When I hover on some word and force touch on it then some popup appears and there is the meaning of the selected word. Here is this popup:

How I can specify what dictionaries should be used by this tool?


Open Dictionary.app from the Applications folder, choose Dictionary → Preferences and select and reorder the dictionaries as you desire.


  • Awesome! I think I am really close. Is it possible to add may be google translator to this list? I am not native english and I highly prefer to try to understand the meaning of the word by reading the explanation on english and if I can't then I will read english-russian translation. Is it possible? – Sharikov Vladislav May 11 '17 at 21:01
  • @Sharikov Unfortunately not, there's no Google Translate. – grg May 11 '17 at 21:04
  • Okay! Thank you very much. You answered the question perfectly. Ty! – Sharikov Vladislav May 11 '17 at 21:06

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