About Definify

Definify represents a philological focus on the definition of words.

This provides for a deeper understanding of a word's meaning, by presenting not only a definition, but also a history for the word.


The 1913 Webster's Dictionary results include entries from the list below of primary and secondary supplemental sources:

  • 1913 Webster
    • From the original 1890 dictionary.

  • Webster 1913 Suppl.
    • From the 1913 "New Words" supplement to the Webster.

  • WordNet 1.5
    • From the WordNet on-line semantic network.

  • Century Dict. 1906.
    • From the Century Dictionary published in 1906, especially from the "proper Names" supplement (volume IX).

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