All of you reside in different locations and use different languages. Many times in your regular reading life you reach somewhere where you find any blog or article written in a language other than your native language. At that time you need something called a dictionary. Remember the time when we were in schools and I’m quite sure that most of us have used a dictionary. Dictionaries are very helpful for students also.
At present when we are using smartphones, it’s not necessary to carry a dictionary with you. So we have different apps to solve this problem. Today we will discuss some top dictionary apps on Android OS. Check out the below article to know about the best dictionary apps for Android that can be helpful for the new year 2018.
Dictionary.com app is one of the most used Android apps for those who want a dictionary on their smartphone. The company claims it to be the number one dictionary app on Android OS. Some of the interesting features of dictionary.com includes Word of the Day, Audio pronunciation, Voice search, Articles,
Slideshows, Favorite words and search history, Word origin, Local lookups, Spelling suggestions and Advanced learner’s dictionary – special content for ESL, EFL and English learners.
Merriam – Webster :
Merriam-Webster is the 2nd app that we recommend to our reader to those who are searching for a dictionary app om Android operating system. The app is also one of the most highly rated dictionary apps on Android. Talking about the features of Merriam Webster are New Vocabulary-Building Quizzes, Voice Search, Word of the Day, Integrated Thesaurus, Example Sentences, Quick Definitions, Audio Pronunciations, Favorite Words and Search History, For tablets: Scrolling Index – lets you browse the entire dictionary and much more.
English dictionary – Offline :
The Offline English dictionary is not having the easiest and cleanest design like the two above-mentioned ones. The Offline English dictionary comes with a retro style design.
If we ignore the design, the app is very helpful and handy when you don’t have an internet connection. The app works even if your device is offline. The official feature list of English dictionary – offline includes More than 287000 English definitions, bookmarks, personal notes, search history, Crossword help, Random search button (shuffle), Share word definition using other apps, like Gmail or WhatsApp,Backup&restore configuration, personal note and bookmarks on local memory, Google Drive, Dropbox and Box clouds and much more.
Google Translate is a dictionary cum translation app for Android OS. The app is available in the Google Play Store with some interesting features. It is unique because it can translate your word, a full sentence or a full paragraph and even more.
Some quick features of Google Translate are support for more than 103 languages, Tap to Translate, Offline translate supported in 59 languages, Instant camera translation in 38 languages, Camera Mode with 37 languages, Conversation Mode, Handwriting support in 93 languages and Phrasebook.
Microsoft Translator or Bing Translator is the next app that we suggest our readers to download for your dictionary needs. The company has an app for Android platform as Microsoft Translator. It is available in Google Play Store for free. It comes with similar features like the Google Translate but translate ls only 60 languages.
Concise Dictionary also comes to our list of recommended dictionary apps for 2018, specially on the Android platform because we are talking about that only. It brings words and phrases directly from the Oxford dictionary with latest updates. Some important features of Concise Dictionary include Search autocomplete, Keyword lookup, Camera search, Voice search, Share word and the recently added Tap to translate.