Oxford Dictionary & Thesaurus

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4.2
492K reviews
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Everyone
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About this app

The 15 biggest Oxford dictionaries at your fingertips
Powered by Oxford Languages, Oxford Dictionary is widely regarded as one of the highest authorities in the study and reference of languages today. Easily switch and navigate between the 15 biggest Oxford dictionaries along with advanced search and learning tools.

· Oxford Dictionary of English & Thesaurus
· New Oxford American Dictionary & Thesaurus
· Oxford Hachette French Dictionary
· Oxford German Dictionary
· Oxford Spanish Dictionary
· Oxford Russian Dictionary
· Oxford Chinese Dictionary
· Oxford Paravia Italian Dictionary
· Oxford Hindi Dictionary
· Oxford English Urdu Dictionary
· Oxford Essential Portuguese Dictionary
· Oxford Japanese Mini Dictionary
· Oxford Greek Mini Dictionary
· Oxford Softpress English Bulgarian Minidictionary
· Concise Oxford-River Books English-Thai Dictionary

Oxford Dictionary is a valuable resource for anyone using a foreign language in an academic or professional context:

• Professionals actively using English
• Students preparing for ACT, SAT, IELTS or TOEFL exams
• Academics

As well as anyone else who needs a comprehensive and authoritative dictionary at work or at home.

RICH CONTENT

• The latest 2023 word database from Oxford Languages
• Over 1 million words, phrases, and definitions
• Thesaurus - thousands of synonyms & antonyms that help you distinguish between similar words and use them correctly
• Phrases – understand how a word is used in expressions by native speakers
• Special topics reference content – easily look up topic-specific content
• Word-of-the-day – expand your vocabulary by learning a new word, every day

ADVANCED LEARNING TOOLS

Not sure how to spell or pronounce a certain word or phrase? The dictionaries combine several search tools to match or suggest what you are looking for:

• Fuzzy search – find a word even if you don't know exactly how it is spelled
• Voice search – lookup a word without having to spell it
• Wild card search – use '*' or '?' to replace a letter or entire parts of a word
• Search autocomplete – displays predictions as you type
• Keyword lookup – search for compound words or phrases
• Camera search – look up words without having to type them
• Favourites list – create custom folders with lists of words
• Auto-correction option - correct the spelling of any word, as you type it
• Recent list – easily review already looked-up words
• Tap to translate entries in other apps

CUSTOMISABLE AND USER FRIENDLY EXPERIENCE

• Dark mode - choose fora more eye-friendly alternative
• Home page – an intuitive start for your journey into the English language
• Word sharing – share word definitions via the installed apps on your device

GET THE MOST WITH PREMIUM

Our premium subscription unlocks the full potential of the world’s best dictionary by providing you with the following:

• Unlimited synonyms lookups
• Audio pronunciation – never mispronounce another word again
• Offline and fast mode – access the wealth of the word database anywhere, anytime - no Internet connection is required
• 100% ad-free – enjoy an ad-free learning experience with no interruptions and distraction



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Updated on
Dec 11, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
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Financial info, App activity and 2 others
Data isn’t encrypted
Data can’t be deleted

Ratings and reviews

4.2
468K reviews
Sterling Frost
January 17, 2024
The app is great... BUT... email verification does not function at all. No verification emails are delivered when you create an account. Then, you can't use the app on a second device because the app informs you that you haven't verified your email. Infuriating. Furthermore, the "forgot password" functionality suffers the same fate of no emails being delivered. It's impossible to reset your password if you never receive the reset password email.
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MobiSystems
January 18, 2024
Hello, Thank you for leaving a review and we do apologize for the trouble. Our team has contacted you back and await your reply. All the best, Mary-Ann -MobiSystems Support Team-
E. Stan Foster
December 8, 2023
The Oxford application had a free version, fast and user-friendly. I happily used it daily, for years. Now it is a disaster, a perverse business model. The "free version" is so crippled it is virtually unusable. Ads obscure the entire page, difficult to delete. No toggling between the two languages. Freezes quickly. FORCES high-priced subscription. There are many dictionary apps that function well and fairly. Forget Oxford. Tragically, it has been corrupted by corporate greed. How sad.
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MobiSystems
December 8, 2023
Hello E. Stan, We are deeply sorry to know about your experience with the new version. Your feedback is more than valuable to us and would help us provide a better experience. please reach out to us at dictionaries-android@mobisystems.com. Sincerely, Mary-Ann
Kevin Iacolucci
October 9, 2023
This was a great dictionary tool. I started using it for the definitions and the etymologys. Word of the day too. I liked it so much I paid a little over $5 for it a couple years ago. I thought that was supposed to support the app, keep me free of ads, and support the offline dictionary. Apparently my payment has lost its value, because now I'm getting hit with Temu ads every time I open The app. Usually when apps go to ads they grandfather in those who paid. This doesn't bode well.
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MobiSystems
October 9, 2023
Hello Kevin, Would you be able to contact us at dictionaries-android@mobisystems.com and send us a few screenshots as well as your receipt so we can take a look? We would be happy to help you out. Sincerely, Mary-Ann -MobiSystems Support Team-

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