With over 200 new features in iOS 5, we keep bumping into some interesting stuff. The latest one is the Dictionary feature. Anywhere you see text (email, note, Safari, Twitter, etc…), you can tap the word as if you wanted to copy it. It will bring the new “Define” option.

If you select “Define”, it will take you to a definition of the word…

This is another handy feature of iOS 5.

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  • Timohty/klouud

    Is there an integrated dictionary? Does it use Dictionary.com’s app, or does it use a website through Safari?

  • Already have this on action menu but the more tweaks they incorporate into iOS the less packages I need to install and have running on mobile substrate

  • SpideyRules

    I think this is precisely why they’re not patching the jailbreak vulnerability. We (the JB community) have too many good ideas that they’re implementing!

  • Robert

    There’s no website involved. It just pops up…

  • daniel

    Just like on the Mac! 🙂

    I think Apple is trying to blend the Mac OS and iOS and it’s working very nicely 🙂

  • ColdGlueGun

    this is actually incorporating almost everything i wanted from the jailbreak in the first place. this is super cool.

    • Someone

      I agree with ColdGlueGun. I was goin to jailbreak my iPod touch as soon as summer started, but now I think I can wait another 6 months for my warranty to expire. I wish they’d release the non-beta version before the fall, though.

  • Patrick Nilsson
  • dfgbhfdv

    Kind of cool cuz I emailed Jobs in March asking for this feature, but it was for iBooks, not Safari.

  • Ali

    I can’t find this “Dictionary” option of iPhone 3GS iOS 5 beta. Is it a missing feature on 3GS or should I activated it myself in the settings?

  • iMaD HaTTa

    I’m gonna love this feature… I mean it’s not that hard apple , good job

  • Mike

    that is true. they are trying to blend the 2 OSes together. i think they’re common quote is still coming true ‘it just works.’ haha 😛 Launchpad on Lion is the Springboard on iOS.

  • Yusuf Akbulut

    is that possible to integrate languages other than English into this dictionary? it would be fascinating!

  • Yusuf Akbulut

    is that possible to integrate languages other than English into this dictionary? it would be great!

  • nrt

    is that possible to integrate languages other than English into this dictionary? it would be great!