WordBook (Universal)

WordBook (Universal)

By TranCreative Software

  • Category: Reference
  • Release Date: 2010-04-01
  • Current Version: 5.2
  • Adult Rating: 9+
  • File Size: 27.51 MB
  • Developer: TranCreative Software
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
From 870 Ratings


FEATURES that make WordBook stand out from other dictionary apps: - Professionally recorded pronunciation for every single entry - Word origin information (Etymologies) - Built-in spell checker with pop-up spelling suggestions - User's bookmark and note management - Unmatched sounds-like and wild card search and a powerful word puzzle solver ==================================== WordBook is a comprehensive, quick and intuitive dictionary and thesaurus of the English language. It's a great combination of comprehensive contents and fast intuitive interface. FEATURES: * 150,000 entries with more than 220,000 definitions, 70,000 usage samples * 23,000 root word origins (etymologies) * 120,000 pronunciation guides in International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and other notations * Spoken pronunciations (for all entries) * Built-in thesaurus and word links connecting words semantically * Unmatched index, wildcard, anagram search capabilities * Bookmark (with user's notes) and history management * Words of the Day: you get to learn new words daily, shake the device for new random words * Browser-like definition content navigation, ability to tap on any word in the content to look up its definition * Extending up to 5 web dictionaries to supplement built-in contents * High resolution graphics for Retina display REVIEWS: * "Mobile dictionary and thesaurus at my fingertips. Lightning fast. The random words of the day are a terrific bonus" - Dane Cook, The Daily * “the best in the [inexpensive dictionary] category... This wealth of information is indispensable to the student, and even fun to use” - Jeff Phillips, Macworld * “One of 15 Best Apps for English Majors” - April Lentini, CollegeTimes.us * “None measure up to WordBook” Score: 10/10 - Michael Alexander, AppCraver.com * “WordBook leads the parade of free and low-cost dictionary options” - Ben Boychuk, MacWorld.com * “WordBook dictionary - the standard for reference apps” Rating: 5/5 - Steven Yaccino, appolicious.com NOTES: - WordBook does not required an internet connection except to view web dictionaries or to play online pronunciation voices. - WordBook includes entries of both American/British spellings. Definitions are written in American English.