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IXL Learning Acquires and

IXL Learning, developer of personalized learning products used by millions of people globally, is excited to announce the acquisition of, the premier online English-language dictionary, as well as, home to the world’s largest collection of synonyms and antonyms. From mastering vocabulary to unraveling the origins of words, more than 40 million people rely on and each month to hone their literacy skills. The platforms process more than 1.8 billion word searches annually, making them go-to destinations for reliable word learning resources. The acquisitions strengthen IXL Learning’s portfolio of renowned language and literacy products, which includes Rosetta StoneIXL English Language, and

English is commonly spoken throughout the world and constantly evolving as more people adopt it. For nearly three decades, has empowered people to communicate clearly and keep pace with linguistic shifts in the language. It provides millions of definitions, spellings, audio pronunciations, and example sentences that shed light on the meanings of words. Its dictionary is curated by a team of expert lexicographers—the foremost authorities on the American English language—who write definitions and chronicle the history of words. Additionally, the mobile app has garnered more than 100 million downloads, putting word knowledge directly in the hands of learners. “’s trusted brand and IXL Learning’s expertise couldn’t be a better match. We both strongly believe that anyone can harness the power and beauty of the English language to express themselves confidently,” said Dara Sanderson, CEO of “By combining our strengths, we will continue elevating’s platform, making it an even more essential resource for learners seeking to expand their vocabulary and deepen their understanding of words.”

From the latest pop culture buzzwords to terms about AI and health, continually adds new words and refines definitions so that learners are tapped into the language shaping our world. The platform also chooses a Word of the Year that reflects how language intersects with the most important current events and trends. Past Words of the Year have represented a range of culturally and socially significant terms, including  hallucinate (2023),  woman (2022),  allyship (2021), and pandemic (2020). also features a Word of the Day and its accompanying newsletter reaches more than 1.5 million linguaphiles eager to enrich their vocabularies.

Informative videos, articles, and trending words from the news bring language to life, showcasing how words are used in real-world contexts. Additionally, features a diverse collection of interactive educational games, including crossword puzzles and word searches, that make learning effective and enjoyable. “In a world brimming with countless words, is a trusted guide that helps people navigate the English language and express themselves,” said Paul Mishkin, CEO of IXL Learning. “We are excited to collaborate and take significant strides together toward making education more engaging and accessible.”

Need a hand finding just the right word? Millions of writers, students, professionals, and language lovers have turned to to grow their vocabulary. Boasting an extensive collection of more than 3 million synonyms and antonyms, the platform goes beyond helping people substitute words. Learners can explore invaluable grammar guides, sharpen their writing with useful tips, and even delve into fascinating English language facts. The Synonym of the Day feature keeps learners’ vocabulary fresh, while its companion newsletter provides detailed definitions and explanations of how to use the synonyms effectively. Understanding the nuances of words becomes effortless with the Compare Synonyms tool, which offers synonyms, antonyms, and definitions for each word. Unique filtering options based on relevance, complexity, and length allow learners to find the perfect word for any situation. Additionally, can be accessed through the mobile app, enabling users to expand their vocabulary wherever they are.

Source: PR Newswire