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DICTIONARY.COM NAMES ‘IDENTITY’ 2015 WORD OF THE YEAR

Today Dictionary.com, the leading online and mobile resource for everything word related, announces its Word of the Year. Over the past year, headlines tied to gender, sexuality and race dominated the news. In particular, many of the year’s biggest stories focused on the way in which individuals or members of a group are perceived, understood, accepted or shut out. Reflecting the rapidly expanding and increasingly fluid nature of conversations about gender and sexuality in particular, the Dictionary.com Word of the Year is identity.

New Words Added To Dictionary.com

Today Dictionary.com, the leading online and mobile resource for everything word related, announces the latest additions to its dictionary. With over 150 new words and definitions added, and over 1,000 revisions, this update continues to show how social media and digital culture, in particular, affect our communication and ever-evolving language.

Celebrating Dictionary.com’s 20th Birthday with a Look Back at Two Decades of Language Evolution

Twenty years ago, friend was used primarily as a noun and no one was asking to be pinged with takeaways from a meeting. The English language is evolving more quickly than ever, and for the past 20 years Dictionary.com, the leading digital resource for everything word-related, has kept pace with the evolution of our cultural lexicon. The company celebrates turning 20 years old with a look back at 20 words whose definitions have expanded in popular use over the past two decades.

Dictionary.com Study Identifies Most Bothersome Misspelled Words and Commonly Confused Terms

Spelling and grammar mistakes is a common annoyance of many Americans. If you’re bothered by the incorrect grammar in that first sentence, count yourself among the six in 10 Americans (59 percent) who say that improper grammar is their biggest annoyance when it comes to the English language, according to a new study, Grammar Gripes 2015, released today by Dictionary.com, the leading online and mobile resource for everything word related.

Dictionary.com Mobile Apps Surpass 100 Million Downloads

Dictionary.com, the leading online and mobile resource for everything word related, today announced its apps have surpassed 100 million downloads across all mobile platforms. Available on all mobile devices,

Dictionary.com Announces the Latest Additions to its Dictionary

Today Dictionary.com, the leading online and mobile resource for everything word related, announces the latest additions to its dictionary, with a focus on new and updated technology terms, among hundreds of other new words and thousands of revised definitions to reflect the ever-evolving English language.

Dictionary.com Unveils New App Functionality for Apple Watch at Launch

Dictionary.com, the leading online and mobile resource for everything word related, today announced new functionality in the Dictionary.com app to provide customized support for the Apple Watch. Dictionary.com services include access to millions of English definitions, synonyms, pronunciations and example sentences, which can now be easily accessed right from a user’s wrist.

Dictionary.com Unveils New Word of the Day Experience

Dictionary.com, the leading online and mobile resource for everything word related, today announced its brand new Word of the Day landing page, with new content and features, including an innovative search functionality that allows users to find the Word of the Day from any date over the past 15 years. Now, users can increase their vocabulary with Word of the Day alerts through email, mobile, and social alerts, as well as find words associated with their favorite dates, from birthdays to anniversaries and holidays.