The Free Dictionary by Farlex

Posted on Friday, May 16, 2008

The Free Dictionary by Farlex is a powerful dictionary that allows users to search across multiple dictionaries and delivers results on user-friendly pages with many functionalities.


• 9 component dictionaries/encyclopedias: general dictionary/thesaurus (powered by The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition and Collins Essential English Dictionary, Second Edition), medical dictionary (The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary, Second Edition; Dorland's Medical Dictionary for Health Care Consumers; The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, Second Edition; Mosby's Dental Dictionary, Second Edition; Mosby's Dictionary of Complementary and Alternative Medicine; and Saunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary, Third Edition), legal dictionary (West's Encyclopedia of American Law, Edition 2 and The People's Law Dictionary), financial dictionary (Campbell R. Harvey and J. Paul Sticht's glossary and, dictionary of acronyms (Acronym Finder), dictionary of idioms (Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms and Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms), encyclopedia (The Columbia Encyclopedia®, Britannica Concise Encyclopedia, and The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography), Wikipedia Encyclopedia, and Hutchinson Encyclopedia

• Daily featured content: In the News, Word of the Day, Article of the Day, Quotation of the Day, This Day in History, Today's Birthday

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