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Look Up Words in the Dictionary on Kindle Fire

While reading, you can look up dictionary definitions on your Kindle Fire. Help for Kindle Fire (2nd Generation), Kindle Fire HD 7" (2nd Generation), and Kindle Fire HD 8.9" (2nd Generation).

Your Kindle Fire comes with The New Oxford American Dictionary. You can also download free dictionaries for French, Spanish, German, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, and Chinese (Simplified).

  1. While reading, press and hold a word, and then release to see a summary definition.
  2. Tap Full Definition to see more. The dictionary opens to the word you looked up. You can tap or swipe to turn pages within the dictionary.
  3. Tap the bottom of the screen to show the reading toolbar, and then tap the Back icon to return to your reading.

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