice.
2. Search for Dictionary.
3. Click the button to download and install it on your device.
4. Enjoy.


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*This Dictionary application may be available in some countries.

User Ratings

Apr 12
(5★) A favorite ap; I use it a lot
Easy to use, affordable and offering more rhan many dictionary aps.
Apr 11
(5★) Great dictionary.
It is much more thorough than a brand name dictionary that I paid money for. I love it!
Apr 10
(5★) Still My First Choice
Re-rate every update. Yet it keeps getting better! I have 5 dictionaries loaded, this, through trial and error, has risen to the
top, it consistently returns more information than others. Plus I like
Apr 09
(5★) Dictionary! is the Five-Star of all Five-Star Apps
This is the coolest App. It's fun, educational, and just plain necessary.Dictionary! keeps me abreast of what's going on in the
world, keeps me from making a fool of myself with my clumsy spelling and
(5★) Amazing
I love the way this app depicts all the vocabularies!
Apr 08
(5★) Lover of words spelled and used properly, poet.
I love this dictionary. It doesn't hold some propitiatory database of word definitions as it's standard but uses a variety of
sources, while concurrently identifying a word's origin (or many origins)
(5★) Really a great help.
I use it frequently and it never fails to give me the definitions I need.
Apr 07
(5★) Great App
One of the most interesting apps I ever had. They thought about every thing. Thank you for your work, guys.
Apr 04
(5★) Has ALL words
What I want most in a dictionary is that it has an entry for every word I look up. That's exactly what I get here. This makes it
far superior to the other ten or twenty dictionaries that I've installe
(5★) A great dictionary
The best dictionary app that I have used. It's great. I can look for any word and it will find it with the link to Wikipedia. The
best, you should try it.
(4★) Comprehensive and Occasionally Confusing
With a greater database of words than my other dictionaries, TheFreeDictionary app is my regular go-to resource. There are times,
however, when the example sentences that are provided are just plain w
(5★) Excellent App!
This app is the best! I use it almost every day & recommend it highly.
Mar 10
(5★) Awesome Dictionary
This dictionary is unlike any I have used. I never leave home without it. Have it on all my devices.
(5★) Fantastic
The best dictionary I have ever used. I need nothing else. I love it!
Mar 02
(5★) My goto app!
Best one yet. I use it nearly everyday.
Feb 26
(5★) Top Notch!
I have returned to school (after MANY years!), & this app is a critical study tool for me. I can't do without it! Very
user-friendly with wonderful features!
Feb 20
(5★) Couldn't be better
Your dictionary as well as the thesaurus is precisely what makes learning about words enjoyable.I personally enjoy the few tidbits
provided. (Today in history, Article of the day, Quote of the day, an
(5★) Love the offline feature
Great dictionary in general and then when you're able to get so many different dictionaries/translations available offline, makes
it so much more. Cost are more than reasonable as well.
Feb 18
(5★) Replaces Oxford dictionary
My Oxford dictionary for my PC crashed. This app does all that it did and more: Spelling, pronunciation, word origin, and
examples of correct usage. Rates five stars easily.
Feb 17
(5★) nonreader
since i don't read enough, this is very helpfull
(5★) It's great!
Gives you lots of meaning options (pulls from several online sources). I just wish the search box were a lot bigger!
Feb 16
(5★) Excellent dictionary! This is an excellent diction
Awesome Awesome dictionary! It helps you pronounce words correctly and it has so many other great things about it. It has a lot
of history and events. A must-have dictionary!Thanks
Feb 13
(5★) Blessing
This is an excellent source for information! Greatly appreciate it!
Feb 12
(5★) Only Dictionary I USE
This dictionary is the best app in searching definitions for theoretically anything and while your gaining your cognizance
ability, its various widgets on there are so convenient and a memory saver if
Feb 10
(5★) Very solid and reliable
A very dependable reference, I have never been disappointed by this broad array of information.
