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Synonyms for index
ˈɪn dɛks; -dəˌsiz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. index(noun)

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

    exponent, indicator, index number, indicant, index finger, forefinger, power

  2. index, index number, indicant, indicator(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

    power, exponent, index number, indicator, indicant, forefinger, index finger, indication

  3. exponent, power, index(noun)

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

    power, indicant, exponent, advocator, ability, great power, might, tycoon, force, index number, index finger, magnate, top executive, world power, big businessman, proponent, powerfulness, mightiness, advocate, superpower, indicator, major power, mogul, office, baron, forefinger, king, business leader

  4. index(noun)

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

    exponent, indicator, index number, indicant, index finger, forefinger, power

  5. index, index finger, forefinger(verb)

    the finger next to the thumb

    power, exponent, index number, indicator, indicant, forefinger, index finger

  6. index(verb)

    list in an index

  7. index(verb)

    provide with an index

    "index the book"

  8. index(verb)

    adjust through indexation

    "The government indexes wages and prices"

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. index(n.)

    [L. pl. indices, eng. pl. Indexes.] Pointer, hand, director

  2. index(n.)

    alphabetical table of references

  3. index(n.)


  4. index(n.)

    characteristic (of a logarithm), integral part

  5. index(n.)

    (Anat.) fore finger

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  1. Zhang Qi:

    Many investors have already extended their future contracts to next month, so today's futures settlement did not lead the index to fall, also we suspected the 'national team' has continued buying shares today to prevent the market from falling.

  2. Angus Nicholson:

    U.S. financials were the top performing sector in the S&P 500 overnight, and a lot of that bullishness has spilled over to Australia. We have had a strong performance from the banks, which make up 48 percent of the index market capitalisation, after all this, Q4 Australian GDP beat estimates quite significantly, which adds fuel to the bullish view on the Australian economy.

  3. Michael Bloomberg:

    As financial markets continue to evolve, our clients need and expect the index business to evolve too.

  4. Alan Cameron:

    Nigeria's inclusion in the GBI-EM index was generally seen as a big step forward in its integration with global financial markets, opening the market to new investment and raising its profile worldwide. That will now be reversed.

  5. Zhao Yonggang:

    The less carbon intensive companies will be weighed more in the index. It aims to direct the flow of capital from funds managers towards green businesses.

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