The Merriam-Webster Dictionary API gives developers access to a comprehensive resource of dictionary and thesaurus content as well as specialized medical, Spanish, ESL, and student-friendly vocabulary. Make your applications better by integrating our authoritative definitions, etymologies, audio pronunciations, synonyms and antonyms, and more. Merriam-Webster has been producing language information including dictionaries, thesauri, and translation materials for over 150 years. The Merriam-Webster collection of APIs provide developer access to a variety of the company's most prominent reference works. Free access is provided to non-commercial websites and applications. Free access is limited to two reference works with a maximum of 1000 queries a day per reference work. Full access is available for commercial use.
Developers may want to add dictionary functions to applications for a variety of reasons. Dictionary use can increase vocabulary, improve reading, writing and speaking skills, supply translation, process language for sentiment and aid accessibility. Here are ProgrammableWeb's 10 top Dictionary APIs.
Find an overview of the 150 most useful Translation APIs including the most popular Google Translate API, and latest Lingotek API. Translation APIs allow developers to provide services to the users of their applications in multiple languages, therefore enabling developers to grow their audience.
Of the many APIs we published this week, five were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we'll shine a spotlight on those five, which included the Merriam-Webster Dictionary API for definitions, synonyms and antonyms. We said Webster's API would be good news to education apps that want to include words--and their definitions--in either strictly educational or word play format. Read more in the Webster API post or check out the Merriam-Webster API profile.
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