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Wordnik

Wordnik.com
Web address .com.wordnikwww
Type of site
Reference (dictionary, thesaurus, etc.)
Registration Optional
Available in English
Users 81,556 (as of 20 January 2012)
Owner Wordnik, Inc.
Created by Wordnik, Inc.
Launched March 2009
Alexa rank
21,469 (as of October 2015)[1]

Wordnik.com is an online English dictionary and language resource that provides dictionary and thesaurus content, some of it based on print dictionaries such as the Century Dictionary, the American Heritage Dictionary, WordNet, and GCIDE. Wordnik has collected a corpus of billions of words which it uses to display example sentences, allowing it to provide information on a much larger set of words than a typical dictionary.

Wiktionary, the free open dictionary project, is one major source of words and citations used by Wordnik.

History

Wordnik.com was launched as a closed beta in March 2009 and opened to all comers in June 2009.[2] Co-founders of the site are CEO [6]

Statistics

As of 14 January 2012, Wordnik Zeitgeist reports that,[7]

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External links

  • Official website
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