Synonym Limitations and Nuances | Yext Hitchhikers Platform

What You’ll Learn

In this section, you will learn:

  • Nuances you should be aware of when using synonyms

Synonym Limitations

There are a few limitations and details regarding synonyms that are important to understand before you start using them.


  • Chaining is not supported: This means if you have a synonym from A → B, and a separate synonym from B → C, searching A will NOT also yield C.


Things to Know

  • Plurals: You should NOT have to specify plurals for active entity types within the account. For example, specifying “healthcare facility” → “healthcare facilities” is unnecessary.
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    True or False: A synonym is defined between terms A → B and B → C. Therefore, searching term C will yield the same results as searching term A.

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