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And also make the search engine favorable for finding meanings and words. thats what search engine for.
While one use of a search engine might be to obtain a word definition, one might argue that the primary purpose is to locate web pages that match the user's search criteria. It is somewhat difficult for the search engine to ascertain if user is looking for a word definition based on a single word in the search field.
There are however, ways to help assure that you will receive word definitions when that is what you are looking for:
- Precede your search with the word
which should force the Meaning (Definition) Instant Answer.
- Precede your search with
which will launch the Dictionary !bang.
And then ads ofcourse.
Users have the option of removing ads from DDG's search results.
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