“TheSage’s English Dictionary and Thesaurus” is a “FREE” professional software package, by Sequence Publishing, that can be installed on your flash drive (and/or your computer). I have featured TheSage on the blog before and feel it merits attention again due to the recent upgrades in the software. If you are someone who has difficulty with grammar, spelling and definitions; TheSage can help… During the installation process you will have the option of installing TheSage on your computer or as a portable app on your flash drive.
What’s New in version 22.214.171.1240:
Added: Thesaurus entries.
Multiple detailed definitions (+210,000)
Nearly 1,400,000 relationships between definitions (synonyms, antonyms, hypernyms, hyponyms, meronyms, holonyms,…)
A large collection that already includes approximately 50,000 examples of usage.
+70,000 phonetic transcriptions.
Look up words directly from most applications.
Each definition has its own specific thesaurus.
Any and all displayed words are clickable, triggering a new lookup.
Match single/multiple characters as well as filter by single/groups of vowels and consonants.
Only valid english words are returned.
Fully functional when run from portable devices such as a USB.
Copy search results, examples, thesauri, definitions.
Previous lookups and searches remain readily available.
Clean, flexible, fast, and easy to use presentation of information.
Absolutely 100% free of charge.
Choose your own font and color for each aspect of the display.
Quickly available via dropdown or the ‘History’ tool.
Definition and example concordancer tools (so-called ‘reverse search’.
User-defined custom thesaurus.
Search Wikipedia, Google define/translate, or any other web address directly from TheSage.
‘As you type’ tool
Browse TheSage’s index real-time.
Carry out relatively sophisticated pattern searches of the phonetic transcriptions (pronunciations) in the database./td>
TheSage will help you if you can’t quite remember the word you are looking for.
TheSage can be turned into a speaking dictionary. Click on the phonetic transcription of a lookup to hear how it is pronounced or have TheSage read all or part of any lookup.