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1 index /ˈɪnˌdɛks/ noun
plural indexes or indices /ˈɪndəˌsiːz/
1 index
/ˈɪnˌdɛks/
noun
plural indexes or indices /ˈɪndəˌsiːz/
Learner's definition of INDEX
[count]
plural usually indexes : an ordered list: such as
: an alphabetical list at the end of a book that shows the page where each thing in the list can be found
: a group of related things that are in alphabetical or numerical order
: a sign or number that shows how something is changing or performing
: a number that indicates changes in the level of something (such as a stock market) when it rises or falls
see also consumer price index, retail price index
: a device used to point to something (such as a number)
2 index /ˈɪnˌdɛks/ verb
indexes; indexed; indexing
2 index
/ˈɪnˌdɛks/
verb
indexes; indexed; indexing
Learner's definition of INDEX
[+ object]
: to provide an index for (something, such as a book) usually used as (be) indexed
: to list or include (something) in an index
often used as (be) indexed
: to link wages, benefits, etc., to a measurement of changes in the price of goods and services so that they increase at the same rate usually used as (be) indexed to
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