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    index - Dictionary definition and meaning for word index

    Definition
    (noun) a numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number Definition
    (noun) 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 Definition
    (noun) a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself
    Synonyms : exponent , power
    Definition
    (noun) an alphabetical listing of names and topics along with page numbers where they are discussed Definition
    (noun) the finger next to the thumb
    Synonyms : forefinger , index finger
    Definition
    (verb) list in an index Definition
    (verb) provide with an index
    Example Sentence
    • index the book
    Definition
    (verb) adjust through indexation
    Example Sentence
    • The government indexes wages and prices
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