Wordnik – A new type of online dictionary


A new, simplified search engine for all your vocabulary needs.

Simply type in a word in the search bar, and receive a results page filled with the current definition, word origin, examples of use and more.

A sample search for litigation brings definitions from the following online sources: Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia, Wiktionary, GNU Webster’s 1913, WordNet 3.0.

There are also roughly 10 examples of the word used in a sentence or phrase. You can also search wordlists which contain your specific word, and browse related words.

Once you log-in, you can participate in discussions in forums/Twitter and other online formats. There is a running Twitter feed of posts using the word litigation, as well as visuals, sound bytes and other data about the word.


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