How to Get the Definition of a Word in MS Word?

MS Word definition

When reading a document that someone has prepared, you may come across words that you don’t entirely get the meaning of, and you may wonder if they’re in the right context inside the paper.

Defining a word is important because it allows us to have a common understanding of a term or issue. Here’s an easy way to get the definition of a word in MS Word:


get the definition MS Word

Highlight the word that you want to get the definition. In this document, we would like to get the definition of “IT Network”.


get the definition MS word 2

Right click the highlighted word and then click “Search”.

(Also see: 4 Things You Should be Doing While Waiting for the App to be Developed)


get the definition MS word 3

Now, you’ll see a new window displayed on the right side displaying all the definitions. 

For more MS tips, feel free to check our blogs.