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Mobile apps from TheFreeDictionary.com

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The Free Dictionary Classic Free App

The classic free version, downloaded more than 6 million times!

  • Multiple dictionaries, encyclopedias, and thesauruses in one place.
  • 14 languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Simplified Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch, Norwegian, Greek, Arabic, Polish, Turkish, and Russian.
  • Online translations of English into more than 40 languages, plus dozens of other translation options.
Available for:
iPhone and iPad app Android app Kindle app Nook app Windows 8 app Windows Phone 8 app Free Dictionary for Google Glass

The Free Dictionary Pro App

The PRO version, with expanded offline content.

  • No ads.
  • A more comprehensive English offline dictionary, plus 13 other offline dictionaries: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Simplified Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch, Norwegian, Greek, Arabic, Polish, Turkish, and Russian.
  • Offline translations of English into more than 40 languages, plus dozens of other offline translation options.
  • Plus all the content of the classic free app!
Available for:
iPhone and iPad app Android app Kindle app Nook app Windows 8 app

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Desktop Assistant for Windows

Desktop Assistant has been developed by Sphinx Software. This convenient software allows you to access The Free Dictionary’s definitions and encyclopedia entries by selecting a word or phrase with one click. It works in almost any application.

Download Desktop Assistant

Right-Click Browser Add-on

Browser add-ons — also known as extensions — are mini-programs that enhance the default functionality of your web browser.

For Internet Explorer

Dictionary Add-on is a simple right-click add-on for Internet Explorer that adds the "Definition" option to the right-click menu. No matter what website you are visiting, you can now instantly check any word's definition.

Directions:

  • Open the browser and navigate to any web page
  • Highlight (or double-click) any word
  • Right-click and select "Dictionary" in the menu

Install add-on for Internet Explorer

For Mozilla Firefox

Dictionary Search Extension provides a very easy way to look up a word found on a web page or in an email.

Simply highlight the word you want to look up, then right-click and select "Search Dictionary for ...." A new tab or browser window will open with the meaning of the word you selected.

The right-click Firefox extension is available at Mozdev.org.

For Chrome

Double-click a word on any website and instantly get its definition at TheFreeDictionary, the world's most comprehensive dictionary!

Finding the definition of any word on any website has never been easier! Instantly access definitions from TheFreeDictionary.com four easy ways:
  • Double-click any word.
  • Click the extension icon and search directly from your toolbar.
  • Highlight any word and click the extension icon.
  • Highlight any word and right-click.

The Chrome extension is available at Chrome WebStore

For Safari

Double-click any word to instantly get its definition from TheFreeDictionary.com, the world's most comprehensive dictionary! Or click the icon to search the dictionary directly from your toolbar.

Finding the definition of any word on any website has never been easier! Instantly access definitions from TheFreeDictionary.com four easy ways:
  • Double-click any word.
  • Click the extension icon and search directly from your toolbar.
  • Highlight any word and click the extension icon.
  • Highlight any word and right-click.

Install safari extension

Add to Google Toolbar

Add The Free Dictionary to Google Toolbar