# Definitions for

Overview of noun index

The noun index has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)

1. (1) index

(a numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number)

2. (1) 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)

3. exponent, power, index

(a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself)

4. index

(an alphabetical listing of names and topics along with page numbers where they are discussed)

5. index, index finger, forefinger

(the finger next to the thumb)

Overview of verb index

The verb index has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)

1. (1) index

(list in an index)

2. index

(provide with an index; "index the book")

3. index

(adjust through indexation; "The government indexes wages and prices")