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WordWeb is a free English thesaurus and dictionary for Windows, and can be used to look up words from within almost any program in just one click. It works off-line, but can also look up words in web references such as the Wikipedia encyclopedia. Features of the free version include:


Definitions and synonyms
Proper nouns
Related words
Pronunciations

150 000 root words
120 000 synonym sets
Look up words in almost any program


Application Details:

Version: 5
License: Demo
URL: http://www.wordweb.co.uk/free/
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.1.42

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What works

Used as a stand-alone dictionary/thesaurus/anagram solver it works well. It sits in the system tray until needed.

A nice tool to have on call

 

What does not

Help function

Hot keys (maybe a binding issue; I'm running compiz-fusion)

Integration with Wine application menu (but it is in the system tray)

Update function

 

Workarounds

What was not tested

Different language locales

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

Caveat from Wordweb Pro developers: A future Linux version is a possibility, though unlikely in the near future. There is unlikely to be a version for other platforms, though please contact if are interested in developing one.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 28 20101.1.42Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 29 20080.9.59.Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 7.04 "Feisty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 08 20070.9.46.Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
CurrentUbuntu 7.04 "Feisty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 02 20070.9.44.Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 6.06 "Dapper" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 08 20070.9.34.Yes No GarbageDan Kegel 

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