“Noise” or “stop” words

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“Noise” or “stop” words

To create efficient searches, the tool focuses on more distinctive words and phrases, ignoring commonly used words such as “if” or “the.” The list of default noise words appears below. An administrator can change these if it becomes necessary

a

did

into

out

thus

about

do

is

over

to

after

each

it

said

too

all

even

its

same

under

also

for

just

see

up

an

from

like

she

very

and

further

made

should

was

another

furthermore

many

since

way

any

get

me

some

we

are

got

might

still

well

as

had

more

such

were

at

has

moreover

take

what

be

have

most

than

when

because

he

much

that

where

been

her

must

the

which

before

here

my

their

while

being

hi

never

them

who

between

him

not

then

will

both

himself

now

there

with

but

how

of

therefore

would

by

however

on

these

you

came

I

only

they

your

can

if

or

this


come

in

other

those


could

indeed

our

through