index

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɪndɛks/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɪndɛks/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(indeks)

Inflections of 'index' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.):
indexes
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
indices
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
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index

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. did you check the index?
  2. look [it] up in the index
  3. the book's index
  4. the book has several [indexes, indices]
  5. the index is organized by [name, date]
  6. the [chapters, sections] listed in the index
  7. page through the index
  8. should be in the index
  9. can serve as a good index for
  10. an index to measure the [cost of living, stock market]
  11. the [retail, housing] price index
  12. an index of [costs, models, countries, contents]
  13. stock market [indexes, indices]
  14. the [heat, humidity] index
v
  1. index [contents, a book, chapters, sections]
  2. the [contents] are indexed by [chapters]
  3. indexed by [date, type, category]
  4. indexed by [the company, analysts, researchers]
  5. indexed for [ease of use, convenience]
  6. indexed on the [first page, website]
  7. [sales, salaries, taxes] were indexed to [inflation, the dollar]
  8. indexed in the [database, system, book]
n as adj
  1. create an index page for
  2. had notes written on an index card
  3. [hurt, sprained] his index finger
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