If you are looking for a dictionary freeware, I would recommend this one called Lingoes. Yes, you can surely go to some online dictionaries, but having your own on your computer gives you the flexibility down the road say when you are trapped in a basement or whatever. Lingoes allows you to download your own dictionaries, do cursor translation, translate to different languages, and can even say the words. This is often all the things you look for when buying a dictionary software. Now, these is one here for free, think about that!