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Dictionary

📔 Sublime Text plugin that shows detailed definitions of words

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📔 Dictionary

Dictionary is a convenient Sublime Text plugin that shows detailed definitions of words, including phonetics, parts-of-speech, definitions, and examples.

🎬 Demonstration

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💻 Installation

The easiest way to install Dictionary is through Package Control. After it is enabled inside Sublime Text, open the command palette and find Package Control: Install Package and press ENTER. Then, find Dictionary in the list. Press ENTER again, and this plugin is installed!

📈 Usage

The plugin includes the command dictionary_define, which can be run in the command palette as Dictionary: Define.

To see the definition of a word:

  • Click on or select that word
  • Run the Dictionary: Define command in the command palette or run the command with custom keybindings (see below)
  • Read and/or copy the definition on the popup

⚙ Customization

The Dictionary plugin is fully customizable.

🔧 Preferences

There are several settings in Dictionary.sublime-settings that you can change to make Dictionary work as you want. The file can be accessed via the Preferences: Dictionary command in the command palette.

Support languages

The following languages are supported by this plugin, and can be used in the settings:

  • en: US English (default)
  • en-uk: UK English
  • ar: Arabic
  • cs: Czech
  • de: German
  • es: Spanish
  • fr: French
  • hi: Hindi
  • it: Italian
  • ja: Japanese
  • ko: Korean
  • nl: Dutch
  • pt-BR: Brazilian Portuguese
  • ru: Russian
  • sk: Slovak
  • tr: Turkish

Hover mode

When hover_mode is set to true in settings, definitions of text under mouse will be shown on hover without having to run a command.

Hover mode can also be toggled via the Dictionary: Toggle Hover Mode (dictionary_toggle_hover_mode) command in the command palette.

⌨ Keybindings

Custom keybindings can be created for the commands.

  • Run the Preferences: Dictionary Key Bindings command in the command palette.
  • Add your keybindings!

Below is an example of the keybinding file:

[
    {
        "keys": ["ctrl+alt+d"],
        "command": "dictionary_define"
    }
]

Acknowledgment

This plugin is made possible by the Free Dictionary API, which is used for the definitions.