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User Guide / Settings / Interface Settings / External Resources Panel

External Resources Panel of the Interface Settings

External resources

The External resources settings panel corresponds to the More section in the right-hand panel of the definitions dictionary. This section contains options for further exploring the word in question, and can include direct links to online resources. To choose which of these resources are displayed, click the padlock icon to enable changes and enter your administrator credentials.

  • An active Internet connection is required to access these external resources.


Wikipedia, the well-known online encyclopedia, adds an encyclopedic dimension to the linguistic richness of Antidote’s dictionaries.


Locate the cities and administrative regions known to Antidote either on Google Maps (all platforms) or Apple Plans (macOS). Simply click on the small icon at the end of the definition for the place you are looking up.

Grand dictionnaire terminologique (GDT)

The GDT is the term bank of the Office québécois de la langue française. Consult the GDT to learn the correct term for a host of specialized concepts in French as well as their English equivalents.

Termium Plus

This is the terminological and linguistic data bank of the Translation Bureau of Canada. Nearly four million records are available to help you with your translation and writing needs or simply for the pleasure of enhancing your knowledge.

Google Ngram

Google Books Ngram Viewer is a tool based on the Google Books text database. It allows you to observe the evolution of the frequency of a word or a group of words through time.

Google Trends

Google Trends is a tool that allows you to know the frequency at which a term has been searched with the help of the Google search engine. This data can be viewed by region or by language.


UNTerm is the terminological reference system of the United Nations (UN). It contains more than 85,000 entries, presented in the six official languages of the UN: English, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Arabic.

Search engine

Look up a highlighted word in your favourite search engine: Google, Yahoo!, Bing or DuckDuckGo.


Enter the URL for any other resources of your choice. Use the “+” button to add a URL and the “-” button to delete one. In the string of the URL, use the %s sign to indicate where Antidote should insert the word to look up.