Definition of "keyword" []

  • A word that serves as a key to a code or cipher. (noun)
  • A significant or descriptive word. (noun)
  • A word used as a reference point for finding other words or information. (noun)
  • A word used as a key to a code (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Any significant word or phrase, esp a word used to describe the contents of a document (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "keyword" in a sentence
  • "You can go as far as do dynamic keyword insertion by putting in placeholders into your text such as \% keyword\% or even a long nonsense string that'll never get used in the actual text such as"
  • "Today, a search on the Internet about the Chinese search is a big problem for the Chinese word is never easy, unlike Latin spaces between each word separated, so PunBB or other forum on Chinese The poor search results is normal, the current forum for the various Chinese search only for a simple keyword search % keyword%, and the PunBB search on the word of Chinese extraction null and void and will only serve to extract a large number of sentences, and search results Is not accurate."
  • "For example, when you google the phrase "keyword summarization," you get more than 262 million results."