Feb 09
(5★) Enjoying this app
Thank you ! The best dictionaryapp. Cannot leave home without it.
Feb 08
(4★) Most useful
I read for pleasure and use this app many times a day for pronunciation and etymology.The various word games are entertaining and
Feb 07
(5★) Very Useful and Complete
I find the word I'm looking for here more often than other online dictionaries. Furthermore it is more likely to reveal the
meaning of the word in the context in which I found it than other dictionari
Feb 06
(5★) Favorite App
This is my favorite dictionary app. I use it every single day. I've tried other dictionaries but I keep coming back to this one.
Feb 03
(4★) Just got it
Seems great so far. Except that they're pestering me to review when I've hardly used the app. Wish they'd relax and solicit me
after I've had a chance to really explore the features. But like I said,
Feb 02
(5★) Terrific!
Great app. I encourage my nursing students to use your dictionary, because it helps them to pronounce medical words.
(5★) Conrad
Great dictionary. Facts, fun and a fantastic array of words.
(5★) The Best
I use this app a lot, when needing information or trying to write graduate papers it truly comes in handy. Would recommend to
anyone needing a quick reference.
Feb 01
(3★) No speech
No speech to text or reverse. This is a major handicap.
Jan 30
(5★) The only dictionary I use!
I love this dictionary. The home page, word of the day, ease of use. I use it several times a day.
Jan 28
(5★) Starts my day
I go to this app each morning and complete it as I start my day. Like my Dad, I try to use any word I may learn 5 times that day
so that it will become a permanent part of my vocabulary. Many times,
(5★) Must read
This is the best dictionary app I ever had. I like the little nuggets of information that come with it, and especially enjoy
reading my daily horoscope. I also love the fact that the pronunciation is
Jan 26
(5★) Best app dictionary!
Extremely helpful! Also love the new game "parole dentro le parole"! Grazie!Molto contenta!Tks for fixing problems.The new
improved even better
Jan 25
(5★) Excelente, vale la pena comprarlo
Se aprende algo nuevo todos los días y se mejora el vocabulario en inglés. Me encanta que es una forma muy cómoda de leer
artículos en Wikipedia ya que el formato es más cómodo para lectura.
Jan 24
(5★) My daily intellectual bread
I rarely use this as a dictionary but rather as a broad history lesson or a surprise visit to a unknown thought. For the days I
remember to look I am thoroughly rewarded. The only changes I would make
Jan 20
(5★) I love it 3
A very useful app, Its really great
(5★) Really good dictionary
Tried the free one and liked it so well I bought the pro. Outstanding.
Jan 19
(5★) Challenges the mind
Keeps the little gray cells working and staying healthy.
Jan 18
(5★) Best dictionary App on iOS!
Easy to use. Nice user interface!
(5★) Stimulating!
The best dictionary, thesaurus, daily supply of enlightenment I have! Stimulating!
Jan 11
(5★) Great as is, Plz extend the Farsi translations
I absolutely love this dictionary. I use it everyday, read the word of the day, and also look up a few difficult words. Love the
Farsi translations as well, they seem pretty accurate where they are
Jan 08
(5★) I have no words
Demasiado bueno para creer que algo tan grandioso pueda estar en solo la palma de mi mano. Great app.
Jan 07
(4★) good but not excellent
It is good dictionary, but unfortunately it does not open up while reading a document or paper. It would be better if it
automatically open when I need to check the spelling etc.
Jan 04
(5★) Farlex
The best things in life are free.
Dec 25, 2014
(5★) I highly recommend it.
An excellent dictionary and thesaurus with translation capabilities and more.
Dec 21, 2014
(5★) Farlex Free Dictionary
Much more than a dictionary, but what a dictionary!A "go to" app that has become a "sticking around" app for learning and fun.
