Concise Oxford English Dictionary & Thesaurus for iOS

Concise Oxford English Dictionary & Thesaurus for iOS
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The Concise English Dictionary is noted for its clear, concise definitions as well as its comprehensive and authoritative coverage of the vocabulary of the English-speaking world. Oxford's Concise Thesaurus is ideal for helping you pinpoint exactly the right word, whether you are writing a letter, preparing a report, composing an essay, or writing creatively.


  • Over 240,000 words, phrases, and definitions, covering technical and scientific terminology as well as English from around the world.
  • A comprehensive thesaurus with over 300,000 synonyms and antonyms.
  • 50,000 audio pronunciations of both common and rare words, including those with controversial or variant pronunciations.
  • Hundreds of new words and phrases based on the latest research from the Oxford English Corpus.
  • Usage notes for help with tricky or controversial entries.
  • Related word notes to find words with similar meanings.
  • Also includes advanced search and language tools that have become the staple of quality mobile language apps from MobiSystems with content from Oxford University Press.


Featuring search autocomplete to help you find words quickly by displaying predictions similar to the terms you're typing. You also get enhanced search extras including:
  • A quick search of words while you type.
  • A 'fuzzy filter' for when you are not sure of the correct spelling of a word.
  • A 'keyword' search for finding key words within compound words.
  • A wild card search function ('*' or '?') which can replace a letter or entire parts of a word.
  • Download dictionary definitions locally for offline word lookup.


Including a number of features that help you further enhance your vocabulary:
  • A 'Favorites' feature to create custom folders with lists of words from the extensive library, including cross-curriculum words.
  • History list to help you easily review looked-up words.
  • Discover more using the included special language notes.
  • See words in context with example sentences.
  • 'Word-of-the-day' feature with dedicated homescreen widget.
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