WordWeb

Download Editors' Rating:
5
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Average User Rating:
4.5
out of 1298 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    6.3
  • Total Downloads:
    10,706,415
  • Date Added:
    November 01, 2010
  • File Size:
    20.93MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    8,699
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7

Editors' Review

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WordWeb is a handy utility that gives you the definition, synonyms, and antonyms of any given word without requiring you to go online, though it can connect to the Internet for expanded functionality should you want it.

The interface feels like an expanded version of any major word processing app's dictionary function, giving users an instant familiarity--even if they've never used WordWeb. After you type a term into the Lookup dialog box, the word's definition will appear in the interface's top pane, along with tabs that link to various wiki functions.

The bottom pane offers tabs for such items as synonyms, antonyms, and related words. The app's most notable feature is its hot key support; you simply use a hot key combo when the cursor is pointed over any word, and WordWeb will pop up onscreen with all pertinent information.

There are tools for changing the database to one of several English variations, altering the text size, and disabling WordWeb from recognizing offensive terms. The depth and functionality of WordWeb would be worth paying for, but thankfully you don't have to redefine your budget to get it--it's free.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.5

    out of 88 votes

    • 5 star 57
    • 4 star 23
    • 3 star 4
    • 2 star 1
    • 1 star 3
  • All Versions

    4.5

    out of 1298 votes

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    • 4 star 289
    • 3 star 49
    • 2 star 16
    • 1 star 38
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4 stars

"Have used this product for years"

May 19, 2011  |  By tranquilityforall

 |  Version: WordWeb 6.3

Pros

Very quick and handy for spelling and thesaurus and of course dictionary

Cons

Could it be better than free? AND it doesn't dump any pop ups etc... on your computer

Summary

Get it - it's good!

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5 stars

"Love this!"

May 17, 2011  |  By stephb81

 |  Version: WordWeb 6.3

Pros

I've installed this on all my computers and my iPhone.

Cons

None for now

Summary

So much better than Microsoft Word's thesaurus, plus easy to access by Ctrl + right-clicking words. So glad it's free!

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5 stars

"Excellent program!"

May 13, 2011  |  By crossnotes

 |  Version: WordWeb 6.3

Pros

Easy and useful.

Cons

Hmm,.. would like to be able to add larger volume of word groups.

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5 stars

"The best so far in the educational field!"

May 12, 2011  |  By sopheclese

 |  Version: WordWeb 6.3

Pros

very practical & light it covers a lot of information for the word selected i Wiktionary , Wikipedia &Wordweb are extra tools.Moreover one can review the list of selected words by pressing left & right arrows+the ability to report a data base error!

Cons

The pronunciation voice is not up to the standard of such highly educational software.

Summary

I love it & use every day. I'm grateful. thanks!

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4 stars

"its enough good for languabe students"

May 09, 2011  |  By findwaqas

 |  Version: WordWeb 6.3

Pros

very good product

Cons

i found itmore good than its previous version

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5 stars

"Great Tool!"

May 08, 2011  |  By DixieRock

 |  Version: WordWeb 6.3

Pros

Great for looking up a definition of a word and to check spelling.

Cons

Cannot find any, have been using word web for 3-4 years, bought a new pc, and had to reinstall the latest version!

Summary

Would recommend word web for anyone who does not want to look through a dictionary to find a meaning of a word. I have used other similiar products but this beats them all!!

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5 stars

"Fantastic dictionary/thesaurus!"

May 08, 2011  |  By kriskan

 |  Version: WordWeb 6.3

Pros

Easy access; easy to use; does what it says it does; hearing pronunciation of word

Cons

I wish it provided more examples of word use

Summary

I bought this program, needing a dictionary/thesaurus program, for writing research papers for school. It's one of the best of its kind!

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5 stars

"Great Software"

May 06, 2011  |  By TUFF TRUF

 |  Version: WordWeb 6.3

Pros

Easy to used

Cons

None at all.

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5 stars

"A must have!"

April 27, 2011  |  By Batchoy2

 |  Version: WordWeb 6.3

Pros

A pocket dictionary and thesaurus.

Cons

None so far.

Summary

Another piece of art!

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3 stars

"Incompatible with Wordperfect 12 on Windows 7?"

April 19, 2011  |  By drpeg

 |  Version: WordWeb 6.3

Pros

Great little dictionary, and I use it frequently throughout the day.

Cons

Worked fine on WordPerfect 12 on my old computer (Windows XP), But can't get the shortcuts to work with WP 12 on my new computer, running Windows 7, even if I run WP compatible with Windows XP. I have to copy and paste the word to Wordweb, a hassle.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 6.3
Database updates, minor usability enhancements.
General
Publisher WordWeb Software
Publisher web site http://www.wordwebsoftware.com/
Release Date October 24, 2010
Date Added November 01, 2010
Version 6.3
Category
Category Educational Software
Subcategory Language Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 20.93MB
File Name wordweb7.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 10,706,415
Downloads Last Week 8,699
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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