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Definition of index verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they index
    he / she / it indexes
    past simple indexed
    -ing form indexing
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  1. 1index something to make an index of documents, the contents of a book, etc.; to add something to a list of this type All publications are indexed by subject and title. New material is scanned, indexed and stored electronically.
  2. 2[usually passive] index something (to something) to link pay, etc. to the level of prices of food, clothing, etc. so that they both increase at the same rate
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