Q. How do I reference from an online dictionary?


To see an example for an online dictionary citation:

  • Visit APA Help
  • Click on References and In-text Citation Examples 
  • Click Other 
  • Look for Definitions.  

The basic formula is:

Title of the entry. (year). In Name of Dictionary in italics. Retrieved from http://website address.

Thank you for using ASK US. Please contact your Campus Librarians if you need further assistance. 


  • Last Updated Jan 30, 2018
  • Views 138
  • Answered By Baker Librarians

FAQ Actions

Was this helpful? 0   0

We'll answer you within 3 hours M - F 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Your Question
Your Info
Fields marked with * are required.