Research Unfamiliar Words and Phrases in Word
1. Open the Research pane:
a. To access the Research pane quickly, press ALT and click the word that you want to check.
b. To research a phrase, select the phrase, press ALT, and click the selection.
2. Customize your research options. At the bottom of the Research pane, click Research options, and then choose which services you want to use. For instance, you might want to switch to the U.K. English dictionary.