Google Dictionary Online for English Language Words Translation
What is Google Dictionary?
Google dictionary is an online dictionary that is freely accessible for finding word meaning in 27 major languages of the world. Google has included most of the widely spoken languages in their online dictionary including Spanish, Chinese, French, Arabic, Bengali, Hindi etc. In short, Google dictionary is a multilingual dictionary that can be used not for finding the word meaning in English but also in other languages along with audio pronunciation facility.
If you are, an English speaker and looking for a dictionary like English to French or English to Spanish or anything like that, then you can try Google dictionary. This online dictionary can translate English into 25 major languages and vice versa. Unfortunately, not all other 25 languages can be translated into any other language except English.
Why Google Dictionary?
Having a dictionary for finding the meaning of words can be helpful if you are a writer or need to write frequently for your business communication or for academic reason. Most of the printed dictionaries are bilingual and due to large size and volume they are very difficult. Because of this reason digital or online dictionary such as Google dictionary can be a valuable way to find word meaning in English. Moreover, you can access this dictionary from your mobile phone.
How to Use Google Dictionary?
Finding an English word meaning is simple with this online dictionary. At first go the dictionary site: Google dictionary. When the main window of the dictionary opens, on the left side there will be a language selection menu and on the right side, you have to type the word you are looking for to find a meaning. For example, if you want to use Google dictionary as an English dictionary- English to English- then keeping the “English dictionary” phrase selected, type a word to find the meaning. If you want to use it as English to Spanish translator, then keep the “English Dictionary” option selected and then click on drop down arrow and select the “English”. This will open another drop down list. From this new list click on English to Spanish.
Features of Google Dictionary
Apart from searching for word meaning of any word, you can find a list of synonyms that a word and its relevant phrases. For hearing audio pronunciation of a word, you have to click on the audio icon, located just beside the actual word. In addition, you can find a list of useful web reference with links for a word along with usage of that word in other languages, if there is any.
Google Chrome Extensions for Google dictionary
If you are a Google chrome user, you can download a dictionary extension from Google Chrome Extensions. This extension only works with Chrome browser. After downloading this extension, visit any site and if you want to find the meaning of any particular word, then double click that word to see a short definition in a pop-up window. To find a detail meaning of a word highlight the word with mouse and then click on your browser’s dictionary lookup icon( left side on the top of Chrome browser)