Thursday, December 22, 2011

iOS 5 Tip: Look Up Any Word

A new feature in iOS 5 allows you to get a definition of any word from any app. To get a definition of a word simply select the word by holding down on it for a couple of seconds and then tap define. A dictionary will appear with that word defined. When you are done tap done to return to your app.


  1. At some stages I suffer some problem while going with iOS 5 device. These are good tips for iOS 5 users.

  2. I like this feature as it saves lot of time for searching the definition of any word without flipping through different websites. This is very simple way. I even tried it when I read it first time. You can also try this feature.

  3. Is there an android app that allows this "select-and-define" function?

    1. I'm not sure about the select to define function but I do know there are apps on Android such as