SYNOPSIS

gnome-dictionary

gnome-dictionary [options]

or select Dictionary from the Accessories submenu of the Applications menu.

DESCRIPTION

GNOME Dictionary provides dictionary definitions of words, using a dictionary source.

For full documentation see the GNOME Dictionary online help.

OPTIONS

--look-up word

Looks up the specified word using the pre-defined dictionary source.

--match word

Matches one or more words using the pre-defined dictionary source.

-s source or --source source

Uses the specified source for looking up words. This does not affect the global settings.

-D database or --database database

Use the specified database for looking up words. This does not affect the global settings.

-S strategy or --strategy strategy

Use the specified strategy for looking up words. This does not affect the global settings.

--help

Display help information.

CONFIGURATION

All the configuration is handled using GConf.

AUTHOR

GNOME Dictionary was originally written by Spiros Papadimitriou (<[email protected]>), Mike Hughes (<[email protected]>) and Bradford Hovinen (<[email protected]l.edu>).

Emmanuele Bassi (<[email protected]>) rewrote it from scratch.

This manual page was originally written by Jochen Voss <[email protected]>.

RELATED TO gnome-dictionary…

dict(1), dictd(8), http://www.dict.org/, RFC 2229