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WordWeb Alternatives

WordWeb is described as 'international English dictionary and thesaurus program for Microsoft Windows, iOS, Android and Mac OS X. Available for download online, the program is partly based on the WordNet database' and is a popular Dictionary in the education & reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to WordWeb for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Dictionary.com, which is free. Other great apps like WordWeb are Lingoes, Power Thesaurus, Thesaurus.com and QuickDic Offline Dictionary.

WordWeb alternatives are mainly Dictionaries but may also be Translators. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of WordWeb.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • iPad
  • Android Tablet

WordWeb is an international English dictionary and thesaurus program for Microsoft Windows, iOS, Android and Mac OS X....

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  1. Dictionary.com icon

    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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  2. Lingoes icon

    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    The program is no longer updated.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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    Lingoes vs WordWeb opinions
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    Instant pop up service, external and user-defined dictionaries make it better.

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  3. Power Thesaurus icon

    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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  4. Thesaurus.com icon

    Thesaurus.com

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Drive - Docs

    Thesaurus.com is the world’s largest and most trusted free online thesaurus brought to you by Dictionary.com. For over 20 years, Thesaurus.

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  5. QuickDic Offline Dictionary icon

    QuickDic Offline Dictionary

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    QuickDic offline multilingual translation dictionary.

    • Multi-lingual dictionaries between many language pairs.
    • FREE, ad-free, and open-source!
    • Dictionaries stored on SD card (works offline!)
    • Create your own dictionaries.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineQuickDic Offline Dictionary can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    Artha

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com

    Artha is a handy thesaurus based on WordNet with distinct features like global hotkey look-up, passive desktop notifications, regular expression based search, etc.. Artha may be used as a free open-source replacement to the proprietary WordWeb Pro.

    ⚫︎ PortableArtha can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Artha vs WordWeb opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Artha is a great alternative to WordWeb.

    It's good better for fast searching of a meaning of a word. Almost like the world wide web.

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    Aard Dictionary

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

    Dictionary and offline Wikipedia reader.

    ⚫︎ Works OfflineAard Dictionary can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    Aard Dictionary vs WordWeb opinions
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    It's a proper dictionary. Open source. Can even use the same dictionary that Word Web use. It can also use the more comprehensive Wiktionary if you so choose.

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  8. WordNet

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    WordNet® is a large lexical database of English. Nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs are grouped into sets of cognitive synonyms (synsets), each expressing a distinct concept. Synsets are interlinked by means of conceptual-semantic and lexical relations.

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    Discontinued

    The most recent Windows version of WordNet is 2.1, released in March 2005, and version 3.0 for Unix/Linux/Solaris/etc. was released in December 2006.

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    TheSage

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    TheSage is a powerful language reference system that couples a professional dictionary of the English language with multifaceted and extensive thesaurus

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    TemaTres

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    TemaTres is an open source vocabulary server, web application to manage and exploit vocabularies, thesauri, taxonomies and formal representations of knowledge.

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