The free dictionary tools from Oxford Dictionaries are free to download now. For website owners, the ‘double-click dictionary search’ is an essential definition look-up tool. With this free widget, internet users can highlight a word and click to open a pop-up window featuring the definition, making English language definitions easier to access. The Word of the Day widget is a useful language tool which provides a free definition a day. Finally, for those who like to check definitions or check spellings online, the Oxford Dictionaries search toolbar provides direct access to Oxford’s free online English dictionary.
“We are delighted to make Oxford Dictionaries content even easier to access online with the ‘double-click dictionary search’ widget, the Word of the Day dictionary tool, and the look-up toolbar for browsers,” said Daniel Stewart, Head of Marketing for Oxford Dictionaries. “These free online dictionary widgets enable website owners to add value to their sites, while the search toolbar for browsers provides a new way to check spellings and define words. The three free dictionary tools supplement the oxforddictionaries.com website, which offers a comprehensive current English dictionary, grammar guidance, word puzzles and games, a language blog, and up-to-date bilingual dictionaries in French, German, Italian, and Spanish.”