GNOME Dictionary

GNOME Dictionary

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Install latest/stable of GNOME Dictionary

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

Make sure snap support is enabled in your Desktop store.

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sudo snap install gnome-dictionary

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Check word definitions and spellings in an online dictionary

GNOME Dictionary is a simple dictionary application that looks up definitions of words online.

Though it looks up English definitions by default, you can easily switch to Spanish or add other online dictionaries using the DICT protocol to suit your needs.

Details for GNOME Dictionary

  • GPL-3.0+

Last updated
  • 15 June 2023 - latest/stable
  • 15 June 2023 - latest/stable


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Where people are using GNOME Dictionary

Users by distribution (log)

Ubuntu 22.04
Ubuntu 23.10
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 23.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 24.04
Zorin OS 16
Linux Mint 21.3
Ubuntu 22.10
Debian 12

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