Oxford Learner's Thesaurus: A Dictionary of Synonyms iOS app

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Oxford Learner's Thesaurus: A Dictionary of Synonyms iOS app

Format: iOS App

Understand the differences between similar words, so that you can find the right words to say exactly what you mean and enrich your vocabulary.

Watch the demo video.

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-475207-7

Understand the differences between similar words in written and spoken English and find the right words to say exactly what you mean and enrich your vocabulary.

The Oxford Learner's Thesaurus helps you understand the differences between familiar words such as "easy" and "simple" while learning words you may not know such as "effortless", "painless", and "plain sailing".

Key features

  • Over 17,000 synonyms and opposites are explained
  • Alphabetical index makes it easy to find the word you are looking for
  • Listen to real British and American voices pronounce the words and their synonyms
  • 30 pre-loaded topics contain useful word lists you can add to or edit
  • Create and organize your own lists of favourite words
  • Use the notes to identify the exact difference between pairs of synonyms
  • See which words are used most frequently and choose the most appropriate
  • Choose the words that are right for the context: formal/informal, written/spoken, approving/disapproving
  • 'Did you mean...?' function and wildcard search allow you to find a word even if you don't know the spelling

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No two words are exactly the same. Use the Oxford Learner's Thesaurus to choose exactly the right word.

How? Each entry has a group of 3-10 synonyms. The app clearly explains the meaning, grammar, register and frequency of each of the synonyms. An example sentence shows how each synonym is used. Notes highlight and explain synonyms that are particularly close in meaning or easily confused so you make the right choice.

Understand the differences between similar words, so that you can find the right words to say exactly what you mean and enrich your vocabulary.

Watch the demo video.

System requirements

Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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