Reverse Dictionary

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Sometimes, you try to think of a word but you can’t say it. Here is a website that will help you find the words that you’ve been thinking about all day long! 

Reverse Dictionary allows you to search for words by their definition. The tool looks through various dictionary definitions and grabs the ones that most closely match your search query. To use the tool, simply write a word, phrase or sentence and let it come up with a list of words that you can choose from. You can also click on the words to find the definiton of the word. 


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Özge Karaoglu is an English teacher and educational consultant in teaching young learners and teaching with web-based technologies. She is the author of Minigon ELT book series, which aims to teach English to young learners through stories. Read more of her ideas about teaching English through technology and Web-based tools at