TheSage English Dictionary and Thesaurus
A twenty-first century lexical reference system

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TheSage is free for personal use although a license unlocks some features, like automatic updates.

Buy now for $10 This is a one-time fee that includes
all editions, present and future.

Scope

The aim of TheSage is to be an International English dictionary and thesaurus with entries from all the World English varieties. Definitions are written in American English for consistency.

Index ~ 250,000 words
Senses ~ 330,000
Etymologies ~ 102,000
Thesaurus ~ 2.1 million relationships between synonyms, antonyms, hypernyms, hyponyms, meronyms, holonyms, etc.
Examples of use ~ 81,000
Pronunciations ~ 240,000 phonetic transcriptions
As a corpus ~ 16.5 million words

Standard vs Professional
STANDARD PROFESSIONAL
free

Buy now for $10 This is a one-time fee that includes
all editions, present and future.

Personal use
Commercial use
Comprehensive dictionary
e-paper view
classic view
retro view
speller assistant
Multifaceted thesaurus
list mode
cloud mode
Wildcard search
standard search
regex search
Anagram search
Etymologer
keyword search
sense search
Phonetic wildcard search
standard search
regex search
Rhyme assistant
Full rhymes
Assonant rhymes
Consonant rhymes
Concordancer
definition search
example search
Online search
Word list manager
Automatic upgrades to the latest version
Advanced options
Custom appearance
Support the development of TheSage
Support the development of ports for Linux and Mac
Request additional ports for Android, ...
STANDARD PROFESSIONAL
free

Buy now for $10 This is a one-time fee that includes
all editions, present and future.

Linux & Mac ports

Linux and Mac ports are available upon request, no license required, although please consider supporting their development.

Note that, while thoroughly tested and problem-free, these ports are in beta.

Documentation

TheSage is very easy to use. Type a word, press enter, and its full entry will be displayed: definitions, examples, thesaurus, pronunciation, and etymology.

TheSage is also extremely versatile. It allows the user to carry out many interesting types of queries, such as wildcard and anagram searches, rhymes, concordances, and much more.

To learn how to get the most out of TheSage, please read the documentation.

Volume licensing

Volume licensing is only available on request.

The fee structure is as follows:

Licenses Discount
10+ 5%
20+ 10%
50+ 15%
100+ 20%
200+ 25%
500+ 30%
1000+ 35%

Development of custom features is budgeted on a case-per-case basis.

Educational institutions enjoy additional benefits.

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