Word Definition API

Word Definition API

Introducing our Word Definition API – your passport to language comprehension. Instantly retrieve detailed word definitions in multiple languages. Simply input the word of your choice and unlock its meaning effortlessly. Whether you're a language enthusiast, student, or developer, explore the world of words seamlessly with our comprehensive and multilingual Word Definition API.

About the API:  

Welcome to the Word Definition API, your gateway to a world of linguistic exploration and understanding. Our comprehensive API empowers you to effortlessly retrieve detailed definitions for any word of your choice, transcending language barriers with its multilingual capabilities. Whether you're a language enthusiast, a student honing vocabulary skills, or a developer enhancing language-related applications, this API is your invaluable tool.

With a vast database, this API offers accurate and context-rich definitions in multiple languages, catering to diverse linguistic needs. Seamlessly integrated into your applications, websites, or educational platforms, it transforms the way users interact with words. From grasping complex terms to expanding language proficiency, the Word Definition API ensures precise, reliable, and multilingual word meanings at your fingertips.

Designed for simplicity and efficiency, the API provides a user-friendly interface, allowing you to input any word and instantly receive its definition. Whether you're exploring foreign languages, building language-learning apps, or creating intelligent chatbots, this API streamlines your access to lexical knowledge. Embrace the power of language with the Word Definition API, where words come to life, bridging gaps and enriching communication across the globe. Start your journey into the world of words today, and let language comprehension flourish as never before.


What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

Pass the word that you want to retrieve its definition from. Any language supported. Output will be english. 


What are the most common use cases of this API?

  1. Language Learning Applications: Integrate the Word Definition API into language learning apps to provide users with instant access to word meanings. Learners can explore definitions in multiple languages, enhancing their vocabulary and understanding of various linguistic nuances.

  2. Educational Platforms: Incorporate the API into educational websites and platforms to facilitate students' research and understanding. Whether studying literature, foreign languages, or specific subjects, students can quickly access accurate word definitions, improving their comprehension and academic performance.

  3. Content Creation and Writing Tools: Word Definition API can be integrated into writing applications and content creation platforms. Writers and content creators can easily look up word meanings, ensuring accurate usage and enhancing the overall quality of their written materials.

  4. Multilingual Chatbots and Virtual Assistants: Enhance the language capabilities of chatbots and virtual assistants by integrating the API. Users interacting with these AI-driven systems can inquire about word meanings in different languages, making conversations more informative and engaging.

  5. Translation Services and Language Tools: Integrate the API into translation services and language tools to offer users a comprehensive understanding of words before translation. Translators and language professionals can access precise word definitions, aiding them in choosing the most suitable translations for specific contexts.


Are there any limitations to your plans?

Besides the number of API calls available for the plan, there are no other limitations.

API Documentation


Pass any word you like, in any language you want, and receive its definition. The output language will be english. 

GET https://zylalabs.com/api/2849/word+definition+api/2965/get+definition

Get definition - Endpoint Features
Object Description
user_content [Required] Your word.
Test Endpoint


                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ["I'm sorry, but \"formated\" is not a recognized word in the English language. It may be a misspelling or a word with a different intended meaning. Can you please provide more context or clarify the word you're referring to?"]

Get definition - CODE SNIPPETS

curl --location --request GET 'https://zylalabs.com/api/2849/word+definition+api/2965/get+definition?user_content=tired' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 


API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the Word Definition API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.


Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.

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The Word Definition API is a powerful tool that allows developers to retrieve detailed definitions of words in multiple languages. It provides accurate and context-rich definitions, making it a valuable resource for language learning, educational platforms, and various applications requiring lexical knowledge.

To access the API, developers need to obtain an API key by registering on our platform. The API key is used to authenticate requests and ensure secure access to the word definition database.

The API supports a wide range of languages, offering comprehensive word definitions in multiple linguistic contexts. Users can request definitions in languages such as English, Spanish, French, German, Chinese, and many more.

Absolutely, the API includes a diverse vocabulary, encompassing general, specialized, and technical terms. Users can inquire about definitions across various domains, making it suitable for applications requiring domain-specific knowledge.

Currently, the API focuses on providing written definitions and does not include pronunciation information. It is designed to offer textual definitions and linguistic context for words in different languages.

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