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Dec 08, 2015, 08:00 ET

Dictionary.com Names 'Identity' 2015 Word Of The Year

Over the past year, headlines tied to gender, sexuality and race dominated the news. In particular, many of the year's biggest stories focused on...

Nov 10, 2015, 06:00 ET

So Many Feels: Fleek, Mx., Sapiosexual, Yaaas & More New Words Added To Dictionary.com

Today Dictionary.com, the leading online and mobile resource for everything word related, announces the latest additions to its dictionary. With...

Oct 15, 2015, 08:00 ET

Throwback Thursday: Dictionary.com Celebrates 20th Birthday With A Look Back At Two Decades Of Language Evolution

 Twenty years ago, friend was used primarily as a noun and no one was asking to be pinged with takeaways from a meeting. The English...

Aug 20, 2015, 08:00 ET

Four Out Of Five Adults Consider Themselves To Be Good Spellers Yet Large Majority Often Find Spelling Mistakes From Others

 Spelling and grammar mistakes is a common annoyance of many Americans. If you're bothered by the incorrect grammar in that first sentence,...

Jul 22, 2015, 08:00 ET

Dictionary.com Mobile Apps Surpass 100 Million Downloads

 Dictionary.com, the leading online and mobile resource for everything word related, today announced its apps have surpassed 100 million...

May 06, 2015, 08:00 ET

Astroturfing, Bigender, Glanceable, Hyperlocal & More New Words Added To The Dictionary

 Today Dictionary.com, the leading online and mobile resource for everything word related, announces the latest additions to its dictionary,...

Apr 23, 2015, 08:00 ET

Dictionary.com Unveils New App Functionality For Apple Watch At Launch

Dictionary.com, the leading online and mobile resource for everything word related, today announced new functionality in the Dictionary.com app to...

Feb 10, 2015, 08:00 ET

Dictionary.com Partners With Internet.org For App Launch In India

 Dictionary.com, the online and mobile resource for everything word related, today announced it is an official launch partner of the...

Nov 19, 2014, 10:00 ET

"Exposure" Named 2014 Word of the Year by Dictionary.com

 In 2014, the Ebola virus, police brutality and domestic violence, as well as hackers stealing the personal information of millions dominated...

Mar 07, 2014, 10:00 ET

La definición del éxito: Dictionary.com incluye ahora gratuitamente un diccionario del estudiante de inglés en Android

"Si quiere sobrepasar a sus rivales", escribió The Harvard Business Review en 2012, dominar el idioma global inglés "ya no es una...

Mar 06, 2014, 09:06 ET

The Definition of Success: Dictionary.com Now Includes Free English Learner's Dictionary on Android

"If you want to surpass your rivals," The Harvard Business Review wrote in 2012, commanding the global language of English is "no longer a matter...

Feb 24, 2014, 03:30 ET

Look It Up: Dictionary.com Delivers The World's Most Popular Dictionary App To the New Nokia X App Store

Dictionary.com today announces the availability of the Dictionary.com app in the new Nokia X App Store. Already downloaded by more than 80...

Nov 06, 2013, 08:00 ET

The perfect word is just a click away with Dictionary.com's major thesaurus release

 Dictionary.com, the leader in online word discovery resources, announced today that it has revamped its thesaurus to include over 1,000 modern...

Sep 03, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Dictionary.com Offers Students Superior Command of Language in Fall 2013

Dictionary.com (www.dictionary.com), the leader in online word discovery resources, is sending students back to school this fall with a superior...

Aug 13, 2013, 08:00 ET

Read Younger, Get Smarter: Dictionary.com Learning to Read App Series for Kids

Dictionary.com, the leader in online word-discovery resources, today announced the release of a series of word-learning apps for kids age 3-6. With...

Apr 10, 2013, 08:00 ET

Dictionary.com for iPhone and Android to Inspire Future Innovators in a Connected World

 Today Dictionary.com (www.dictionary.com), the preferred online and mobile dictionary for students of all ages, announces the newest versions...

Mar 26, 2013, 08:00 ET

Dictionary.com Breathes New Life into an Old Friend with "Thesaurus Rex"

Today Dictionary.com (www.dictionary.com), the preferred online and mobiledictionary for students and professionals, announced the release of...

Mar 11, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Dictionary.com Brings Word Discovery to BlackBerry PlayBook and BlackBerry 10 Smartphones

 Today Dictionary.com (www.dictionary.com), the preferred online and mobile dictionary for students and professionals, announced the...

Jan 22, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Dictionary.com App Makes the GRE...Fun?

 Today Dictionary.com (www.dictionary.com), the preferred online and mobile dictionary for students of all ages, announced that its new GRE...

Nov 19, 2012, 11:00 ET

Dictionary.com Selects "Bluster" as 2012 Word of the Year

 Today Dictionary.com (www.dictionary.com), the preferred online and mobile dictionary for students of all ages, announced it has chosen...