Synonym Search

A synonym query returns results that are conceptually similar to the terms in a Query action Text parameter or conceptually similar to the synonyms that are available for the Text terms.

You can configure and use synonyms in several different ways.

In a query you can use one of the following methods to specify synonyms:

You can also replace query text directly (without using the SYNONYM operator). However, in this case you might find query weighting is affected by the additional query terms.

You can use the following methods to store your synonym lists: