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Old 01-13-2006, 05:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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When I did the search only BBSpell and BBCorrector were found. I often need a dictionary and it would be great if a FREE application was available.
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Old 01-13-2006, 11:09 PM   #2 (permalink)
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berry411 doesn't work that well if your spele the wrod wrong. Berry411 only works if you spell the word right. It will give you a defination for correctly spelled word.
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True, they asked about a dictionary not a spell checker. With most dictionaries you have to spell the word correctly or you won't find the definition. Likewise it would be hard to use a dictionary that has the words spelled wrong because you won't know where to look. It might work if you wrote your own dictionary so the words will be where you can find them. What's really strange is the search feature works the same way. Now if the dictionary was smart it would know what you wanted even if you spelled it incorrectly.
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In a pinch, Google makes a pretty good dictionary and one-word-at-a-time spelling corrector. Seach for "balckberry" and it will ask "Did you mean: blackberry."

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Old 01-14-2006, 03:44 PM   #7 (permalink)
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It doesn't have to be a spell checker but a "did you mean" type of search function would have been nice.
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Google Definitions search works well.

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http://www.google.ca/search?q=define%3Adictionary
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Thanks Dude, still looking for an application though.
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