Top 20 Dictionary Apps for iPad

No one knows all the words in a language, and sooner or later we way to find our way to a dictionary to find out the meaning a particular word or to find the meaning of a word in some other language. But, the process of learning stops because either we are too lazy to find a dictionary or even worse, we don’t even have one. These dictionary apps on iPad make sure that such excuses no longer hamper your learning process and you can find the meaning of any word, anywhere you want.

Dictionary.com Dictionary & Thesaurus

Dictionary.com Dictionary & Thesaurus - iPad Dictionary App  Dictionary.com Dictionary & Thesaurus - iPad Dictionary App

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This app is the best there is, it does not require internet connection as it works offline, it has definition, antonyms and synonyms of over two million words including audio pronunciation, search history, favorite words, the origin of the word and popup notification for the word of the day and hot words.

Dictionary!

Dictionary! - iPad Dictionary App  Dictionary! - iPad Dictionary App

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This is one of the simplest dictionary apps to use. It features definitions of over 200,000 words and it also includes additional features like spell check and the best part is that it works offline so you do not need an active internet connection.

Ancestry

Ancestry - iPad Dictionary App

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If you always wanted to know your roots and the beginning of your family then Ancestry provides a great app for you. You can build your own family tree and make remarkable discoveries about your family; you can also explore over eleven million historical documents in high resolution and add your photos to your family tree.

Dictionary.com Dictionary & Thesaurus for iPad

Dictionary.com Dictionary & Thesaurus for iPad - iPad Dictionary App  Dictionary.com Dictionary & Thesaurus for iPad - iPad Dictionary App

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The is a specially developed app to suit the resolution of iPad and it also includes additional feature of voice search in addition to all the features available in Dictionary.com Dictionary & Thesaurus.

Dictionary.

Dictionary. - iPad Dictionary App  Dictionary. - iPad Dictionary App

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It is the top rated dictionary app for iPad that has an extensive collection of words in its offline database. It includes words from multiple dictionaries, thesauri and encyclopedias. You can even translate English words into 40 other languages. The online version is available in thirteen languages.

Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Merriam-Webster Dictionary - iPad Dictionary App  Merriam-Webster Dictionary - iPad Dictionary App

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This is one of the most reputed dictionaries all over the world. This app includes features such as voice search, audio pronunciation, example sentence of the word, word of the day and an integrated thesaurus including synonyms and antonyms.

WordWeb Dictionary

WordWeb Dictionary - iPad Dictionary App

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This is a wonderful app that provides fast search results and has a database of 280,000 words with meanings and opposites with example sentences, an offline audio version and an experience without annoying ads for your convenience.

Imiwa? (Japanese dictionary)

Imiwa? (Japanese dictionary) - iPad Dictionary App  Imiwa? (Japanese dictionary) - iPad Dictionary App

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To find meaning of the words in foreign languages itself is very difficult, let along conversing in an alien tongue. But, this amazing app provides you with a Japanese dictionary that can be used to translate words into English language and find their meaning; you can even use the pronunciation feature and iSpeech feature with this app.

Dictionary.com Dictionary & Thesaurus Premium

Dictionary.com Dictionary & Thesaurus Premium - iPad Dictionary App  Dictionary.com Dictionary & Thesaurus Premium - iPad Dictionary App

Download Paid App ($2.99)

This is the premium version of the dictionary app of Dictionary.com already available in the iTunes store. In addition to all the features available in the basic version, it includes spelling suggestions, local and popular search trends and an ad free version for the user’s convenience.

WordBook English Dictionary & Thesaurus

WordBook English Dictionary & Thesaurus - iPad Dictionary App  WordBook English Dictionary & Thesaurus - iPad Dictionary App

Download Paid App ($1.99)

This is one of the most comprehensive dictionary apps for iPad. Its features include pronunciation of words that are recorded professionally, information on the origin of the word, spell checker with pop-up notification, bookmark options for the user.

KTdict C-E (Chinese-English dictionary)

KTdict C-E (Chinese-English dictionary) - iPad Dictionary App

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Using the most advanced search technology, this app allows you to find the meaning of any words in either English of Chinese along with its meaning, translation and pronunciation.

Merriam-Webster Dictionary HD

Merriam-Webster Dictionary HD - iPad Dictionary App

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This app is used for reference in schools and colleges all over the world. It includes features of example sentences, audio pronunciations, synonyms and antonyms, voice search options in addition to a comprehensive offline database for the users’ convenience.

Multi Lang Dictionary and Translator

Multi Lang Dictionary and Translator - iPad Dictionary App

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This is your ultimate go to app for translation any word from any language to any other language. Its features include translation in 43 languages, online and offline auto suggestions, pronunciation for English words, related phrases, etc.

Advanced English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Advanced English Dictionary & Thesaurus - iPad Dictionary App

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This is the best dictionary app on iPad that includes no nonsense and provides advanced level definition and meaning of around 1.4 million words. It also provides example to illustrate the use of the word.

Pleco Chinese Dictionary

Pleco Chinese Dictionary - iPad Dictionary App  Pleco Chinese Dictionary - iPad Dictionary App

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For someone who is learning Chinese, Pleco Chinese Dictionary is a wonderful app that will enable his learning. It has a built-in database for words, live optical recognizer for characters, flashcard system, audio pronunciation of the words, and diagrams to show how to write each character.

Concise English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Concise English Dictionary & Thesaurus - iPad Dictionary App  Concise English Dictionary & Thesaurus - iPad Dictionary App

Download Paid App ($0.99)

Concise English Dictionary & Thesaurus has the most extensive database of nearly five million words. Its features also include high quality audio pronunciation, precise definitions of the words, sample sentences for the words and fast processing to provide the best user experience.

Urban Dictionary

Urban Dictionary - iPad Dictionary App

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This is the official dictionary app for urban slang. Some of its unique features include unlimited search, comparison between both the slang and non slang words; see the full text definition, auto complete suggestions and options to share the search results with friends on Facebook, twitter and email it to others.

Ultralingua Dictionary Bookshelf

Ultralingua Dictionary Bookshelf - iPad Dictionary App

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This is one of the most downloaded dictionary apps for iPad that includes the most advanced offline search options, built in verb conjunctions, personalizing option with favorites and history and options to choose from various dictionaries.

Dictionary! For iPad

Dictionary! For iPad - iPad Dictionary App

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This is a specially designed version for iPad. This app includes features such as offline search of over thousands of words, advanced spell check option for the users and simple definition that are easy to comprehend.

Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition

Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition - iPad Dictionary App  Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition - iPad Dictionary App

Download Paid App ($24.99)

This app is your best study buddy that can help you find meanings and definitions of over 90,000 words, it also includes English pronunciation of words, and wildcard search option if you are not quite aware of what you are trying to search.

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