Definition or meaning of word

<hidden> anonymous
Created: 1 year and 24 days ago • Updated: 1 year and 24 days ago
When i am searching meaning or definition of a word, search engine should directly show the meaning of the word instead of clicking on definition tab. This will save a lot of time.And also make the search engine favorable for finding meanings and words. thats what search engine for. And then ads ofcourse.

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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 meaning which should force the Meaning (Definition) Instant Answer.
- Precede your search with !di which will launch the Dictionary !bang.

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And then ads ofcourse.
Users have the option of removing ads from DDG's search results.

Thanks!
posted by x.15a2 Community Leader1 year and 24 days ago Link