23 Aug '13, 12pm

Google Definitions Adds Synonyms, Sample Uses, Origin & More

Google Definitions Adds Synonyms, Sample Uses, Origin & More

ethalon 08/23/2013 12:17 pm They still link to the major dictionary sites, but they now hide them under the fold when you expand the box. Is it functional? Yea, it's fantastically useful. Is it an obvious attempt to keep users on their property for yet another set of query types? Yes, it certainly is. Adding the graph of usage at the bottom of the expanded area just screams "we needed something to push this out of view for average screen size so here is a useless chart nobody will ever really care about!" Taking its functionality and its attempt to keep users on Google for more and more 'everyday searches' together: I'm not a fan of this move. Kyler 08/23/2013 03:23 pm I like this upgraded information! Now I can learn latin and word derivation. Michael Merritt 08/23/2013 08:08 pm I find the usage graph fascinating, but I am a bit of a geek like that. I'm sure some other si...

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