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May 28, 2006, 6:19 pm
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I'm going out of my mind. When did search engines stop supporting
basic wildcard searches?
Like if I wanted to search for all variations of the word swim like:
Google doesn't do it. I found out that it is now called "stemming"
So I went to the searchenginewatch.com website and they listed search
engines that support stemming:
AOL Search, Direct Hit, HotBot, Inktomi (HotBot, MSN)
Trouble is, either they don't support stemming anymore, or they were
bought by another company!
Does anybody know any search engine that supports this incredibly
I'm trying to look for a name of a business.
Re: Web Search Engines that support wildcard or stemming...
You might want to have a look at Exalead. They support stemming,
truncation, regular expressions and even approximate spelling and
See the help pages for more details:
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