Does anybody know if there is an extensive online dictionary other than Wiktionary that lists many words on a single page, as opposed to having to search for a single word?

None of the online dictionaries that I am aware of actually display lists of words for some reason.

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    Do you need just the words (wordlist.aspell.net), or words with definitions (english.stackexchange.com/questions/8233/…) – user3856 Jul 11 '19 at 17:17
  • @BarryCarter all i need are the words. ill check those out. – oldboy Jul 13 '19 at 21:15
  • @BarryCarter however, definitions would be necessary if the words cant be found elsewhere in other dictionaries – oldboy Jul 13 '19 at 21:16

You can use data from Wiktionary.

Wikimedia provides data dumps for all its websites here (ctrl+f "wiktionary"), that way you don't have to scrape.

Although the dumps seem to be regular, if you want to scrape the latest version, then there's a page on that: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Wiktionary:Parsing.

  • interesting. i was hoping for a dictionary other than wiktionary. wiktionary contains a lot of words that arent contained in other dictionaries unfortunately – oldboy Jul 13 '19 at 21:12
  • Check out the link to english.SE question in a comment by Barry on your question. It contains non-wiktionary sources – Peeyush Kushwaha Jul 17 '19 at 10:45
  • yah i have briefly looked at it. i found a solution for myself already tho – oldboy Jul 17 '19 at 20:44
  • @BugWhisperer If you found a solution please post it as an answer. It's a good way to give back to the community that volunteered their time to help you. – csk Jul 18 '19 at 15:54
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    @PeeyushKushwaha done and did – oldboy Jul 20 '19 at 3:22

Here are all of the terms in the Cambridge dictionary broken down into lists.


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