Would you rather use Merriam-Webster or Google for a definition?

Posted by: dtaylor971

It's a stupid poll, I know, but I need an opinion for a debate.

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Google Dictionary

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Merriam-Webster Dictionary

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Jifpop09 says2014-04-01T21:21:19.6198661-05:00
First of all, this poll is severely flawed. Google has no dictionary. They get all their definitions from the Merriam Webster New College Edition. Which pretty much means this poll should be deleted.
dtaylor971 says2014-04-01T21:22:05.3564273-05:00
I mean on the internet... All of the definitions are NOT the same.
Jifpop09 says2014-04-01T21:23:18.7969901-05:00
It depends what definition of merriam webster you are getting. I can confirm that google definitions are not custom made. They are sourced from Merriam Webster.
dtaylor971 says2014-04-01T21:23:38.3114642-05:00
Oh ok.
Jifpop09 says2014-04-01T21:24:38.9849458-05:00
Technically they use the Oxford one as well, but to a lesser extent.
ESocialBookworm says2014-04-02T07:45:20.2497464-05:00
Depends on which-ever is closer
jery1569 says2014-04-02T10:33:50.8639106-05:00
Shouldn't they give the same definition? What difference does it make?
Jifpop09 says2014-04-02T17:12:57.5322139-05:00
I find peoples votes funny as they have obviously not read what I said in the comments,lol.

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