All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘synonyms’

Matt Cutts On How Google Handles Keyword Synonyms

Google’s handling of synonyms when it comes to searcher behavior and the results it displays has been a topic we’ve visited several times in recent memory. We noticed in one of Google’s lists of “search quality highlights” that a number of changes Google has made have been related to synonyms. Clearly, Google has been working on getting better in this …

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Google Translate Gets Reverse, Frequencies And Synonyms

Google has launched some new Google Translate features: reverse translations, frequencies and synonyms. “Our users often tell us that they check our translations by translating them back into their original language,” says Google in a blog post. “Reverse translations can distinguish translations of different meanings and reveal subtle differences among similar words. Each translation is now annotated with its most …

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Google Continues To Work On Getting Better At Synonyms

Google continues to move further away from keyword dependence by understanding words and user intent better. Part of this is through how Google is able to interpret synonyms, and this is something the search engine’s team continues to work on. This week, Google released a big list of 65 changes it made throughout August and September. Two of them were …

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What Google’s Synonym Treatment Means For Businesses

Google is getting better at understanding synonyms, and that is part of the search engine’s decreasing dependence on keywords for returning results. What does this mean for businesses trying get in front of Google searchers? That’s a question that could keep site owners relying primarily on Google for traffic up at night as Google progresses in this area. The good …

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Google Moves Further Away From Keyword Dependence

It seems that June, for Google, was all about improving how the search engine deals with natural language. On Friday, Google released a giant list of changes it made over the course of June and July. There were 86 entries on the list. Ten of them were specifically about natural language search improvements, and nine out of those ten were …

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