An example of index is to put employees names in alphabetical order.
An example of index is to adjust wages based on the cost of living.
An example of an index is a list of employee names, addresses and phone numbers.
An example of an index is a stock market index which is based on a standard set at a particular time.
- An alphabetized list of names, places, and subjects treated in a printed work, giving the page or pages on which each item is mentioned.
- A thumb index.
- A table, file, or catalog.
- (computers) A list of keywords associated with a record or document, used especially as an aid in searching for information.
Performance is an index of ability.
The index of a book lists words or expressions and the pages of the book upon which they are to be found.
Origin of index
- Middle English forefinger from Latin deik- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition