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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 more features than you might expect:

• Word of the Day – expand your vocabulary and challenge yourself daily

• Audio pronunciation – increase confidence in English and never mispronounce another word

• Articles – explore hundreds of fun topics on language, grammar, and words in the wild

• Slideshows – learn fascinating facts about language

• Favorite words and search history – never forget the words you learn and save words for future reference

• Spelling suggestions – not sure how a word is spelled? Spell check in the app will help

• Advanced learner’s dictionary – special content for ESL, EFL and English learners

Extra upgrades included in our Pro App:

• Remove Ads
• Encyclopedia

• Idioms and Phrases

• Example Sentences

• Medical, Science and Rhyming Dictionaries

What’s New

Version 7.2.27

Voice. noun. Something you can now use when searching for the definition of a word.

Our push notifications just got a whole lot better too. Travel anywhere in the world and receive real-time notifications and alerts from Dictionary.com.

You may also notice our Word of the Day has had a makeover. Check out the polished new look!

Ratings and Reviews

3.7 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

MsPrairie ,


I must be stupid...I paid $5 for this and didn't read all the info. I expected to have all the bells and whistles and then they asked for more money for one of the functions! (the voice function where you say a word and it spells it for you). They very carefully described this as without ads..and that is what it is! No ads but not an all inclusive app...shame on me!

LN Bayne ,


I love this App. While I am familiar with most definitions due to my years of very wide reading I sometimes do not know the pronunciation. This Dictionary solves that beautifully with its pronunciation feature. Great for words I don’t know and even better for pronunciation of words that aren’t used that often.

Developer Response ,

This is a classic "reader" problem that we can well appreciate- knowing what a word means, but not knowing the pronunciation. As readers ourselves, we are pleased to hear our app has been so useful in sorting out this predicament.

Happy reading and thanks for using our app!

SolaGratia7 ,

Not working!

I have the premium version, after last last last update the pronunciation function hasn’t been working...please fixed

Developer Response ,

In this version we changed the audio settings to respect the volume settings of your phone. For example, if the audio or ringer is off on your phone, the pronunciation button will not have audio. Try to turn on your audio and re-try the pronunciation. Thanks for writing your review!


Dictionary.com, LLC
199.7 MB

Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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In-App Purchases
  1. Rhyming Dictionary Upgrade $2.79
  2. Translator Upgrade $2.79
  3. Grammar & Tips Upgrade $2.79


  • Family Sharing

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

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