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TheSage's English Dictionary and Thesaurus v1.4.0
Priceless Languages Tools & Internet Resources

A complete dictionary and multifaceted thesaurus of the English language into a single and powerful language reference system. TheSage can look up words directly from almost any program (IE, Word, Firefox, Outlook, Thunderbird,… ) and is 100% portable.

Some of the most interesting characteristics of TheSage are:

- Over 145,000 references with multiple detailed definitions (over 200,000)
- Complete Thesaurus Nearly 1,200,000 relationships between definitions (synonyms, antonyms, hypernyms, hyponyms, meronyms, holonyms,…)
- Example Sentences A large collection that already includes approximately 35,000 examples of usage.
- System Integration Look up words directly from most applications.
- Information Integration Each definition has its own specific thesaurus.
- Cross-Referencing Any and all displayed words are clickable, triggering a new lookup.
- Wildcard Search Match single/multiple characters as well as filter by single/groups of vowels and consonants.
- Anagram Search Only valid English words are returned.
- Portability Fully functional when run from portable devices such as a USB.
- Clipboard Support Copy search results, examples, thesauri, single/multiple definitions, even the entire lookup.
- Tabbed Interface Previous lookups and searches remain readily available.
- Structured Display Clean, flexible, fast, and easy to use presentation of information.
- Price Absolutely 100% free of charge.
- Custom Appearance Choose your own font and color for each aspect of the display.
- Multi-Session History Quickly available via dropdown or the 'history' tab.

Licence: Freeware

OS: Windows 32-Bit (not sure about Vista support, neither 64-Bit)

Size: 7.87 MB

Official Web-Site
Official Mirror Download (Japan)
Majorgeeks Mirrors

Everest Dictionary v3.10 (Bulgarian, English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, and Spanish)
Priceless Languages Tools & Internet Resources

It uses a multi-language interface, covering over all main European Languages with the possibility to search words in: indexed order, using regular expressions; speech agent for the English words. Also includes a learning game to help you improve your vocabulary.

Licence: Freeware

OS: Windows 32-Bit (not sure about Vista support, neither 64-Bit)

Size: 79.2 MB (multi language, other varies by specific language)

Official Web-Site (multi & specific language mirrors)

Mobysaurus Thesaurus v1.0.45
Priceless Languages Tools & Internet Resources

A "donation-ware", comprehensive, feature-rich, easy-to-use, off-line English thesaurus that helps you write and speak better by leading you to the right word for every purpose or occasion.

*Note, Mobysaurus Thesaurus is freeware without limitations, but you do need to download a Free License Key which is to be renewed every 6 months :(, unless you make a donation of any amount.

- 30,000+ headwords and 2,500,000+ synonyms
- Fast and full-featured wildcard Search
- Look up words within most programs
- Cross-referencing
- WordWeb support
- Fast find synonymous headwords

Licence: Donation-Ware

Requires: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0

OS: Windows 32-Bit (including Vista 32-Bit)

Size: 4.66 MB

Official Web-Site
Official Download
Majorgeeks Mirrors

Other online tools & references:

Foreignword Language Site
WordReference Dictionaries
Google Linguistics
Alpha Dictionary Language Directory
Latin Dictionary and Grammar Aid
Farsi Language Lessons
Mezzofanti Translations
Handouts and Materials for Students and Teachers
AltaVista Babel Fish Translation

*Note, not all of these three programs & online resources were tested by us, but some were briefly checked. Also they may have other educational tools. Hope is useful.

Enjoy the coming festive days in these last months of the year (also the rest of them :), in your native or residential Country.

Have a good day & a great year.