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From the Olympian heights of an executive suite, in an atmosphere where your success is judged by the extent to which you can maximise profits, the overwhelming tendency must be to see people as units of production, as indices in your accountants' books.
Jimmy Reid

Meaning of "indices" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF INDICES

indices  [ˈɪndɪˌsiːz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF INDICES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Indices is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH INDICES


apices
ˈæpɪˌsiːz
calices
ˈkælɪˌsiːz
calyces
ˈkælɪˌsiːz
caudices
ˈkɔːdɪˌsiːz
codices
ˈkəʊdɪˌsiːz
dialyses
daɪˈælɪˌsiːz
ecdyses
ˈekdɪˌsiːz
generatrices
ˈdʒenəˌreɪtrɪˌsiːz
geneses
ˈdʒɛnɪˌsiːz
helices
ˈhɛlɪˌsiːz
latices
ˈlætɪˌsiːz
matrices
ˈmeɪtrɪˌsiːz
protectrices
prəˈtektrɪˌsiːz
radices
ˈreɪdɪˌsiːz
Rameses
ˈræmɪˌsiːz
rectrices
ˈrɛktrɪˌsiːz
subindices
sʌbˈɪndɪˌsiːz
Ulysses
ˈjuːlɪˌsiːz
varices
ˈværɪˌsiːz
vertices
ˈvɜːtɪˌsiːz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE INDICES

indication
indicational
indicative
indicatively
indicator
indicator board
indicator diagram
indicator light
indicator species
indicatory
indicia
indicial
indicium
indicolite
indict
indictable
indictably
indictee
indicter
indiction

WORDS THAT END LIKE INDICES

appendices
auspices
cicatrices
clerk to the justices
cortices
customer services
ecosystem services
emergency services
financial services
food prices
house prices
juices
pump prices
services
sexual services
social services
spadices
teleservices
the services
vortices

Synonyms and antonyms of indices in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «INDICES»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «indices» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of indices
clue · evidence · guide · hint · indication · key · list · listing · mark · note · register · sign · signal · symptom · token

Translation of «indices» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF INDICES

Find out the translation of indices to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of indices from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «indices» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

指数
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

índices
570 millions of speakers

English

indices
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सूचकांक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مؤشرات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

индексы
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

índices
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সূচকের
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

indices
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Indeks
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Indizes
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

インデックス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

인덱스
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Indeks
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chỉ số
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குறியீடுகளில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निर्देशांक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

endeksleri
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

indici
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

indeksy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

індекси
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

indicii
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δείκτες
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

indekse
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

index
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

indekser
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of indices

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «INDICES»

The term «indices» is very widely used and occupies the 13.711 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of indices
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «INDICES» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about indices

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QUOTES WITH «INDICES»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word indices.
1
Jimmy Reid
From the Olympian heights of an executive suite, in an atmosphere where your success is judged by the extent to which you can maximise profits, the overwhelming tendency must be to see people as units of production, as indices in your accountants' books.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «INDICES»

Discover the use of indices in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to indices and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Water Quality Indices
This book covers water quality indices (WQI) in depth - it describes what purpose they serve, how they are generated, what are their strengths and weaknesses, and how to make the best use of them.
Tasneem Abbasi, Shahid A. Abbasi, 2012
2
Process Capability Indices
A solid, rigorous, yet comprehensible analysis of process capability indices, this work bridges the gap between theoretical statisticians and quality control practitioners, showing how an understanding of these indices can lead to process ...
Samuel Kotz, Norman L. Johnson, 1993
3
Handbook of Indices of Food Quality and Authenticity
The area of food adulteration is one of increasing concern for all those in the food industry. This book compares and evaluates indices currently used to assess food authenticity.
Rekha Singhal, Pushpa R. Kulkarni, Dinanath V. Rege, 1997
4
Indices and Identity
In particular, Indices and Identity emphasizes issues raised by strict and sloppy identity in ellipsis, exploring what Fiengo and May call "the eliminative puzzles of ellipsis.
Robert Fiengo, Robert May, 1994
5
Topological Indices and Related Descriptors in QSAR and QSPAR
This book will be a valuable reference for anyone involved in the use of QSAR and QSPAR in the pharmaceutical, applied chemical, and environmental sciences.
James Devillers, Alexandru T Balaban, 2000
6
Efficiency Indices for Agriculture Management Research
The book serves as a complete source of information on efficiency indices and sustainability indicators followed in different branches of agricultural management research like nutrient, water and weed management, cropping and farming system ...
Devasenapathy, P., 2008
7
Spon's Construction Cost and Price Indices Handbook
This unique handbook collects together a comprehensive and up-to-date range of indices measuring construction costs and price movements. The authors give guidance on the use of the data making this an essential aid to accurate estimating.
M C Fleming, B A Tysoe, 1991
8
Ligand Efficiency Indices for Drug Discovery: Towards an ...
This book emphasizes the use of a graphical representation and objective numerical methods to drive drug discovery more effectively.
Celerino Abad-Zapatero, 2013
9
Information and Communication Technology Development Indices
This report analyzes and evaluates information and communication technology (ICT) development using indicators of ICT diffusion across countries.
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, 2003
10
Indices and Indicators in Development: An Unhealthy ...
Given our overwhelming reliance on indices and indicators for measuring progress, directing policy and allocating resources, this book is essential core reading for academics, undergraduate and post-graduate students in social science, ...
Stephen Morse, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «INDICES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term indices is used in the context of the following news items.
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FORECAST: Dangerous heat indices will rule the weekend outlook …
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The summer pattern is back for sure. The heat will be the big story this weekend, but we need to be alert for ... «WAVE 3, Jul 15»
2
S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the … - CNW Group
TORONTO, July 17, 2015 /CNW/ - S&P Dow Jones Canadian Index Services will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices ... «Canada NewsWire, Jul 15»
3
Monthly ERI Scientific Beta smart beta index performance report
This month, the best performing index in the Developed World universe among the smart factor indices is the SciBeta Developed Low Dividend ... «GlobeNewswire, Jul 15»
4
Technical Outlook: US Equity Indices » Fx Empire Network
Technical Outlook: US Equity Indices. Following a break of short-term descending trend-line on Thursday, the DJI30 seems heading towards ... «FX Empire, Jul 15»
5
Hedge fund industry outperforms major indices in June/Q2 despite …
Hedge funds produced an aggregate return of -0.93 per cent in June, just over 100 basis points ahead of the S&P 500 which fell -1.94 per cent ... «HedgeWeek, Jul 15»
6
Daily Market Strategy - Doubts remain but indices set to scale higher
After closing at a 3-month high on Thursday, the outlook is a positive start for today. It may be a bit too early to see profit booking on counters ... «Indiainfoline, Jul 15»
7
Key indices eke out minuscule gains | Business Standard News
Auto stocks and index heavyweights ITC and Infosys led gains for benchmark indices on the last trading session of the week today, 17 July ... «Business Standard, Jul 15»
8
Dangerous Heat Indices Possible This Afternoon : NorthEscambia.com
Dangerous Heat Indices Possible This Afternoon. July 17, 2015. Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and ... «NorthEscambia.com, Jul 15»
9
FTSE removes Hanergy from three indices - Asia Asset Management
FTSE has decided to remove Hanergy Thin Film Power Group (Hanergy) from three of its indices as a result of the solar energy company's ... «Asia Asset Management, Jul 15»
10
Decline in KSE main indices
KUWAIT July 16 (KUNA) -- The three main indices of the Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) dropped Thursday, with the benchmark moving down ... «Kuwait News Agency, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Indices [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/indices>. Jun 2019 ».
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