Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary. Click on the thesaurus category heading under the button in an entry to see the synonyms and related words for that meaning.more
National Public Radio
He worked in radio for nearly 40 years.
Radio and television have had an enormous effect on people's lives.
a car radio
Let's turn on the radio. It's time for the news.
I enjoy listening to the radio while I'm driving.
We heard a lot of flood warnings on the radio.
We remained in constant radio contact.
We might be able to contact him by radio.
a two-way radio
This is the American English definition of radio. View British English definition of radio.
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.global English and language change from our blog