Antidote 11 French Module

Get the French Module and Transform your Antidote Experience

The French Module is a separate downloadable product that integrates with Antidote 11. You will enjoy a tool that is equally rich and effective in both French and English. The same three-button toolbar gives you seamless access to resources in both languages.

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All the Tools You Need to Improve Your Writing in French

The corrector can alternate between each language, even in the same document if necessary. In the dictionaries and guides, you can switch smoothly from one language to the other, with all the power of their multiple search engines. What’s more, every word, expression, proverb and combination is translated from one language to the other, for a total of more than 2.8 million translations.

An Unprecedented English-French Dictionary

Translations of every word, expression and proverb

The definitions dictionary displays more than 950,000 translations of the various meanings of every word, expression and proverb. More than 8200 new words and expressions such as véloparc, diafiltrer, gratton and fruganisme have been added to Antidote 11 in French, as well as 63,500 synonyms and 17,500 combinations.

Translations of word combinations

1.8 million word combinations have been translated from French to English and from English to French.

Pronunciations in two accents

An exclusive feature of Antidote+ packages: hear the pronunciation of all the words with Montréal and Paris accents.


French Corrector

  • Nearly 14,000 specific corrections: tel, tout, quelque, leur, demi, etc.
  • Confused words: à/a, ou/où, é/er/ez, quelle/qu’elle, etc.
  • Meaning errors: tâche de graisse, écouter la voie, etc.
  • Correction of an entire text in one operation
  • Direct incorporation of corrections into the text
  • Language, typography and style correction
  • Batch correction of identical cases
  • Prominent error display
  • Clear, multi-level explanations
  • Context-based links to the guides
  • Context-based access to the dictionaries
  • Editable correction window
  • List of detections for a full overview of corrections
  • Revision filters: logic, semantics, pragmatics
  • Customizable statistics filters: words, sentences, frequency, etc.
  • Inspection filters: verbs, complements, past participles, etc.
  • Style: repetition, nested phrases, awkward phrasing, etc.
  • Typography of spacing, numbers and addresses
  • Punctuation: missing or surplus commas, etc.
  • Anglicisms and regional expressions
  • Detailed syntactic sentence analysis
  • Traditional and rectified spellings
  • Foreign language detection
  • Multiple personal dictionaries
  • Custom rules (alerts and corrections)
  • Nearly 200 settings: language, typography, interface
  • Custom setting presets
  • Synchronization of customizations*
  • Entirely printable content

French Dictionaries

  • 135,000 words, including 16,000 proper nouns
  • 57,000 expressions
  • 950,000 translations of words, expressions and proverbs
  • 1,080,000 synonyms, hyponyms and hypernyms
  • 100,000 antonyms
  • 975,500 combinations with real-life examples
  • 1.8 million translations of word combinations in both languages
  • 9450 verbs conjugated in simple and compound tenses
  • Semantic fields of 70,000 words, with interactive word clouds
  • Etymology for 108,500 words
  • 19,000 families
  • 850,000 phonetic transcriptions
  • Audio pronunciation with Montréal or Paris accent*
  • 322,000 quotations
  • 1800 proverbs
  • Plural and feminine forms of each word
  • Relative frequency of each word
  • Homonyms and near-homophones
  • 1300 constructions to avoid
  • Regional expressions and usage labels
  • Search with variables
  • Search as you type
  • Search by rhyme, sorted by number of rhyming phonemes
  • Search by anagram, with wildcard letters
  • Multiword search, for finding links between words
  • Advanced search by criteria
  • Rare words, recent additions to the dictionaries, cities, countries, people and to discover
  • Integrated access to Wikipedia
  • Smart links to Termium and Web search engines
  • Option to add links to other Web resources
  • Context-based links to the guides
  • Easy addition of new words
  • Favourite words list
  • Integrated web links
  • Parental control settings
  • Adjustable font size
  • Entirely printable content

French Guides

  • Spelling
  • Lexicon
  • Grammar
  • Syntax
  • Punctuation
  • Business Writing
  • Style
  • Typography
  • History of the French language
  • Language Matters
  • 923 clear and concise articles
  • Usage tips and examples
  • Quick lookup by subject
  • Text search within articles
  • Context-based links from the corrector and dictionaries
  • Integrated web links
  • Entirely printable content

French Customizations

  • Ability to add words to personal dictionaries
  • Added words appear in the dictionaries’ search results
  • Ability to add words in both languages at once
  • Ability to create custom rules for corrections and alerts
  • Ability to combine custom rules in lists
  • Ability to share personal dictionaries and custom rules
  • Ability to create custom presets

*An exclusive feature of Antidote+ packages.