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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Index \In"dex\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Indexed; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To provide with an index or table of references; to put
into an index; as, to index a book, or its contents.
2. (Economics) To adjust (wages, prices, taxes, etc.)
automatically so as to compensate for changes in prices,
usually as measured by the consumer price index or other
economic measure. Its purpose is usually to copensate for
3. To insert (a word, name, file folder, etc.) into an index
or into an indexed arrangement; as, to index a contract
under its date of signing.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: the act of classifying and providing an index in order to
make items easier to retrieve
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