Online dictionary can be used to translate English to Afrikaans and vice versa and is based on the Oxford dictionary which has been converted to electronic format and copied to the web for use by the general public. Often people find the need to look up the spelling or meaning of a word while working on a project on the Internet at home or work and that is where this application comes in most useful. Thousands of words can be translated with their meanings and then downloaded as a separate file for people to keep for future reference without having to go online again.
When using the online dictionary and words come up that people need to translate into a different language then the useful text translator tool is available offering translations in many different languages including English, Afrikaans, Sotho and the Zulu language. There is also a Thesaurus functionality for those who need to find different words with similar meanings. Useful for those who write poems or even novels and fiction.
An interesting area of the site is the FAQ where readers have asked word related questions such as what is the difference between a road and a street? Or what is the difference between roast and bake? Also grammar related questions come up such as should I use a singular or plural verb with none? Whatever words you may need to learn meanings of or are maybe stuck on how to spell them and need to check for the correct spelling then using the online dictionary facility will help you tremendously.