Mouse over the list on the left to find information about the page layout of the dictionary. For detailed help, follow the links under each section.
Use the search bar to look up a word, or view the full contents of the dictionary by selecting DICTIONARY in the navigation menu.
The core text of each dictionary entry describes the word’s origin, meaning and usage through history along with many other types of information. See Entry Structure for the full list.
Share, cite or print an entry using the Tools menu.
Use the Display Controls to show more information at various points in the entry.