Dec 13, 2014
(5★) A Very Good Dictionary
The definitions offer several meanings of words and with examples. Roots and origins of words are provided along with synonyms. A
thesaurus link offers further understanding. I like that some words an
Dec 08, 2014
(5★) One of my favorites
Helps keep sharp your vocabulary and general knowledge.
Dec 05, 2014
(5★) Love it!
Excellent dictionary! Use it all the time.
Nov 29, 2014
(5★) ?
Fun, useful, entertaining, educational, addictive, used every day.
Nov 27, 2014
(5★) Excellent multilingual tool!
Much more than just an English dictionary. I use it all the time to help with my French, Spanish, and more. Huge amount of
information. Fantastic!
Nov 23, 2014
(5★) Mr
The best app ever. I use it everyday.
Nov 21, 2014
(5★) A great app!
If you are looking for a fun and useful app get this one. It is simply one of the best apps I have ever used.
(5★) Great Reference Material
I first tried this dictionary out figuring it was like all the rest, it was not. I liked it so much I purchased the remainder and
enjoy every word I must look up. I love the reference pictures with re
Nov 19, 2014
(5★) Awesome app!
Awesome app! I use it all the time. Quick and easy, expansive and accurate. Great sound function for easy pronunciation guidance
Nov 17, 2014
(2★) Help!
This is a very confusing website. It is not clearwhat the features are there being no instructions. I originally elected to sign
up forthe free dictionary but on learning of all of thepromised feature
Nov 15, 2014
(5★) My First Choice
I have 5 dictionaries loaded, this, through trial and error, has risen to the top, it consistently returns more information than
Nov 10, 2014
(5★) I have tried them all, this app is clear favorite.
I have Tried all the apps for word usage. Including the expensive Oxford press brands of all of them. This app is by far and
away both the most comprehensive app good for quick or academic work grea
(5★) Excellent!
This dictionary gives lots of definitions and synonyms. It has everything I need!
Nov 06, 2014
(5★) One Good Source for All
This has served well in many times I had needed to know the meaning of the word.
Nov 05, 2014
(5★) Best ever
Its great and I love the offline mode
Nov 03, 2014
(5★) The Free Dictionary by Farlex
Complete, definitive, multi-sourced, additional languages, thesaurus, wiki-link, off-line use—an amazing tool, and by far the
best on- or off-line dictionary.
Oct 29, 2014
(4★) Good
great app and all features that are in
Oct 27, 2014
(5★) My first choice to check words
Because it automatically checks many languages at the same time, just as you type a word.
Oct 21, 2014
(5★) Best so far
this dictionary is a life saver.I can count on it any day and time.
Oct 19, 2014
(4★) Fun app
Very fun app to keep me occupied when I am bored
Oct 12, 2014
(4★) Easy to use & friendly
Quick responses as needed in a day-by-day usage!
Oct 09, 2014
(5★) Best Dictionary Hands Down for Med Students
No other dictionary app has access to Wikipedia and a full medical dictionary like this. A lot of medical jargon I commonly look
up returns negative search results on other apps (, Webst
Oct 06, 2014
(5★) Darfi08
Excellent tool. I love the word for today feature. It keeps me entertained.
Oct 05, 2014
(5★) Wonderful
This app is just Awesome! I Love This App!
Sep 27, 2014
(5★) International Dictionary
Excellent resource of unusual words. Very interesting. Easy to understand. Fun to start with an unusual letter or letters and
discover their meaning. Very good.
Sep 18, 2014
(5★) My Best Dictionary
I am daily user of this dictionary. I highly recomend it to anyone. Excellent App.
Sep 17, 2014
(5★) The one I use.
I appreciate this app very much, as I like to get definitions from more than one source, and to find the origin of the word.
Sep 14, 2014
(5★) My favorite app
Best dictionary ever. Super features, easy to use, and I have yet to find a deficiency no matter how esoteric the word.
Sep 13, 2014
(5★) Worth the price? YES!
