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Reference.com offers a massive online dictionary, thesaurus, encyclopedia, quote finder, and translator (powered by Google Translate)- all for free...

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  • Wikipedia

  • Wikipedia is a free, multilingual encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. Wikipedia has 17 million articles (3.5 million in English), which have been written collaboratively by volunteers around the world. Almost all of its articles can be edited by anyone with access the Wikipedia website.

    tags: ad-free encyclopedia ifttt-integration lexicon multi-language
    platform: Online Android iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet Kindle Fire MediaWiki
  • GoldenDict

  • GoldenDict is an open-source dictionary program for PC computers that gives translations of words and phrases for different languages. It allows use of several popular dictionary file formats simultaneously.

    tags: Portable dictionary language-translation standalone translate-webpage
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Android
  • Dictionary.com

  • 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!

    tags: dictionary thesaurus thesaurus.com reference.com
    platform: Online Android iPhone Windows Phone
  • Ludwig.guru

  • Ludwig is a linguistic search engine that lets you search and solve your linguistic doubts, helpsyou to turn your ideas into well written texts, makes you more independent and confident at your job.

    tags: artificial-intelligence check-phrase-meaning dictionary english-dictionary grammar-checker
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Online
  • Google Dictionary

  • Google's dictionary extension on Google Chrome. With it, you can double-click any word to view its definition in a small pop-up bubble, or search the complete definition of any word or phrase using the address bar dictionary. The Dictionary extension supports 11 different languages.

    tags: chrome-extension dictionary multi-language
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Google Chrome
  • QuestSoft QTranslate

  • QTranslate is a free translator for Windows. With this small utility, you simply select the text you want to translate and then press hot key (Ctrl+Q to show translation in the popup window or Double Ctrl click to show the translation in the main window). The program also has the ability to speak text (Ctrl+E) and perform a web search (Ctrl+W). Also, you can open the main window and type text manually.

    tags: Portable built-in-translation language-translation multi-language screenshot-ocr
    platform: Windows
  • Lingoes

  • Lingoes is an easy and intuitive dictionary and text translation software. It offers lookup dictionaries, full text translation, capture word on screen, translate selected text and pronunciation of words.Lingoes sits in the system tray and becomes ones pop-up dictionary and thesaurus, as well as ones text and URL translator both from and to English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese, Greek, Polish, Arabic, Hebrew and more than 80 other languages. Included in its bag of pop-up tricks are conversion tools, calculators, abbreviations, word origins, slang, idioms and much more. Entire dictionaries may be freely downloaded; and realtime look-ups at several well-known online dictionaries and translators is built right in. »

    tags: Discontinued Portable abbreviations chinese dictionary
    platform: Windows Discontinued
  • StarDict

  • StarDict is a Cross-Platform and international dictionary Software. It has powerful features such as "Glob-style pattern matching", "Scan selection word," "Fuzzy query," etc. Stardict Version3.0 has developed a lot of new functions, such as Full-text translation, Net Dict.

    tags: dictionary online-dictionary offline-dictionary desktop-dictionary
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Online AmigaOS
  • WordReference

  • WordReference is a free online Oxford dictionaries for Spanish, French, Italian, German and more. Conjugations, audio pronunciations and forums for your questions.

    tags: dictionaries dictionary english forums french
    platform: Online Android iPhone
  • Linguee

  • Linguee is both an editorial dictionary and a search engine for translations from the bilingual web. Our language pairs include EnglishGerman, EnglishFrench, EnglishSpanish, and EnglishPortuguese with more languages to come. Check us out on www.linguee.com !

    tags: dictionaries dictionary language-translation online-translation
    platform: Online Android iPhone iPad Apple Watch
  • Tatoeba

  • At its core, Tatoeba is a large database of example sentences translated into several languages. Search example sentences translated into many languages. Add and translate your own sentences. It's collaborative, open, free, and even addictive.

    tags: learn-a-language sentences
    platform: Online
  • Microsoft Translator

  • Microsoft Translator is your door to a wider world. Translator apps are specially designed for all of your favorite devices to translate anything, anywhere, and anytime into 50 different languages. Translate text, speech, documents, webpages, and even restaurant menus and street signs. It’s your world in your words.

    tags: dictionary language-translation multi-language speech-translation
    platform: Android iPhone Windows RT Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Android Wear
  • dict.cc

  • dict.cc is not only an online dictionary translating from English and German to 21 languages. Its an attempt to create a platform where users from all over the world can share their knowledge in the field of translations. Every visitor can suggest new translations and correct or confirm other users suggestions. The challenging and most important part of the project is the so-called Contribute! system making this process possible.

    tags: dictionary english german language-translation languages
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Online Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad
  • Everipedia

  • Everipedia removed some of the more annoying aspects of Wikipedia and created a site that is much easier to use. Notability requirements are eliminated and citations / editing are WYSIWYG. There is also a commenting page for each link or file added.

    tags: comment-system create-wiki crowdsourced educational encyclopedia
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone iPad
  • Merriam-Webster

  • Free online dictionary, thesaurus, spanish-english and medical dictionaries, audio pronunciations, Word of the Day, word games, and many more high-quality Merriam-Webster language resources.

    tags: dictionary medical english words thesaurus
    platform: Online Android iPhone iPad