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Another word for index

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Noun
  1. Something visible or evident that gives grounds for believing in the existence or presence of something else

      1. One who can give a firsthand account of something seen, heard, or experienced:
      2. One who is called on to testify before a court.
      3. One who is called on to be present at a transaction in order to attest to what takes place.
      1. Something serving as an indication, proof, or expression of something else; a sign:
      2. Something that signifies or evidences authority, validity, or identity:
      3. A specific instance of a phenomenon or a class of things, as of a linguistic feature in a sample of a person's speech, that can be isolated for study or analysis.
      1. An indication of a disorder or disease, especially a subjective one such as pain, nausea, or weakness.
      2. A characteristic sign or indication of the existence of something else:
      1. To bring down (the foot) forcibly.
      2. To bring the foot down onto (an object or surface) forcibly.
      3. To cause to be dislodged by stomping the feet:
      1. Meaning or significance, especially of a word.
      2. The action or process of signifying:
      1. Something that suggests the presence or existence of a fact, condition, or quality:
      2. An act or gesture used to convey an idea, a desire, information, or a command:
      3. Sign language.
      1. A brief record, especially one written down to aid the memory:
      2. A comment or explanation, as on a passage in a text:
      3. A brief informal letter:
      1. A visible trace or impression, such as a line or spot:
      2. A name, logo, or other indicator used to indicate ownership, origin, or level of quality.
      3. A notch made in an animal's ear or hide to indicate ownership.
      1. The act of manifesting.
      2. The state of being manifested.
      3. An indication of the existence, reality, or presence of something:
      1. A pointer or an index.
      2. An instrument used to monitor the operation or condition of an engine, furnace, electrical network, reservoir, or other physical system; a meter or gauge.
      3. The needle, dial, or other registering device on such an instrument.
      1. The act of indicating:
      2. Something that serves to indicate; a sign:
      3. Something indicated as necessary or expedient:
      1. A thing or set of things helpful in forming a conclusion or judgment:
      2. Something indicative; an indication or set of indications:
      3. The means by which an allegation may be proven, such as oral testimony, documents, or physical objects.
      1. A device or emblem worn as an insignia of rank, office, or membership in an organization.
      2. An emblem given as an award or honor.
      3. A characteristic mark or indicative trait:
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Another word for index

Noun
  1. An indicator

      1. One who shows the way by leading, directing, or advising.
      2. One who serves as a model for others, as in a course of conduct.
      3. A person employed to conduct others, as through a museum, and give information about points of interest encountered.
      1. Something, such as a typographical device, that serves to indicate.
      1. The act of indicating:
      2. Something that serves to indicate; a sign:
      3. Something indicated as necessary or expedient:
      1. Something that represents something else by association, resemblance, or convention, especially a material object used to represent something invisible:
      2. An instance that typifies a broader pattern or situation:
      3. A printed or written sign used to represent an operation, element, quantity, quality, or relation, as in mathematics or music.
      1. Something that suggests the presence or existence of a fact, condition, or quality:
      2. An act or gesture used to convey an idea, a desire, information, or a command:
      3. Sign language.
      1. A number that typifies a set of numbers of which it is a function.
      2. An intermediate level or degree:
      3. The usual or ordinary kind or quality:
      1. Governing power or its possession or use; authority.
      2. The duration of such power.
      3. An authoritative, prescribed direction for conduct, especially one of the regulations governing procedure in a legislative body or a regulation observed by the players in a game, sport, or contest.
      1. Relation in degree or number between two similar things.
      2. The relative value of silver and gold in a currency system that is bimetallic.
      3. A relationship between two quantities, normally expressed as the quotient of one divided by the other; for example, the ratio of 7 to 4 can be written 7:4 or 7/4. A ratio can often also be expressed as a decimal or percentage.
      1. An established form of words or symbols for use in a ceremony or procedure.
      2. An utterance of conventional notions or beliefs; a hackneyed expression.
      3. A method of doing or treating something that relies on an established, uncontroversial model or approach:
      1. Something serving as an indication, proof, or expression of something else; a sign:
      2. Something that signifies or evidences authority, validity, or identity:
      3. A specific instance of a phenomenon or a class of things, as of a linguistic feature in a sample of a person's speech, that can be isolated for study or analysis.
      1. A long tapered stick or a laser beacon used to call attention to objects, as on a chart or blackboard.
      2. A scale indicator on a watch, balance, or other measuring instrument.
      3. A dog of a breed developed in Europe to point game, having a smooth, short-haired coat that is often white with black or brownish markings.
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  2. An alphabetic arrangement

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