For anyone, make that everyone, whether a writer, speaker, reader, or one who likes and needs to continue to learn, this IS the
dictionary for us.
Sep 08, 2014
(5★) Complete
This dictionary app is very complete. No need to carry around a heavy book and spend part of your time looking for a word
definition. You have what you look for at your finger print, just in one click
Sep 05, 2014
(5★) Pro-version Dictionary
This is awesome! Life long learning: connected to the past (history) and not missing a beat of the present, and foreseeing the can get it all!
Aug 27, 2014
(5★) REALLY good app
Better than because it has word games and other tools that keep your attention while you learn words.
Aug 24, 2014
(5★) Extremely Helpful
This APP is awesome. As an English Second Language speaker, I have learnt so much from the Dictionary APP. It not only explains
the meaning of the words, but also gives examples of sentences.
Aug 20, 2014
(5★) Very happy
I find this app very useful. And I use it nearly everyday.
Aug 18, 2014
(5★) Dictionary
Great App!Very practical, user friendly, and gets right to what one is looking for. Great for scholastic studies or work
necessities, to the casual learning experience. Has plenty of valuable informat
Aug 04, 2014
(5★) I Like Good Words
I Like Good Words Were Owl, Elephant, Train and Lion.
Jul 30, 2014
(5★) More than a dictionary!
I am completely satisfied with this dictionary. In the months I have used it there has been no instance when it failed to provide
a full response. In spite of that, I chose to the pro version to allow
(5★) Remarkable
Nothing else compares!No font impressive enough to express my joy!Merci Beaucoup!
Jul 29, 2014
(5★) Excellent
This is perfect for English learners from all over the world. Highly recommended!
Jul 25, 2014
(5★) Renewed faith in technology
Love, love, love it. It has kindled my hope that language and technology can co-exist.
Jul 19, 2014
(5★) Love at first sight!
Had this app for five minutes and I already love it! Other two dictionary apps going to the Cloud! So glad I stumbled upon it!
Jul 17, 2014
(4★) Great!
If you like words and their power, then this is for you. Great way to check and improve your vocabulary. Strange word when
reading, just an ap away to find its definition. Nice daily games and other i
Jul 16, 2014
(5★) Great? Absolutely
Specially for someone interested on English writing o speaking this is an excellent tool.
Jul 14, 2014
(5★) Words, words, words
Excellent, efficient and on right time!
Jul 11, 2014
(5★) Love it! Use it everyday.
Works like a dream, easy to use, very reliable. Particularly love the translation feature. This app has enhanced my reading and
writing greatly. I strongly recommend it.
Jul 10, 2014
(5★) Very useful
I use this everyday! Very beneficial!
Jul 08, 2014
(5★) Convinient
Great app convenient and easy to used
(5★) Excellent Program
I have enjoyed the programs fun side while using the functional dictionary and educational features.TPW
Jul 03, 2014
(5★) Fun for word aficionados!
All the info i love about words in one spot with links to others. The plus version is even better.
Jul 01, 2014
(5★) Charge your mind
Fantastic way to start the morning or afternoon and charge your mind! This app does wonders to increase your vocabulary and your
understanding of the world around us!
Jun 29, 2014
(4★) Useful
I am avid reader. Now keep phone near and look up words, places, people new to me. Dictionary is great for this. Many sources for
definitions, background info etc.
Jun 28, 2014
(5★) Great
Buy it! If you love words you will love this app. Well worth the price. I use it everyday to discover meaning and identify
different connotations.
(5★) Best of the best
Just get it!it is worth while to buy it
Jun 19, 2014
(5★) Great daily learning
Use it every day. I am old but it makes me feel I can still learn something.
Jun 18, 2014
(5★) The Best!
I have used many dictionary apps but your app is by far the best!
(5★) Help at your fingertips
Simple easy-to-use works well for hard words to pronounce I love it!
Total 108 reviews with 97.4% ratings for this app.
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