Collins English and Thesaurus

Collins English and Thesaurus


The Collins English Dictionary Complete & Unabridged and the Collins Thesaurus of the English Language in a software bundle offering a complete language and reference solution for writing, for work, for study, because you want to express yourself well, or just for the love of words.

 • Search over 500,000 English words, references and examples in this 30th anniversary edition of the Collins’ flagship dictionary.
 • Let the Thesaurus help you find that tantalizing solution to tricky language clues with over 377,000 synonyms and antonyms.

Dictionary Features:

 • Latest vocabulary, based upon Collins’ 2.5 billion word database
 • 6,000 biographical entries
 • Key expressions and example sentences
 • Usage notes give advice on using the right word in the right place
 • Cultural notes on life and language
 • Thousands of etymologies trace the roots of modern English
 • A clear design that makes this dictionary accessible and easy to use

Thesaurus Features:

 • Key synonyms for each sense, offering the most helpful alternative
 • Opposites provide you with another way of expressing yourself
 • A wide range of Idioms and phrases included
 • Related words to help you expand your vocabulary
 • Cross-references
 • Quotations add wit, sparkle and originality
 • Illustrative examples from real English show how the entry word is used
 • Usage and regional labels to help you identify areas of usage
 • Extensive coverage of English as an international language
 • 550 Subject word lists add an extra dimension to your vocabulary

A SEARCH TOOL

featuring search autocomplete to help you find words quickly by displaying predictions similar to the terms you're typing. You also get enhanced search extras including:

 • A quick search of words while you type.
 • A 'fuzzy filter' for when you are not sure of the correct spelling of a word.
 • A 'keyword' search for finding key words within compound words.
 • A wild card search function ('*' or '?') which can replace a letter or entire parts of a word.
 • Download dictionary definitions locally for offline word lookup.

A LEARNING TOOL

including a number of features that help you further enhance your vocabulary:

 • A 'Favorites' feature to create custom folders with lists of words from the extensive library, including cross-curriculum words.
 • History list to help you easily review looked-up words.
 • Discover more using the included special language notes.
 • See words in context with example sentences.
 • 'Word-of-the-day' feature with dedicated homescreen widget.

Recent changes:
Version 4.3.103 features:

* Improvements
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About Collins English and Thesaurus
The Collins English Dictionary Complete & Unabridged and the Collins Thesaurus of the English Language in a software bundle offering a complete language and reference solution for writing, for work, for study, because you want to express yourself well, or just for the love of words.

 • Search over 500,000 English words, references and examples in this 30th anniversary edition of the Collins’ flagship dictionary.
 • Let the Thesaurus help you find that tantalizing solution to tricky language clues with over 377,000 synonyms and antonyms.

Dictionary Features:

 • Latest vocabulary, based upon Collins’ 2.5 billion word database
 • 6,000 biographical entries
 • Key expressions and example sentences
 • Usage notes give advice on using the right word in the right place
 • Cultural notes on life and language
 • Thousands of etymologies trace the roots of modern English
 • A clear design that makes this dictionary accessible and easy to use

Thesaurus Features:

 • Key synonyms for each sense, offering the most helpful alternative
 • Opposites provide you with another way of expressing yourself
 • A wide range of Idioms and phrases included
 • Related words to help you expand your vocabulary
 • Cross-references
 • Quotations add wit, sparkle and originality
 • Illustrative examples from real English show how the entry word is used
 • Usage and regional labels to help you identify areas of usage
 • Extensive coverage of English as an international language
 • 550 Subject word lists add an extra dimension to your vocabulary

A SEARCH TOOL

featuring search autocomplete to help you find words quickly by displaying predictions similar to the terms you're typing. You also get enhanced search extras including:

 • A quick search of words while you type.
 • A 'fuzzy filter' for when you are not sure of the correct spelling of a word.
 • A 'keyword' search for finding key words within compound words.
 • A wild card search function ('*' or '?') which can replace a letter or entire parts of a word.
 • Download dictionary definitions locally for offline word lookup.

A LEARNING TOOL

including a number of features that help you further enhance your vocabulary:

 • A 'Favorites' feature to create custom folders with lists of words from the extensive library, including cross-curriculum words.
 • History list to help you easily review looked-up words.
 • Discover more using the included special language notes.
 • See words in context with example sentences.
 • 'Word-of-the-day' feature with dedicated homescreen widget.

Recent changes:
Version 4.3.103 features:

* Improvements

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A Google User
Sep 28, 2014
Worth It! Expensive but it works! I have tried many dictionaries but they were all unreliable. I would rate 5* if added features were available as on the other dictionaries but a working & reliable one is more important.
A Google User
Jun 21, 2014
Great I've rarely encountered a word not found in this dictionary. The only problem is that there are only British pronunciations.
A Google User
Jun 1, 2014
Not the best I find this application (strangely) complementary to the Oxford English Dictionary. The latter has more grammatical information and more usage examples. This application has more entries but lacks a bit in the abovementioned facilities. Both COLLINS and OXFORD are very good but, as I said, for greater scope of reference, they should be used together. Of course, this is a language enthusiast's opinion. Highlighting (phrases and examples of usage) is better in the COLLINS application but then again, a full-text search facility would be welcome, just like in the case of the Oxford dictionary.
A Google User
Mar 29, 2014
Very useful and informative app
A Google User
Mar 23, 2014
Never never download You can not use this app as seeing the below error message if you will change your device. "Open failed: EACCES (permission denied)"
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