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WordMaster - English Word Finder 1.0

WordMaster - English Word Finder 1.0

WordMaster - English Word Finder Publisher's Description


WordMaster is a English word finder software for Pocket PC dedicated to English learners and word game players. It helps you to search words in many ways:

  • Puzzle Search:
    PU??LE           -> PUDDLE, PUNGLE, PURFLE, PURPLE, PUZZLE
    Search words having unknown letters.
     
  • Anagram Search:
    (CARS)           -> AR, ARC, ARCS, ARS, AS, CAR, CARS, RAS, SAC, SCAR
    (4:CARS)         -> ARCS, CARS, SCAR

    Search words from the combinations of a set of letters.
     
  • Wildcard Search:
    AMA[SZ]*{ED,ING} -> AMASSING, AMASSED, AMAZING, AMAZED
    (2:ABCD)?Y       -> ABLY, ACHY, BABY, CAGY, CAVY, DAVY

    Search using patterns, wildcards or combinations of them. It has a very powerful search language that you can use to find words you are not sure of.

Symbols to define search patterns include: ? any single letter, * zero or more letters , [abc] any letter in a set, (abc) any combinations of letters in a set - also called anagram , (3:abc) any combinations with fixed length and {abc,xyz} any predefined letter sequences.

The default word list consists of 74,550 common English dictionary words. Other word lists are freely available for optional installations. WordMaster works with our other dictionary sofware (WordBookor Quick Lookup, not included) to bring definitions to the words (provided as direct links).

Please click on the links below to download the optional word lists you want, then copy it to your Pocket PC WordMaster program folder.

  1. 354,984 single words: (1.38MB)
    Over 354,000 single words, excluding proper names, acronyms, or compound words and phrases. This list does not exclude archaic words or significant variant spellings. Beware, many words you may have never seen.
  2. 256,772 compound words: (1.97MB)
    Over 256,700 hyphenated or other entries containing more than one word as well as all capitalized words and acronyms. Phrases were considered 'common' if they or variations of them occur in standard dictionaries or thesauruses.
  3. 113,809 official crosswords: (303KB)
    A list of words permitted in crossword games such as Scrabble*. Compatible with the first edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary. Since this list has all forms: -ing, -ed, -s, and so on of words, it makes a good when using as a spelling dictionary.
  4. 113,809 plus 4,160 crosswords file: (316KB)
    It is the official crossword list compatible with the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
  5. 21,986 names: (101KB)
    This database contains the most common names used in the United States and Great Britain.
  6. 4,946 female names: (24KB)
    Frequent given names of females in English speaking countries
  7. 3,897 male names: (21KB)
    Frequent given names of males in English speaking countries
  8. 10,196 places: (69KB)
    A large selection of place names in the United States
  9. 6,213 acronyms: (23KB)
    Common acronyms & abbreviations
  10. Rarely used English words: (19KB)
    Unusual English words

WordMaster runs on any Pocket PC, Pocket PC 2002 and Pocket PC Phone Edition.

*Scrabble is a registered trademark of Milton-Bradley licensed to Merriam-Webster.


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