Grammar checker

Updated: 04/01/2018 by Computer Hope

Grammar green underlineA grammar checker is software or a program feature found in a word processor and is used to find improper grammar. An example of a software program that includes its own grammar checker is Microsoft Word. MS Word underlines grammar errors with a green squiggly underline as shown in the picture.

Tip: Press the F7 function key to start the spelling and grammar checker in Microsoft Word and most word processors.

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  • Try the free grammar checker Grammarly, a great online service that checks for all types of grammar errors and even can detect plagiarism.
  • See our Top 10 online services and applications for a list of all top online services including Grammarly.

Proofreading, Software terms, Spell check, Word processor terms