Terminology

Terminology

Terminology

Terminology is a browser for the English language – part dictionary/thesaurus and part research tool. Terminology is designed to make it easy to explore words and phrases, diving down to more and less specific terms - accessing the web and other apps for more detail and sharing.


"If you’re looking for the best dictionary app...then look no further than Terminology 3." – AppAdvice

"9/10...a Must-have Dictionary and Thesaurus App" – AppStorm

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On a Mac? Install Terminology for OS X for free.

Terminology features:

  • Full offline U.S. English dictionary and word reference with simple clear definitions.
  • Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and deeper word relations such as: more and less specific words, part, part of, members, member of, pertains to and more. Learn more about the dictionary.
  • Launches directly to search.
  • Star favorite terms for quick access.
  • Term browsing history.
  • Handoff support.
  • iCloud sync. Keep favorites, history and actions in sync between multiple devices.
  • Custom "Actions" to browse your current term on websites and/or lookup terms in other apps which support integration via URL schemes. Create your own or visit our Action Directory for single tap installable actions for many sites (http://terminology3-actions.agiletortoise.com/). Advanced actions can export terms, links, definitions to other apps and more. Learn more about actions.
  • Wildcard (?,*) searching
  • Spelling suggestions.
  • Export/Share definitions, favorites and history lists.
  • Dropbox integration to keep favorites and word histories backed up.
  • Lookup and words from Drafts, Phraseology, Instapaper, Mr. Reader, Writeup, Writing Kit and a growing list of other apps.
  • Customizable fonts and font size.
  • Extensive support for URL scheme integration via x-callback-url. Details on the developer page.