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Merriam-Webster Alternatives

Merriam-Webster is described as 'Free online dictionary, thesaurus, spanish-english and medical dictionaries, audio pronunciations, Word of the Day, word games, and many more high-quality Merriam-Webster language resources' and is a Dictionary in the education & reference category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Merriam-Webster for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Android, iPhone, Windows and iPad. The best alternative is GoldenDict, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Merriam-Webster are Wiktionary, Linguee, dict.cc and WordReference.

Merriam-Webster alternatives are mainly Dictionaries but may also be Translators or Language Learning Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Merriam-Webster.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Online
  • Android
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  • iPad

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    GoldenDict

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

    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.

    ⚫︎ PortableGoldenDict can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Website TranslationGoldenDict uses a built-in translator to translate content into any language in real time.
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    Wiktionary

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android

    Wiktionary is a multilingual, web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in 158 languages.

    ⚫︎ Works OfflineWiktionary can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    Linguee

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch

    Linguee is a new kind of dictionary app for French-English, Spanish-English and other language pairs. You will find reliable translations in the shortest time, even when you're offline.

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    dict.cc

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    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.

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    Translation from German to 21 languages
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    WordReference

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Android Tablet
    • Alfred

    WordReference is a free online Oxford dictionaries for Spanish, French, Italian, German and more.

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    Dictionary.com

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows Phone

    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!

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    Lingoes

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Lingoes is an easy and intuitive dictionary and text translation software.

    ⚫︎ PortableLingoes can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsLingoes can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, v2.9.2, released in August 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    Vocabulary.com

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    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 efficiently learn words.

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    Google Dictionary

    • FreeProprietary
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome

    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.

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    Power Thesaurus

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Android Tablet
    • Firefox
    • Opera
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome

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

    ⚫︎ Dark ModePower Thesaurus supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Power Thesaurus simultaneously.
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