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Durham University

University Library

Online reference : dictionaries

English dictionaries
Merriam-Webster Dictionary
Oxford English Dictionary
Foreign-language dictionaries
Collins French/English
Oxford Language Dictionaries Online - includes Chinese, French, German, Russian, Spanish, Italian
Quickdic (German-English)
Links to dictionary collections

offers links to language dictionaries for dozens of languages, to multilingual dictionaries, and to thesauri and grammars online translation dictionaries for French, Italian and Spanish

Internet Resources for Language Teachers and Learners

including dictionaries and grammars; developed by Fred Riley whilst at University of Hull.


from 'Dr Goodword'

Websters Online Dictionary
Webster's 1913 unabridged dictionary with added and updated definitions, thousands of images, quotes, trade names, references, timelines and translations covering hundreds of languages.