a book or electronic resource that lists the words of a language (typically in alphabetical order) and gives their meaning, or gives the equivalent words in a different language, often also providing information about pronunciation, origin, and usage.
I'll look up ‘love’ in the dictionary
The problem is that my French vocabulary is so poor that I end up having to look up every other word in a dictionary so it takes ages.
the website gives access to an online dictionary
I can remember my schoolteacher telling me to look a word up in the dictionary .
I'll look up 'love' in the dictionary
She also started compiling a dictionary of youth slang first used by the transvestite community.
Taberah was reading the bilingual dictionary with rapt concentration.
the dictionary definition of ‘smile’
The software uses a standard dictionary , designed by Kiran, to accomplish the task.
Seventy years ago, the Philological Society had resolved to publish a completely new English dictionary .