The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary for Mac OS X

Based on the 20-volume Oxford English Dictionary, the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary contains an incredible one-third of the coverage of the Oxford English Dictionary, and includes all words in current English from 1700 to the present day, plus the vocabulary of Shakespeare, the Bible and other major works in English from before 1700.

For scholars and everyone with a serious interest in the English language, the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary is an unrivalled resource, providing a unique description of the historical development of the language together with excellent coverage of current English. The Sixth Edition showcases the best of the traditional strengths of the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, while bringing it up to date in its scholarship and research, in the design and layout, and in its treatment of the changing face of English.

Features include:

  • Over 600 000 words, phrases, and definitions
  • 80 000 quotations illustrating words in use throughout the centuries
  • 85 000 audio pronunciations
  • 100 000 etymologies
  • Pattern search and bookmarks
  • Full Text Search

Shorter Oxford English Dictionary - WordWeb Software

 

 

 

 

See also a short help document with explanation of terms.

Shorter Oxford English Dictionary - WordWeb Software