Google Dictionary (by Google)

Google Dictionary (by Google)

View definitions easily as you browse the web.

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What is Google Dictionary (by Google)?

Google Dictionary (by Google) is a powerful tool that enhances your browsing experience by providing quick, easy access to word definitions. This extension supports various languages and even stores a history of the words you've looked up for practice later. Additionally, it translates foreign words to your preferred language automatically. However, be advised that this extension will not work in tabs that were opened prior to its installation. Hence It's advised to revisit such tabs or restart Chrome for better functionality.

By: Unknown
Version: 4.1.8 (Last updated: 2021-09-28)
Creation date: 2020-04-16
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
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Size: 47.21K
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  • The pop-up bubble will not work in tabs that were open prior to installation. After installing this extension, either reload your open tabs or restart Chrome.
  • Note that all extensions are disabled on Chrome Web Store pages (including this one). Do not test the extension on this page; it will not work!
  • If the extension is not working for you, please make sure it's up to date. Visit chrome://extensions/, click the "Update extensions now" button, then restart Chrome.

With this extension, you can:

  1. Double-click any word to view its definition in a small pop-up bubble.
  2. View the complete definition of any word or phrase using the toolbar dictionary.
  3. Store a history of words you've looked up, so you can practice them later.

Foreign words are automatically translated to your language of choice.

Supported dictionaries:

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User reviews
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  • Brings back useful functionality of instant definitions
  • Useful for translations and quick definitions
  • Features like double-click for definition and trigger-key for phrases are time-saving
  • Sometimes crashes and not always reliable
  • Does not work with PDF documents
  • Lack of updates and modern UI improvements
Most mentioned
  • Pronunciation feature not always working
  • Wanting an updated user interface
  • Issues with the extension getting stuck on 'searching...'
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Risk impact

Google Dictionary (by Google) is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Google Dictionary (by Google) has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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