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Download the most essential and comprehensive dictionary app for dependable definitions at your fingertips.

Dictionary.com is the leading free English dictionary app for iPad– with over 2,000,000 trusted definitions and synonyms. The app is designed and optimized for your device.

Easily search definitions and synonyms offline. You can access the offline dictionary anytime and anywhere - you do not need an internet connection. Voice search and audio pronunciation requires connection.

In addition to the trusted reference content from Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com, this app includes:
- Word of the Day – learn a new word each day and expand your vocabulary
- Audio pronunciations – never mispronounce another word
- Voice Searches – conveniently speak to search a word without having to spell it
- Content Collections Carousel includes Word Trends, Grammar Tips, , Slideshows, and Word of the Day
- Quiz widget - test your vocabulary skills (are you prepping for the SAT?) with our Word of the Day quizzes
- Favorite words and search history - customize your recently searched word list and never forget the newest words you’ve learned
- English Spelling help - not sure how a word is spelled? This app will find it for you
- Local look-ups - take a look at the words searched by location
- Learner’s Dictionary - includes extra information about word usage for English learners

Get even more from your app with our Upgrades:
- Remove ads
- Example Sentences
- Encyclopedia
- Idioms and Phrases
- Medical, Science, Rhyming Dictionaries

What’s New

Version 7.2.21

Updates. Noun. Something you should keep turned on so you never miss an improvement from Dictionary.com!

Did you notice the Origin tab is missing? You're right. We still have origins available alongside definitions, but we have removed the tab for now.

Origin is a noun that can mean the first stage of existence, and we promise we're working on a second stage of the tab that will be even better.

Speaking of better, we made some fixes that fit the definition to a T.

Ratings and Reviews

4.0 out of 5
327 Ratings

327 Ratings

Säv ,


I love the word of the day and love the app but one thing.

I bought an upgrade and it’s not working for me. It says it’s purchased but is not showing up with what I bought. Then I tried to reset upgrades and that didn’t work as well.

I hope someone helps me so i can reset my purchase or the thing I purchased can show up.

J2d2ozlander ,

Confusing in-app ad-free unlock.

Thought I had bought the upgrade. Took my money. But ads still appeared. Ended up having to go to pro version and pay for that version. Just confusing. In the off-line world purchases seem a little more straight forward. If you buy it, you see it. Online with ads has the annoying lack of allure of ads that might not go away if the program has a glitch.

Anyway the pro version is good. Just wanted to know what I was going to get before buying, which was why I got this free version first. The free version has a glitch in the upgrade function, from my own experience.

i want you back with your love ,

Not as user friendly as it could be ?

This app is great but come on i need to be able to spilt screen it on my iPad Pro or its going. I will download this again when you’ve added the ability to multitask


Dictionary.com, LLC
199.2 MB

Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.

Age Rating
Rated 4+
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In-App Purchases
  1. Example Sentences Upgrade $4.49
  2. Ad-Free Upgrade $4.49
  3. Encyclopedia upgrade $4.49


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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