How to Use the Dictionary

The instructions below explain how to access and use the dictionary as you read books. There are two ways to use the dictionary: you can look up a word, or you can select a word that you want defined in a book.

Looking Up a Word in the Dictionary

  1. On the right side of the page, click the Dictionary icon.
  2. Type in the word you would like the definition of in the search box. Below the word, you will see the definition and the pronunciation of the word. You will also see an audio icon () that you can click to hear the word.
  3. To close the dictionary, click the Dictionary icon again.

Selecting a Word in a Book

When you have a book open, click a word, then select View In Dictionary to see the definition.