WordWeb Pro Dictionary
By WordWeb Software
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The WordWeb Pro English dictionary and thesaurus with 70 000 audio pronunciations. Includes definitions, usage examples, synonyms, and many related related words.
The comprehensive WordWeb dictionary database includes:
- 285,000 words, phrases and derived forms
- 225,000 word sense definitions
- 70,000 usage examples
- 85,000 text pronunciations
- Synonyms, similar and related words
- N. American, British, Australian and international English
- 70,000 professionally recorded audio pronunciations
There are hint links between words that sound the same or are often confused. Additional features include the ability to drill down on any word in a definition, full bookmark support and history.
Search features include:
- Alphabetical listing
- Sounds-like and often-confused
- Fast pattern-matching search (*, ?, vowel and consonant)
- Customize search options (case, derived forms, etc)
- Full Text Search
No Internet connection is required. If you have also installed the Oxford or Chambers dictionary apps they be automatically detected and shown in separate tabs for quick cross-referencing. Can be used with Services to easily look up words in other programs, or automatically look up words by copying them to the clipboard.
What's new in Version 3.5
Database updates, audio pronunciation issue fix...More
Does not work…A WASTE OF MONEY
It doesn't work. It's a waste of money
STILL no audio
Couldn’t help but notice a more current version 3.5 available here, not long after I’d posted a 2-star review. I of course installed it, albeit with fingers crossed.
Don’t get me wrong. As mentioned perviously I've been a WordWeb user for many years on another platform but could never justify the $$ for the little use I made of it there. Once I saw it available on the App Store here I thought it time to do what I could to support Anthony Lewis.
I only wish this v3.5 would have functioned the way the dev designed it to. It remains the only, and I mean *only* app I invoke (or website I visit) to be totally without of one of its’ more elegant offerings: hearing the pronunciation of a word in addition to its meaning.
I’m on macOS Sierra (10.12), Anthony, with no immediate plans to upgrade to High Sierra. C’mon, I know you can do it!!
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- Mac App Store Price: $4.99
- Category: Reference (Mac)
- Updated: Oct 09, 2017
- Version: 3.5
- Size: 493 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: WordWeb Software
- © WordWeb Software
Requirements: OS X 10.9 or later, 64-bit processor