Company Description: Dictionary.com is the world's leading, definitive online and mobile resource dedicated to helping people master the art of language. We provide tens of millions of global monthly users with reliable access to millions of definitions, synonyms, audio pronunciations, example sentences, translations and spelling help through our services at Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com.
Nomination Category: App & Mobile Website Categories
Nomination Sub Category: Education & Reference
Nomination Title: Dictionary.com
The date on which this nominated mobile site or app was first published: 1995
Briefly describe this mobile site or app’s objectives and how it has met those objectives (up to 200 words). If applicable, include here the platforms your app supports:
Dictionary.com is the world’s first and largest digitally-native dictionary, with over70 million monthly users worldwide, over 100 million mobile app downloads, and more than 19 million people who receive its popular Word of the Day. Founded more than 20 years ago, the company provides reliable access to millions of English definitions and meanings, spellings, audio pronunciations, example sentences and word origins.
Dictionary.com’s apps are the leading English dictionary apps for iOS and Android, offering trusted reference content with more than two million English definitions and synonyms, and are the most comprehensive tools for word discovery. The apps are equipped with features including audio pronunciations, voice word search, translations for over 30 languages, word origins, spelling suggestions, and more.
Dictionary.com added several new features to its apps in 2017, including:
-Ability to search Dictionary.com definitions from any app or website
-Ability to save & manage favorite words & access most recently searched terms
-Improved streamlined UI for easier searching and app exploration
-Added Word of the Day weekly quizzes to test users’ word knowledge
-Have ability to see terms searched by users based on location
-Integrated ability to add additional 3rdparty dictionaries via in-app purchase
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Erik Zwerling, Product Manager