HyperDic: index

English > 8 senses of the word index:
NOUNrelationindexa numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number
communicationindex, index number, indicant, indicatora number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts
communicationindex, exponent, powera mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself
communicationindexan alphabetical listing of names and topics along with page numbers where they are discussed
bodyindex, index finger, forefingerthe finger next to the thumb
VERBsocialindexlist in an index
possessionindexprovide with an index
cognitionindexadjust through indexation
index > pronunciation
Soundsih'ndehks
RhymesAix ... x / X: 35 rhymes with ehks...
English > index: 8 senses > noun 1, relation
MeaningA numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number.
Narrowermargin of safety, safety margin, margin of errorThe margin required in order to insure safety
Broaderscale, scale of measurement, graduated table, ordered seriesAn ordered reference standard
Verbsindexadjust through indexation
English > index: 8 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA 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.
Synonymsindex number, indicant, indicator
Narrowerbody mass index, BMIA measure of someone's weight in relation to height
business indexA statistical compilation that provides a context for economic or financial conditions
leading indicatorOne of 11 indicators for different sections of the economy
price index, price levelAn index that traces the relative changes in the price of an individual good (or a market basket of goods) over time
short accountThe aggregate of short sales on an open market
stock index, stock market indexindex based on a statistical compilation of the share prices of a number of representative stocks
BroaderfactA statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened / happened
Spanishindicador, indicador numérico, indicant, índice, índice numérico
Catalaníndex, índex numèric, indicador, indicador numèric, indicant
Adjectivesindexicalof or relating to or serving as an index
English > index: 8 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself.
Synonymsexponent, power
NarrowerdegreeThe highest power of a term or variable
logarithm, logThe exponent required to produce a given number
Broadermathematical notationA notation used by mathematicians
Spanishexponente, índice
Catalanexponent, índex
English > index: 8 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningAn alphabetical listing of names and topics along with page numbers where they are discussed.
Part ofback matter, end matterwritten matter following the main text of a book
Partskey wordA significant word used in indexing or cataloging
NarrowerconcordanceAn index of all main words in a book along with their immediate contexts
Broaderlist, listingA database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
Spanishíndice
Catalaníndex
Adjectivesindexicalof or relating to or serving as an index
indexlesslacking an index
Verbsindexprovide with an index
indexlist in an index
English > index: 8 senses > noun 5, body
MeaningThe finger next to the thumb.
Synonymsindex finger, forefinger
BroaderfingerAny of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
Spanishdedo índice, índice
Catalandit índex, dit indicatiu, índex
English > index: 8 senses > verb 1, social
Meaninglist in an index.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Narrowercross-indexmake an index that refers from one point to the next
BroaderlistInclude in a list
Spanishcatalogar, indexar
Nounsindexan alphabetical listing of names and topics along with page numbers where they are discussed
indexersomeone who provides an index
English > index: 8 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningProvide with an index.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"index the book"
Categorypublication, publishingThe business of issuing printed matter for sale or distribution
Broadersupply, provide, render, furnishGive something useful or necessary to
Spanishindexar, indizar
Catalanindexar
Nounsindexan alphabetical listing of names and topics along with page numbers where they are discussed
indexersomeone who provides an index
indexingthe act of classifying and providing an index in order to make items easier to retrieve
English > index: 8 senses > verb 3, cognition
MeaningAdjust through indexation.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The government indexes wages and prices"
Broaderdetermine, shape, mold, influence, regulateshape or influence
Nounsindexa numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number
indexationa system of economic regulation

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