Synonyms of index
1 listDictionary • There's even a special subject index.
list • There were six names on the list.
listing • A full listing of the companies will be published quarterly.
key • You will find a key at the start of the book.
register • registers of births, deaths and marriages
2 indicationDictionary • Weeds are an index to the character of the soil.
indication • He gave no indication that he was ready to compromise.
guide • His only guide was the stars overhead.
sign • His face and movements rarely betrayed any sign of nerves.
mark • Shopkeepers closed their shutters as a mark of respect.
note • He has never been able to read or transcribe musical notes.
evidence • Police said there was no evidence of a struggle.
signal • The event was seen as a signal of support.
symptom • Your problem with sleep is just a symptom of a larger problem.
hint • I'd dropped a hint about having an exhibition of his work.
clue • Scientists have discovered a clue to the puzzle of why our cells get old and die.
token • He sent her a gift as a token of his appreciation.
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clueA clue to a problem or mystery is something that helps you to find the answer to it.
• Scientists have discovered a clue to the puzzle of why our cells get old and die. • a vital clue to the killer's identity
• Police said there was no evidence of a struggle.
• His only guide was the stars overhead.
Thesaurus for index from the Collins English Thesaurus
an alphabetical list of persons, places, subjects, etc, mentioned in the text of a printed work, usually at the back, and indicating where in the work they are referred to