Dictionary is an app designed by the makers of Dictionary.com to give users a powerful reference tool on the go. The app combines a dictionary with a thesaurus, allowing users to search for words via textual input or voice input, as well as see the “trending” or current searches of other users in their area. Dictionary also provides additional reference materials including an English and Spanish “Word of The Day” and popular search terms. Users may also benefit from a frequently updated “The Hot Word” article which provides researched information on the origin of different words, grammatical rules, or other language-based topics. This app contains no offensive or inappropriate material and presents “mature” words in a scientific and purely informational perspective. The app is available in free and paid versions with additional features and the removal of advertising available via the paid upgrade. Dictionary is easy to use and is recommended to ages 8 and up.
Adapting and adjusting to changing conditions and expectations.
Dictionary can help users become more flexible in their reading and writing, as well as provide support for understanding difficult or unfamiliar texts. When reading a new or unfamiliar word, users can quickly and efficiently search for a definition using this reference app, as well as find example sentences and synonyms. When working on a school assignment or personal writing project, users may be able to improve their language's flexibility by adding more specific, colorful, or varying language by using DIctionary's thesaurus feature. The app also provides additional support by showcasing featured articles detailing the proper usage of grammar, punctuation, or other important language based lessons. With the app available for mobile devices, users can exercise their Flexibility thinking skill when using Dictionary to improve reading and writing proficiencies.
Recalling and retaining information in our mind while working.
Users can exercise their Working Memory thinking skill when searching for the definition of an unknown word, finding a new synonym through the thesaurus feature, or by reading an informative article within the app. Dictionary can help users expand their vocabulary or apply more colorful and sophisticated language to their writing by learning the proper usage of previously unfamiliar words, learning about where and how to apply specific grammatical rules, or simply by keeping a running list of their previously defined words within the app. Users will improve their reading and writing proficiency while exercising the Working Memory thinking skill when memorizing and applying the knowledge gained through use of Dictionary to both school assignments and personal projects.
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