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Build and run workflows using the Free Dictionary API. Use 1000s of source-available triggers and actions across 2,100+ apps. Or write custom code to integrate any app or API in seconds.

Overview

The Free Dictionary API provides a straightforward way to access dictionary definitions, synonyms, antonyms, and translations for words in multiple languages. With it, you can fetch detailed word meanings, usage examples, and phonetic transcriptions, enabling a variety of educational and linguistic automation opportunities on Pipedream. This API is valuable for developers looking to create language learning tools, content enrichment services, or to simply integrate rich lexical data into their applications.

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import { axios } from "@pipedream/platform"
export default defineComponent({
  props: {
    dictionary_api: {
      type: "app",
      app: "dictionary_api",
    }
  },
  async run({steps, $}) {
    return await axios($, {
      url: `https://api.dictionaryapi.dev/api/v2/entries/en/<word>`,
    })
  },
})

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Example Use Cases

  • Content Enrichment Bot: Craft a bot that monitors chat platforms like Slack or Discord, using Pipedream's triggers and actions. When a user asks for the definition or synonyms of a word, the bot can call the Free Dictionary API and respond with the relevant information, enhancing communication with real-time language support.

  • Vocabulary Builder App: Set up a daily routine that fetches a "Word of the Day" from the Free Dictionary API, and pushes it to an email list or a social media account. This workflow can help language learners expand their vocabulary consistently and can be enhanced by integrating translation services for multilingual support.

  • Interactive Educational Content: Develop an interactive quiz or flashcard application that pulls definitions, synonyms, and antonyms from the Free Dictionary API. Trigger these workflows through webhooks when learners request a challenge, providing a dynamic way to reinforce language comprehension and retention.

Get Word Definition with Free Dictionary API on New Requests from HTTP / Webhook API
HTTP / Webhook + Free Dictionary
 
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Get Word Definition with Free Dictionary API on New Item in Feed from RSS API
RSS + Free Dictionary
 
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Get Word Definition with Free Dictionary API on New Message (Instant) from Discord API
Discord + Free Dictionary
 
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Get Word Definition with Free Dictionary API on New Message In Channels (Instant) from Slack API
Slack + Free Dictionary
 
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Get Word Definition with Free Dictionary API on New Message in Channel from Discord Bot API
Discord Bot + Free Dictionary
 
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Get Word Definition with the Free Dictionary API

Get the definition for an English word. See docs here

 
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Authentication

The Free Dictionary API does not require authentication.