What is term.ly?
term.ly is a way to explore the English language. It is a semantic reference. A dictionary. A thesaurus. A reference tool. Maybe more. Maybe less.
term.ly provides concise definitions and goes beyond standard thesauri by providing related words that scale the hierarchy of language, allowing you to browse to more and less specific terms, and through relationships like "member of", "parts", "similar to", etc.
term.ly is an online companion for Terminology, the popular iPad and iPhone reference app.
term.ly is a quick and easy way to lookup words on the internet, using a bookmarklet.
term.ly is a great way to share words, using "definition-shortener" URLs, like "term.ly/word".