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How to use the iOS built-in dictionary

A lot of people look for dictionary apps for iPhone. After all, does an unknown word always appear or that white one, in the same?

However, few know (or forget) that no extra application is needed, since there is integrated iOS dictionary. It is very complete and has several languages. So, you can easily query any word on your iPhone or iPad.


Setting up the dictionary on iOS

First, accessSettings General Dictionary. Then, check all the dictionaries you want. There is even an ?Apple Dictionary?, which contains terms like iPhone, iCloud, etc.

It is also worth noting that, in many cases, it is possible to obtain word translations with the ?Portuguese-English? dictionary, for example.

Getting meaning and the like of a word on the iPhone

You may be reading a book on Apple Books, a PDF, a website or even a message (where you can select a word, as in Telegram) and want to know the meaning of a specific word.

Then, touch and hold the desired word to select it. Then, in the contextual menu, find the option Search (may also appear Consult, in some cases) and touch it.

In addition, it is also possible to use the integrated dictionary throughIOS search. As we have shown in this other article, the Search offers several functions. Worth checking out!

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