Webster’s College Dictionary

Webster’s College Dictionary

By MobiSystems, Inc.

  • Category: Reference
  • Release Date: 2011-07-21
  • Current Version: 10.0.12
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 113.06 MB
  • Developer: MobiSystems, Inc.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
Score: 4.54497
4.54497
From 189 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, sports, science, medicine, food, business, law, politics, computers and the Internet. 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 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. LATEST APP UPDАТES:  • Learn in style with any of the four colorful new themes – The colorful layout will turn your learning experience into an enjoyable routine. Customize your dictionary and benefit from the cheerful mood your favorite color brings you.  • Dive right into the intricacies of the language - With new and convenient Home page, sleeker and more intuitive visual layout, as well as innovations in the speed of searches, you can get to the desired entry faster than ever.   SEARCH TOOLS - quickly find words with the clear, functional, and easy-to-use interface. Designed to provide the most comprehensive search experience, the dictionary combines several search tools to match or predict what are you looking for, including:  • Search autocomplete helps you find words quickly by displaying predictions as you type.  • Keyword lookup allows you to search within compound words and phrases.  • Camera search looks up words in the camera viewfinder and displays results in seconds.  • Voice search helps you find an entry when you don’t know how a word is spelled. Looking for a specific word but don't know how it's spelled? We've got you covered with our automatic ‘Fuzzy filter’ to correct word spelling, as well as ‘Wild card’ ('*' or '?') to replace a letter or entire parts of a word. LEARNING TOOLS - engaging features that help you further enhance your vocabulary. Designed to give you freedom to structure your studies, the dictionary combines several learning tools to help you be more organized, including:  • ‘Favorites’ that allow you to create custom folders with lists of words.  • Recent list which helps you to easily review looked-up words.  • Swipe-to-delete functionality in the Recent and Favorites menus.  • Word-of-the-day option to teach you a new word every day. Feel excited by the new word or definition you just learned? Share your discovery with friends on social media, email or any other option available on your device.

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Reviews

  • Thorough.

    5
    By frsalomon
    Effective.
  • os30

    4
    By os30
    from print to app
  • Recommended for Comp II class

    5
    By merissawilliams
    Love this! Was recommended it by my professor
  • Glad to have a true Webster’s dictionary

    4
    By Dale Yates
    A solid app. The bonus is that it is Webster’s New World. All I would change is to auto-highlight the search field so when I click on it to type the next search, it immediately replaces my old entry. Also, I wish it handled phonetic searches better. However, most dictionaries and spellcheckers seem incapable of processing phonetic searches well. Seems counter to the intent, though.
  • Great Dictionary

    4
    By Jazzy-JK
    Always up to date. Only negative is lack of etymologies.
  • It’s a dictionary

    5
    By Mike C.........
    It defines things.
  • Annoying Pop-ups

    1
    By Eilif the Lost
    The software is not bad and performs OK, but One Star for continually soliciting a five-star review with in-your-face pop-ups. The dictionary itself is one I have been using for many years and is an excellent alternative to Mirriam-Webster.
  • Ted44

    5
    By Tedsal
    Full dictionary and reference. Perfect for my needs. 😊
  • Webster’s New World dictionary, 5th edition.

    5
    By JamesAaronBalladarez
    I find this dictionary very helpful in supporting biblical principles. When I used to use the “smartphone,” I could see why Google made it difficult and nearly impossible for me to download this dictionary.
  • Great app

    5
    By Tom/Hou
    Useful

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