Crossword Dictionary Basics
BoLS Crosswords has multiple crossword solvers and anagram word finders. Here are the basics to these tools and how to get the most out of them.
Crossword Dictionary Lookup
This popular tool helps you confirm words you are uncertain about quickly during a puzzle. It will quickly confirm whether or not that is a valid word in several popular dictionaries.
1) Enter the word in question in the text entry field.
2) Press the "Search" button.
The tool will display the definitions of the word if it is found in our crossword dictionary. A red square indicates the entered word was not found in the dictionary.
3) Press the "clear" button to clear out the word entry fields, while still displaying the results of the last search. This feature allows you to prepare for the next search quickly while still taking note of the previous results.
Remember the #1 rule of BoLS Crosswords. Our online crosswords word finders and tools are designed to improve your game, and make you a stronger player. They should be used to hone your skills play, or with the guidance of an experienced crossword player who is helping you improve your game. They should never be used to give you and edge if you are solving crosswords in a competitive environment against other players.
Have fun out there, and best wishes on growing into the strongest crossword puzzle player you can be!