New Zealand Top Sites for Dictionaries And Encyclopedias


    A free encyclopedia built collaboratively using wiki software. (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License).

    Quora Market Research

    Quora is your best source for knowledge. Quora aims to be the easiest place to write new content and share content from the web.

    Online version of Roget's II: The New Thesaurus, 3rd edition. - a free online encyclopedia and information reference. Research articles from Columbia Encyclopedia and Encyclopedia Britannica.

    The world's most popular dictionary and thesaurus with definitions, synonyms, antonyms, idioms, word origins, quotes, audio pronunciations, example sentences and Word of the Day! Look up the meaning of words, slang, phrases, idioms, and abbreviations in o

    Urban Dictionary

    A veritable cornucopia of streetwise lingo, posted and defined by its readers.

    Maori Dictionary

    Online version of Te Aka Maori-English, English-Maori dictionary and searchable index.

    The Free Dictionary

    English, Medical, Legal, and Computer Dictionaries, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, a Literature Reference Library, and a Search Engine all in one!


    An information source for scientific, technical, and medical research. Subscription required for some sections.


    Dictionary containing English to/from Spanish, French, German, and Italian, and a language forum.

    The dictionary you can understand featuring definitions that actually make sense with example use cases for the most popular words. Be confident in your use of words! YourDictionary features original definitions with example use cases; definitions from th


    Collaborative project for creating a free lexical database in every language, complete with meanings, etymologies, and pronunciations.


    Publisher of American English dictionaries and reference sources.

    Two-way lookup with over 630,000 keywords. User contributions are encouraged. Includes user recorded voices, vocabulary trainer and translation forum.


    Ein Service der LEO GmbH: Kostenlose Online-Wörterbücher/Foren/Trainer für Deutsch-Englisch/Französisch/Spanisch/Italienisch/Chinesisch/Russisch

    Oxford Dictionaries

    Dictionary by Oxford University Press. Answers questions on English grammar, spelling, and usage. Basic dictionary is free, premium content with subscription.

    Cambridge Dictionary

    Free online dictionary from Cambridge University Press.

    The Crossword Solver

    Collection of crossword solving tools and crossword thesaurus to help fill in the blanks in crossword puzzles.


    Online rhyming dictionary and thesaurus.

    Behind the Name

    The meaning and history of first names.


    Translation, dictionary, conjugation, grammar for English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Arabic, Japanese, Hebrew, Polish, Dutch ...

    Collins Dictionaries. English, French, German, Spanish. Comprehensive Dictionaries, Always Free Online.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica Online

    Provides selected articles for free, full text with search capabilities, multimedia and related links for subscribers.



    Denshi Jisho (meaning "electronic dictionary") is an online Japanese dictionary that focuses on powerful search features and an easy-to-use interface. The data comes from Jim Breen's WWWJDIC project and the site is developed by me, Kim Ahlström. Please e features over 20,000 definitions and over 115,000 links between related terms providing a clear and concise description of any and all business terms. To succeed in business, it's absolutely essential to have a solid understanding o

    Spanish Dictionary

    Bidirectional Spanish and English dictionary with audio pronunciation of the words.


    Translation, dictionary, conjugation, grammar for English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Arabic, Japanese, Hebrew, Polish, Dutch ...

    Information Please

    On-Line dictionary, Internet encyclopedia, and almanac reference.

    Metric Conversions

    Provides free online conversion tools, which can be added to any websites. It also offers metric conversion tables for download and print.

    HighBeam Encyclopedia

    Offers articles from the Columbia Encyclopedia and Britannica Concise Encyclopedia.


    Es können zweisprachige Texte auf Englisch und Deutsch nach Wörtern und Ausdrücken durchsucht werden.

    Free Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

    More Words

    More Words is a way to search word lists. It's a crossword puzzle solver, anagram lister, codeword decoder, and a helper for other word games.

    An internet based translation service in 120 language combinations. Web site translation, manuals, and multimedia.

    Multitran dictionary

    Online dictionary, 10 languages paired with Russian, 10 million terms, 1000 subject areas 500 new terms added daily Includes phrases, alphabetic lists and morphology-based search




    A major internet portal and service provider offering search results, customizable content, chatrooms, free e-mail, clubs, and pager.

    Unit Conversion

    Provides a free online conversion tool to easily convert between different units of measurement in more than 70 categories. - loving languages

    Search translations in the online dictionary and have fun learning languages with vocabulary lessons and many free games and quizzes.