Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun index

5 senses of index

Sense 1
index -- (a numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number)
       => scale, scale of measurement, graduated table, ordered series -- (an ordered reference standard; "judging on a scale of 1 to 10")

Sense 2
index, index number, indicant, indicator -- (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)
       => fact -- (a statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened; "he supported his argument with an impressive array of facts")

Sense 3
exponent, power, index -- (a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself)
       => mathematical notation -- (a notation used by mathematicians)

Sense 4
index -- (an alphabetical listing of names and topics along with page numbers where they are discussed)
       => list, listing -- (a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics))

Sense 5
index, index finger, forefinger -- (the finger next to the thumb)
       => finger -- (any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb); "her fingers were long and thin")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb index

3 senses of index

Sense 1
index -- (list in an index)
       => list -- (include in a list; "Am I listed in your register?")

Sense 2
index -- (provide with an index; "index the book")
       => supply, provide, render, furnish -- (give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater")

Sense 3
index -- (adjust through indexation; "The government indexes wages and prices")
       => determine, shape, mold, influence, regulate -- (shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion")

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