Synonyms of index


1. index, scale, scale of measurement, graduated table, ordered series

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

2. index, index number, indicant, indicator, fact

usage: 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, mathematical notation

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

4. index, list, listing

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

5. index, index finger, forefinger, finger

usage: the finger next to the thumb


1. index, list

usage: list in an index

2. index, supply, provide, render, furnish

usage: provide with an index; "index the book"

3. index, determine, shape, mold, influence, regulate

usage: adjust through indexation; "The government indexes wages and prices"

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Definition and meaning of index (Dictionary)