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Type of site
Available inEnglish
OwnerRock Holdings
Created by
  • Brian Kariger
  • Daniel Fierro
LaunchedMay 14, 1995 (1995-05-14)

Dictionary.com is an online dictionary whose domain was first registered on May 14, 1995.[1] The primary content on Dictionary.com is a proprietary dictionary based on Random House Unabridged Dictionary, with editors for the site providing new and updated definitions.[2][3] Supplementary content comes from the Collins English Dictionary, American Heritage Dictionary and others.[4]

  1. ^ "Dictionary.com WHOIS, DNS, & Domain Info - DomainTools". whois.domaintools.com. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  2. ^ Herman, Barbara (May 12, 2015). "Deep Web, Revenge Porn And Microaggression Are Just Some of Dictionary.com's Latest Additions". International Business Times. Retrieved February 24, 2021.
  3. ^ Treisman, Rachel (2020-09-03). "Dictionary.com's Largest Update (Re)defines Thousands Of Words, Focusing On Identity". NPR. Retrieved 2021-04-16.
  4. ^ Perlman, Merrill (April 29, 2019). "Dictionaries recently added more than 1,500 words. Here are some new entries". Columbia Journalism Review. Retrieved February 25, 2020.

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