Retrieve a definition for a selected idiom from an online resource

This feature retrieves and displays definitions for idioms and figures of speech. These definitions may be retrieved from a local/personal glossary, an idiom dictionary, or a collaborative knowledge base (such as Wikipedia).

Discussion by Disabilities


  • For people with cognitive, learning, and language disabilities or literacy problems, this feature can clear up the confusion of many common idioms that would otherwise be taken literally.

Existing Products

Please note that these products are not necessarily endorsed by RtF, but represent the range of available options.

Contributions & Discussion

Any corrections, suggestions, or additions to this page? Please let us know by emailing with [MasterList] in the subject line.

You can also join the discussion on the Access Feature Master List Google Group.