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

Here are the results of your fuzzy-string dictionary search forwere” 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.

16 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
were7623831(None) 
cere66741451cere
dere56845891dere
ere36352751_ere
fere76342221fere
here76447051here
mere67244411mere
pere66450211pere
sere46153451sere
ware76254701ware
wee66760781we_e
weer75535051weer
wert79749761wert
where117019391where
wire75839791wire
wore77144621wore

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 Filter178691139830.0802233637.5
2DLD Change Limit13983160.29048217.2
3Display Results16160.0062666.7
 (SQL Overall)178691160.376475242.0