Wild Cards

Wild cards can substitute for letters in the text entry box. The two wild card characters are


       *   substitutes for any number of characters, including no character

       ?   substitutes for exactly one character


You can use up to eight * in one search. You can use any number of ? in one search. You can mix * and ? in one search. An example of acceptable wild card use is a*b?c*d, which finds abscessed, abscond and absconded.


Try ??tion to find words that start with any two characters and end with tion. Try *tion to find all words that end in tion. Also see Examples for more wild card examples.

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