- 1.(in a book or set of books) an alphabetical list of names, subjects, etc. with reference to the pages on which they are mentioned."clear cross references supplemented by a thorough index"
- 2.a sign or measure of something."exam results may serve as an index of the teacher's effectiveness"Similar:guide
- 1.record (names, subjects, etc.) in an index."the list indexes theses under regional headings"
- 2.link the value of (prices, wages, or other payments) automatically to the value of a price index."the Supreme Soviet passed legislation indexing wages to prices"