Wordnik is built on the theory that people learn words best by seeing them in context. The site has more than 4 billion words of text (web pages, books, magazines, newspapers, etc.) and have mined so that you can find example sentences for any word you’re interested in. Be forewarned, in an attempt to show you info on any word, they show you whatever they have found, for any word you look up.

At Wordnik, you get:

  • Real example sentences to show words in context
  • Meaningful information about your word’s frequency and use patterns
  • Related words—not just synonyms and antonyms, but words that behave in similar ways