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  Definition of index
  1. the finger next to the thumb
  2. an alphabetical listing of names and topics along with page numbers where they are discussed
  3. a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time
  4. a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself
  5. a numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number
  6. adjust through indexation; "The government indexes wages and prices"
  7. provide with an index; "index the book"
  8. list in an index
Similar Words: index finger, forefinger, index number, indicant, indicator, exponent, power

 

Hyponyms: concordance, business index, leading indicator, price index, price level, short account, stock index, stock market index, degree, logarithm, log, margin of safety, safety margin, margin of error, cross-index

 

Part Meronyms: back matter, end matter

 

Derivational Morphology: indexation, indexer, indexing

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: indeks   Bulgarian: индекс  
Croatian: kazalo   Danish: indeks  
Dutch: inhoud   Finnish: indeksoida  
French: index   German: Index  
Greek: δείκτης   Hebrew: מפתח  
Hungarian: mutatóujj   Icelandic: atriðaskrá  
Ido: indexo   Italian: indice  
Japanese: 索引   Korean: 색인  
Lithuanian: indeksas   Maltese: indiċi  
Norwegian: innhold   Polish: indeks  
Portuguese: índice   Romanian: a cresta  
Russian: указатель   Slovene: kazalo  
Spanish: índice   Swedish: förteckning  
Tamil: அட்டவணை   Telugu: సూచిక  
Turkish: ındeks   Ukrainian: індекс  
Welsh: dangoseg  
 
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