WordDefinition

WordDefinition["word"]

gives the dictionary definitions available for "word".

Details

  • WordDefinition["word"] returns a list of definitions if "word" is a recognized English-language word. A list of available words can be found using WordList.
  • WordDefinition["word"] returns Missing["NotAvailable"] for words that do not have definitions available.

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Find the dictionary definitions for a given word:

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See Also

WordList  DictionaryWordQ  RandomWord  PartOfSpeech  WordData  SpellingCorrectionList

Introduced in 2015
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