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1. index

noun. ['ˈɪndɛks'] a numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number.

Synonyms

  • ordered series
  • margin of safety
  • safety margin
  • margin of error
  • graduated table
  • scale of measurement

Antonyms

  • nonpartisan
  • intense
  • immoderation
  • moderation

Etymology

  • index (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word index


1. Noun, singular or mass
Do not reuse the index card or you might drag paint along the ceiling.

Quotes containing the word index


1. That should be the measure of success for everyone. It's not money, it's not fame, it's not celebrity; my index of success is happiness.
- Lupe Fiasco

2. The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who can't do him any good, and how he treats people who can't fight back.
- Abigail Van Buren

3. The only way you can write the truth is to assume that what you set down will never be read. Not by any other person, and not even by yourself at some later date. Otherwise you begin excusing yourself. You must see the writing as emerging like a long scroll of ink from the index finger of your right hand; you must see your left hand erasing it.
- Margaret Atwood, The Blind Assassin

2. cross-index

noun. a reference at one place in a work to information at another place in the same work.

Synonyms

  • acknowledgment
  • quotation
  • credit
  • reference
  • mention
  • cite
  • citation

Antonyms

  • unacknowledged
  • rejection
  • disapproval
  • mistrust

3. cross-index

verb. make an index that refers from one point to the next.

Antonyms

  • debit

4. index

verb. ['ˈɪndɛks'] list in an index.

Synonyms

  • cross-index

Antonyms

  • dullness
  • angularity

Etymology

  • index (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

5. index

noun. ['ˈɪndɛks'] 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.

Synonyms

  • short account
  • stock market index
  • index number
  • leading indicator
  • fact
  • body mass index
  • price index
  • BMI
  • stock index
  • business index
  • indicant
  • price level

Antonyms

  • ineffectiveness
  • unpersuasiveness
  • powerless
  • uninterestingness

Etymology

  • index (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

6. index

noun. ['ˈɪndɛks'] a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself.

Synonyms

  • power
  • exponent
  • mathematical notation
  • degree
  • logarithm

Antonyms

  • inaptitude
  • inability
  • unable
  • incapacity

Etymology

  • index (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

7. index

verb. ['ˈɪndɛks'] provide with an index.

Synonyms

  • provide
  • render
  • furnish

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • disorient
  • deregulate
  • sharpness

Etymology

  • index (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

8. index

noun. ['ˈɪndɛks'] an alphabetical listing of names and topics along with page numbers where they are discussed.

Synonyms

  • concordance
  • end matter
  • list
  • listing
  • back matter

Antonyms

  • disagreement
  • disorder
  • stand still
  • powerful

Etymology

  • index (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

9. index

noun. ['ˈɪndɛks'] the finger next to the thumb.

Synonyms

  • forefinger
  • finger

Antonyms

  • specific
  • general
  • unreality

Etymology

  • index (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

10. index

verb. ['ˈɪndɛks'] adjust through indexation.

Synonyms

  • influence
  • determine
  • shape
  • regulate

Antonyms

  • mild
  • high
  • dispose
  • indispose

Etymology

  • index (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)
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