Version: 1.3   (version history)
Size: 0
Date: January 26, 2002
License: Free To Try $14
OS: Palm OS
Author: Comcast.net

Publisher's Description

A-Lex is a large and high quality easy-to-use 136,000+ word English dictionary with extensive synonym database, pronunciation and voice synthesis extension, wildcard, easy cross-referencing, root (stem) word detection, DA Launchable for Palm OS® . The
dictionary is based on the 1.7 version of WordNet lexical database.

Based on the latest 1.7 WordNet
lexical database. Over 136,000 headwords are defined.
Free optional synonym database.
Free optional pronunciation database for about 50,000 entries.
Optional speech or voice synthesis extension. Useful aid for learning to speak English. For OS 5 Sound Manager compatible devices.
Fast lookup speed - no slowdown on
words with large number of definitions.

Capable of mark-and-lookup on any
word displayed on the screen.

Dual auto-complete and manual
browse mode provide usage convenience and power.

Recognize the base form of words
from their common inflections.

Wildcard search.

Support direct access of memory
cards using Palm OS® VFS facility.

Remember the last 50 unique words
looked up.

DA Launcher version that makes
one-tap-lookup possible on any displayed English word in ANY
Palm OS® application.

Optional database containing
example sentences to illustrate word usage. No additional fee.

Support the latest Palm OS 5.1
Responsive customer support.

Illustrated Feature Highlights

Auto-complete Lookup

Quick Cross-reference

Instant Lookup with A-Lex DA

Displays the list of words matching your input as you input. Saves you from inputing the whole word.

Mark any word and tap button X get you the word's definition. Left and right buttons allow you to browse your lookup trail.

A-Lex DA can look up words from any Palm application. Just mark a word and launch A-Lex DA

Flexible wildcard search

Word Stem Recognition

Rich Synonym Database

Use wildcard matching when you are not certain of a word's spelling. Also great for rhyming and cross-word puzzle solving.

Recognizing the stem or root word of a spelling so your don't have to figure it out and type the stem word.

Optional but free synonym database allows you explore alternate possibilities. Specially useful when combined
with the cross-reference feature.


A-Lex keywords:

This program is no longer available for download from our website. Please contact the author of A-Lex at for any additional information.