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  • Google Translate icon

    Google Translate

    Google Translate is a free online translation service that can instantly translate text and web pages between over 50 languages. The iPhone and Android versions offer voice input.

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone S60 Blackberry Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad

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    GoldenDict

    GoldenDict is an open-source dictionary program for PC computers that gives translations of words and phrases for different languages. It allows use of several popular dictionary file formats simultaneously. A free, ad-sponsored...

    Freemium Windows Linux Android

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    Dictionary.com

    The free Dictionary.com app delivers content from Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com, including nearly a million words and definitions and 90,000 synonyms and antonyms. No internet required! Features that require an internet...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Windows Phone

  • Google Dictionary icon

    Google Dictionary

    Google's dictionary extension on Google Chrome. With it, you can double-click any word to view its definition in a small pop-up bubble, or search the complete definition of any word or phrase using the address bar dictionary. The...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome

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    Lingoes

    Best (portable) translation service of the world using Google Translate, Babelfish, Yahoo translation and.... Lingoes sits in the system tray and becomes ones pop-up dictionary and thesaurus, as well as ones text and URL translator...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued Last update from 2014-08-16. See http://www.lingoes.net/en/translator/download.htm
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    Wiktionary

    Wiktionary is a multilingual, web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in 158 languages. Unlike standard dictionaries, it is written collaboratively by volunteers, dubbed "Wiktionarians", using wiki...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    Ludwig.guru

    Linguistic search engine and contextualized translator. The final solution for your writing doubts! Search, compare, translate, learn and get inspired.

    Free Web / Cloud

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    StarDict

    StarDict is a Cross-Platform and international dictionary Software. It has powerful features such as "Glob-style pattern matching", "Scan selection word," "Fuzzy query," etc. Stardict Version3.0 has...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud AmigaOS

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    WordReference

    WordReference is a free online Oxford dictionaries for Spanish, French, Italian, German and more. Conjugations, audio pronunciations and forums for your questions. In addition to the Oxford dictionaries, WordReference has two of...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone

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    dict.cc

    dict.cc is not only an online dictionary translating from English and German to 21 languages. Its an attempt to create a platform where users from all over the world can share their knowledge in the field of translations. Every...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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    The Free Dictionary

    Online Dictionary - Multiple dictionaries including: English dictionary, medical dictionary, legal dictionary, financial dictionary, computer dictionary, thesaurus, dictionary of acronyms and abbreviations, dictionary of idioms...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet

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    Reference.com

    Reference.com offers a massive online dictionary, thesaurus, encyclopedia, quote finder, and translator (powered by Google Translate)- all for free. For the Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com mobile app, go here....

    Free Web / Cloud

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    Linguee

    Linguee is both an editorial dictionary and a search engine for translations from the bilingual web. Our language pairs include EnglishGerman, EnglishFrench, EnglishSpanish, and EnglishPortuguese with more languages to come. Check us...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Apple Dictionary icon

    Apple Dictionary

    Your Mac also comes with a versatile Dictionary application. It also includes to other reference libraries such as thesaurus, Apple glossary, and Wikipedia. With it, you can find definitions, learn of the word's origin, find...

    Free Personal Mac

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    Vocabulary.com

    Vocabulary.com is the easiest, most intelligent way to improve your vocabulary. It combines an adaptive learning system (The Challenge) with the world’s fastest dictionary (The Dictionary) so that you can more quickly and more...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone iPad

  • Power Thesaurus icon

    Power Thesaurus

    Power Thesaurus is a fast, comprehensive and easy-to-follow online thesaurus for writers, journalists, students and teachers.

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone iPad

  • Dixio icon

    Dixio

    Dixio is the solution for all those who care about their language Who want to learn more and enrich their vocabulary: when you receive a presentation or prepare a document, when you are reading in Internet or preparing your...

    Freemium Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone iPad

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    Oxford Dictionaries

    Free online dictionary of British English and American English from Oxford. Translate from English to Spanish, French, Italian, and German with bilingual dictionaries. Get writing, spelling and grammar help, and play word games. (US)

    Free Web / Cloud

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  • Wordnik icon

    Wordnik

    What is Wordnik? Wordnik wants to be a place for all the words, and everything known about them. Traditional dictionaries make you wait until theyve found what they consider to be "enough" information about a word...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Wordo icon

    Wordo

    Wordo.co is the clean and social dictionary, loved by word-geeks, Wiktionary enthousiasts and students.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • QwickUp icon

    QwickUp

    Access all your favorite dictionaries and other lookup services in one place. Firefox and Chrome extension are available to easily select and lookup any text in web pages.

    Free Web / Cloud Firefox

  • Google Translator icon

    Google Translator

    Google™ Translator is a powerful tool to translate selected words (or sentences) to a wide range of supported languages.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Chrome Firefox

  • Glosbe icon

    Glosbe

    Huge collaborative massively multilingual dictionary.

    Free Personal Web / Cloud

  • xFarDic icon

    xFarDic

    xFarDic is a comprehensive multilingual dictionary developed using GTK2, wxWidgets, libxml2, under GNU/Linux and relesed under GNU/GPL. It can be installed and used in different RPM and Debian based distros.

    Open Source Linux

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    Visuwords

    The fun and free way to look up definitions. THE graphical dictionary and visual thesaurus. We love words.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Define icon

    Define

    Define is the fastest and most lightweight dictionary application you have ever seen on iOS! Define relies only on the internal dictionary Apple hides inside your iOS device. No need to be constantly reliant on an internet...

    Open Source iPhone iPad

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    Ultralingua

    At Ultralingua, we make software for people who love languages. We focus on high quality consumer applications for mobile devices, and offer our linguistic APIs to partners in a variety of fields. Our editor team creates and...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Blueseal Dictionary icon

    Blueseal Dictionary

    Comprehensive dictionary of English, German, Spanish and French including synonyms.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone Blackberry Chrome OS Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

  • LexBook icon

    LexBook

    A powerful english dictionary online with many examples of use: definitions, synonyms, translations, tendencies, news and books ….

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Dictionary .NET icon

    Dictionary .NET

    Dictionary .NET is a tiny, easy and smart multilingual dictionary translating from/to 65 languages using Googles and Bing services. Integrates Google and Bing Dictionary, Translate, Search, Suggest (4-in-1) without installing and...

    Free Windows

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    Cambridge Dictionaries Online

    Cambridge University Press has been publishing dictionaries for learners of English since 1995. Cambridge Dictionaries Online has been offering these dictionaries completely free of charge since 1999.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • purple icon

    purple

    Dictionary from the Elementary project.

    Open Source Linux

    • Discontinued This project has been replaced by https://launchpad.net/lingo-dictionary. Lingo is fully backwards compatible and will be available in Luna.
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    FancyTran

    FancyTran is FREE and the most popular online translation app for BlackBerry with support for Google and Bing translation and text to speech pronunciation. It supports over 60 languages for translation and over 50 for pronunciation....

    Free Blackberry

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    SpanishDict

    SpanishDict is a Spanish-learning website that offers a Spanish to English dictionary, a Spanish-English translator, video lessons, flashcards, and more. The SpanishDict app features a complete Spanish-English dictionary, talking...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone

  • S3.Google Translator icon

    S3.Google Translator

    Translation of selected text, introduced by a phrase or a fully web-site from any language to any language.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android Firefox

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