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aspell_suggest — Suggests spellings for a word.


array aspell_suggest(identifier, word);
int identifier: Identifier from aspell_new()
string word: Word to create suggestions for


Array of suggested words


If a word is incorrect, this function examines the dictionaries specified in aspell_new() and suggests possible words that may be used to replace the incorrect word. Suggestions are returned as an array through which you can iterate. The function returns FALSE if the word is correct.


Existing since version 3.0.7


Example 66. Suggest correct words

$word = "programer";
$aspell = aspell_new("english");
if (!aspell_check($aspell, $word)) {
    echo "The word is incorrect.\n";
    if ($suggest = aspell_suggest($aspell, $word)) {
        echo "Other suggested spellings:\n";
        foreach ($suggest as $i) {
            echo "$i<br>\n";
    } else {
        echo "No other possible spellings available.\n";

} else {
    echo "The word is correct.\n";

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