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Get similar words suggestion using Enchant in Python

  • Difficulty Level : Easy
  • Last Updated : 14 Apr, 2018

For the given user input, get similar words through Enchant module.

Enchant is a module in python which is used to check the spelling of a word, gives suggestions to correct words. Also, gives antonym and synonym of words. It checks whether a word exists in dictionary or not. Other dictionaries can also be added, as, (“en_UK”), (“en_CA”), (“en_GB”) etc.

To install enchant :

pip install pyenchant

Examples :

Input : Helo
Output : Hello, Help, Hero, Helot, Hole

Input : Trth
Output : Truth, Trash, Troth, Trench

Below is the implementation :

# Python program to print the similar
# words using Enchant module
# Importing the Enchant module
import enchant
# Using 'en_US' dictionary
d = enchant.Dict("en_US")
# Taking input from user
word = input("Enter word: ")
# Will suggest similar words
# form given dictionary

Output :

Enter word: aple

['pale', 'ale', 'ape', 'maple', 'ample', 'apple', 'plea', 'able', 'apse']
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