March 21, 2011 in Reference (E)
[prMac.com] Houston, Texas - Word Magic Software today announces English-Only Thesaurus v.1.0 for iOS, an update to their world-renowned reference work, and the largest thesaurus of its kind. The app is an unparalleled compendium of several standard English dictionaries, idiom & colloquial dictionaries, and proverb dictionaries. Completely self-contained, an Internet connection is necessary only for audio playback of word and sentence pronunciation in English.
Word Magic Software has specialized in natural language processing since 1989. Their English-Only Thesaurus contains more than 228,000 entries, 1,000,000 synonyms, and 280,000 antonyms. In addition, color pictures help define key nouns and adjectives. Both American and British English words are included, a feature unique to the app. The captions can be found in English and Spanish, depending on the device default language.
* English-Only Thesaurus 2011
* Synonyms of verbs, nouns, adverbs, adjectives and interjections, single and compound
* Synonyms for proverbs and idiomatic expressions
* Full pronunciation of entries, example sentences, and definitions in both languages
* Clear-cut meaning identification using a uDescriptive Meaning Tag on each entry
* Grammar attributes and notes on each entry
* Shake for random word display
* Search History
* Favorites Library
* Captions in English or Spanish determined by device default language
* Includes compound verbs, phrases, proverbs, and idioms
* Most entries include synonyms, antonyms, and linguistic attributes
* Luxurious leather-like interface
* Specialized terms include sub-classifications; e.g., Botany: tree, plant, fruit, flower, etc.
* On/off settings: Synonyms, Definitions, Examples, Antonyms, Pictures, Quotes & Proverbs
* English definitions from WordNet 2.0 copyright 2003 by Princeton University
* Unique Scan Function displays idioms, compound words, and phrases containing the search term
"For anyone who ever consults an English-Only Thesaurus, this app is a must-have," stated company President, Ricardo Arguello Senior. "With a very easy-to-use interface, it will help you truly understand words and phrases, and use them correctly, grammatically, and effectively."
* iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
* iOS 3.2 or later (iOS 4 tested)
* Universal application
* 32 MB
Pricing and Availability:
English-Only Thesaurus 1.0 is $1.99 (USD) and available worldwide through the App Store in the Reference category. Review copies are available upon request.
Located in beautiful Houston, Texas, Word Magic Software, Inc. is a software development company founded by Ricardo Arguello, Sr. in 1997. Word Magic Software is dedicated to offering a set of complementary software products geared for the English-Spanish language translation, corporate communications, and education markets. Copyright (C) 2011 Ricardo Arguello, Sr. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod, and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.