Change Online Dictionary


Click the Settings menu from the menu bar > choose Online Dictionary > click Change.

change online dictionary

A dialog box pops up asking you to input the new Common URL Segment of the target online dictionary.  Type in the new Common URL Segment, then click OK.

input online dictionary URL

The default web browser on your PC will jump to that online dictionary and get definition of the word “hello” for you. If you reach the web page correctly, you have set the Common URL Segment correctly.

Online Dictionary Examples

Below is a list of  Common URL Segments of some online dictionaries which have been tested to work with VocabularyShop.  Most segments will not be valid without adding a word to it. Remember, websites change constantly, and this list is just for your reference. You may have to do some tests to find the correct Common URL Segment to connect to your favorite online dictionary.

English Dictionaries

  • https://www.dictionary.com/
  • https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/
  • https://www.thefreedictionary.com/
  • https://www.yourdictionary.com/
  • https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/
  • https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/essential-british-english/
  • https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/learner-english/
  • https://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/american/
  • https://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/
  • https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=
  • https://www.ahdictionary.com/word/search.html?q=
  • https://www.britannica.com/dictionary/
  • https://ninjawords.com/
  • https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/

Bilingual Dictionaries

  • https://www.lexico.com/en/definition/
  • https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english-spanish/
  • https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english-french/
  • https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english-italian/
  • https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english-russian/
  • https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english-german/
  • https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english-polish/
  • https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english-portuguese/
  • https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english-catalan/
  • https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english-chinese-simplified/
  • https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english-chinese-traditional/
  • https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english-korean/
  • https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english-japanese/
  • https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english-thai/
  • https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english-vietnamese/
  • https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english-indonesian/
  • https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english-malaysian/
  • https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english-arabic/
  • https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english-turkish/
  • https://www.spanishdict.com/translate/
  • https://dict.cn/
  • https://www.iciba.com/
  • https://dict.hjenglish.com/w/

Thesauruses

  • https://www.thesaurus.com/browse/
  • https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/
  • https://freethesaurus.com/
  • https://thesaurus.yourdictionary.com/
  • https://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english-thesaurus/
  • https://www.powerthesaurus.org/

Sentences

  • https://sentence.yourdictionary.com/