Googles New Synonym Operator

By Deane Barker on August 4, 2003

Big News! New Google Operator (Google Weblog)

“Today, Google introduced a new advanced search feature that enables users to search not only for a particular keyword, but also for its synonyms. This is accomplished by placing a ~ character directly in front of the keyword in the search box.”

I knew that someday there would be another use for the tilde.