Welcome!   Search Scrabble┬« Dictionary using DLD   Statistics   Compare any two Strings using DLD   Reference   Your IP

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

Here are the results of your fuzzy-string dictionary search forknife” with Change Limit: [1] [2] [3]

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

4 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
knife121001011(None) 
knifed14528101knifed
knifer13598541knifer
knifes136210171knifes

Search took 2 seconds 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 Filter178691287560.180992727.8
2DLD Change Limit2875641.52018918.4
3Display Results440.0031333.3
 (SQL Overall)17869141.703104927.2