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PHP English dictionary, API or extension

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I need a script or extension for PHP that would allow me to look up definitions for English words. I don't mean spell checking, I mean looking up definitions.

A dictionary website that provides an API would also be fine.
Feb 27 '08 #1
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ronverdonk
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I need a script or extension for PHP that would allow me to look up definitions for English words. I don't mean spell checking, I mean looking up definitions.

A dictionary website that provides an API would also be fine.
You mean a thesaurus of the (King's) English language. My suggestion is to google for it and you'll find lots of them.

Ronald
Feb 27 '08 #2

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You mean a thesaurus of the (King's) English language. My suggestion is to google for it and you'll find lots of them.

Ronald
Haha, no, not a thesaurus, a dictionary. And it needs to be in an API or some other form easily accessed by calls made in PHP. Everything I find within these guidelines is for Java or Perl or something.

I mean I could achieve the same effect by scrubbing the dictionary.com page for a word with regex, but that's really messy.
Feb 28 '08 #3

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