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Accuracy matters, so does efficiency. For these reasons, the Merriam-Webster Dictionary app for Office adds a valuable feature to your Word document: access to an entire dictionary at a click. When used, the app will not only find the definition, but will also display syllables, accents, and correct usage examples. The definitions will also be used as part of a normal spelling and grammar review, enhancing Word's spell check tools. It's a must-have for students and anyone wanting to use the right word in the right way.
The Merriam-Webster Dictionary app for Office lets you search for definitions from within a Microsoft Word document.
Simply select a word in a document you are writing or reading, right-click, and choose Define from the context menu. Definitions display in a handy pane to the right of the document. Click on the link below the definition to view the full dictionary entry on Merriam-Webster.com.
Bonus feature: Helpful definitions from the Merriam-Webster Dictionary will also enhance familiar Microsoft Word tools that you use every day, like the Spelling and Grammar checker and the Thesaurus.