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Dictionary Search Results using Damerau-Levenshtein distance in T-SQL

Here are the results of your fuzzy-string dictionary search forearns” with Change Limit: [1] [2]

You can choose a higher Change Limit to return more words, although it will take longer.
to automatically increase the Change Limit after seconds.

14 similar words found! Changes to Transform each Found Word to your word are shown as:
 remove a letter ~ replace a letter ~ swap two letters ~ _add a letter from your word
(Use the links in the Changes column to see more Transformation details.)

Found WordScrabble ScoreSearched PreviouslyFound PreviouslyChangesTo Transform to your Word
earns5592756(None) 
barns76335141barns
carns75937561carns
darns66927891darns
earls56127501earls
earn46737541earn_
ears46356581ear_s
erns45428211e_rns
karns96624131karns
learns65513741learns
tarns56433951tarns
warns87230991warns
yarns85621781yarns
yearns9509541yearns

Search took 1 second overall (including website activity, plus SQL activity in the following phases):

  1. Length Filter: Limit the application of DLD to words with length difference of no more than the Change Limit.
  2. DLD Change Limit: Apply DLD to each remaining word, limiting each comparison according to the Change Limit.
  3. Display Results: Return the results, with similar words marked up to highlight differences.
SeqSearch PhaseWords CheckedWords MatchedSecondsWords Per Sec
1Length Filter178691287560.0702552728.6
2DLD Change Limit28756140.49657975.8
3Display Results14140.0034666.7
 (SQL Overall)178691140.569314043.9