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English language dictionary and thesaurus. Definitions include spoken and written pronunciation of words and examples of the words used in sentences.
The site also includes educational videos to improve English language usage, "word of the day", word games and more.
This is another online version of Merriam Webster's English Dictionary. This dictionary is aimed at English language learners and includes pronunciation exercises, quizzes, "word of the day" and a "3,00 core vocabulary words", a list of words that learners should know arranged both by topic and in alphabetical order.
Visual dictionaries can be very helpful resources to learn new vocabulary as users identify words with images that illustrate them. This online visual dictionary provides access to 6,000+ images associated with 15 major themes.
This is an online English language dictionary and grammar guide. Definitions include spoken and written pronunciation of words. The site also provides access to bilingual dictionaries including English-Japanese, English-Chinese, English-Spanish, English-Korean, English-French, and several more.
English language dictionary with definitions that use common words and include multiple examples from the Longman corpus. Definitions also include audible pronunciation of the word and part of speech information as well as related words. In addition, the main page of the site shows popular entries and presents a word of the day and pictures of the day.
Dictionaries in our Reference Collection
You are welcome to use any or all the dictionaries in our Reference Collection. The collection is on the upper floor of the library, housed in the shelves between the Hawaiian Pacific Collection and the Periodicals. Books in the Reference Collection are for library use only but if you need to borrow a dictionary we have a few available for check out in our General Collection.
Some of the dictionaries in our Reference Collection are: