Lookup is an easy to use reference and learning app that helps you discover and learn a new english word everyday.
LookUp is a much loved app on the iOS App Store, and with macOS Catalina, the same experience comes to the Mac. The app has been completely redesigned to take advantage of macOS and lets users focus on learning English in a powerful way, by adding words to collections and discovering details like translations and definitions all in one screen.
Students can create their custom list for preparatory tests and take quizzes to make learning fun. It’s a great reading companion for students, learners of the English language, avid readers, and a visual learning tool for kids, or just about anyone looking to proactively build their vocabulary.
What can you do with LookUp?
Remember new words: Everyday, we carefully curate and design beautiful illustrations for the Word of the Day, making it easier and fun to learn new words!
Organize your favorite words with Collections: Collections are lists of words that let you organize what they look up. For students, collections are a great way to help them prepare for their reports or proficiency exams, they can save words in collections and access them with ease at any time.
Take Quizzes: You can test your vocabulary by taking quizzes based on the words you save in your Collections. Quizzes are a great way to remember words or to prepare for proficiency exams. Answer the questions correctly to win trophies!
Learn it all: LookUp a word’s meaning, picture, origin, synonyms, antonyms and a wikipedia entry in a single search.
Translations: You can translate the definitions from English to more than 15 different Languages including Chinese, German, Spanish, Greek and many more!
Praise for LookUp on iOS:
Webby Honoree (2017) for Best UX in Mobile Apps
"LookUp is far and away my favorite dictionary app I’ve used." - Macstories
"It doesn't feel like any other dictionary app for iPhone." - Beautiful Pixels
Definitions, Thesaurus and Translations for LookUp are provided by the Oxford University Press
LookUp Requires internet connectivity to search for a word.
Translations are available from English to: Chinese, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Romanian, Greek, Tatar, Tok Pisin, Indonesian, Malay, Turkmen, Tajik, isiXhosa, isiZulu, Northern Sotho, Setswana, with support for more Languages such as Hindi coming soon!
Improvements to word pronunciation with an option to choose between female and male voices.
Fixes an issue where sometimes the back button icon wouldn't render properly.
Fixes an issue where the user preference of using Oxford's American English dictionary would sometimes not show the desired results.
Fixes a UI glitch with the back navigation with the sidebar hidden.
Ratings and Reviews
Not bad. But not perfect as the iOS version.
Bugs, glitches, crashes, etc.
Not very bad but not very good, to be honest.
Developer Response ,
Hi! Thanks a lot for the feedback! We’re constantly working on improving the app. We’d appreciate if you could elaborate on the bugs so we can work on fixing them.
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Good app but needs offline dictionary support
Is there any plans to offer offline dictionary downloads? Right now, loading the definition of each word takes quite some time.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.