Dictionary.com for Windows 8

A useful dictionary app that you can access from the Windows 8 desktop

  • Category:

    Language & Translation

  • Version:

  • Works under:

    Windows 10 / Windows 8

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free
  • Vote:
    5.4 (60)

Dictionary.com for Windows 8 is an app for those who love words. This is an app that you can have right on your Windows desktop. Whether you are a student that constantly needs access to a dictionary or you just love to enhance your vocabulary by learning the definition of new words each day, Dictionary.com for Windows 8 is an excellent app to have.

The dictionary function of the app is integrated into the charm bar. The bar will appear when you sweep your mouse into the top right corner. When you first access the app, you will see that search is the first option available. Once you have access to the search bar, you can specify that you would like your search to be restricted to Dictionary.com.

While the basic search functions are at the heart of Dictionary.com, there are also many other useful and entertaining features. A word of the day is featured each day, your search history is displayed, and interesting local searches are also displayed. Aside from these features, hot words and trends are sure to enhance your vocabulary.

Dictionary.com for Windows 8 is a useful app with an attractive design. This app is optimized for tablet use. The content and functionality of the app does not stand out from other similar apps of its kind, which is fairly disappointing. This is an app that looks good, but you won't find anything within the app that you can't find while browsing Dictionary.com on the web.


-There are many features within the app to help keep you entertained and to help you add new words to your vocabulary each day.

-Easily search for words within the app.

-The app is visually appealing and user-friendly.


-The app does not offer anything more than the Dictionary.com website offers.

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