keyword - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/ˈkiːˌwɜː(r)d/
singularkeyword
pluralkeywords
  1. 1
    [usually singular] a word that represents the main feature or idea of something

    The office was extremely tidy; efficiency was the keyword.

  2. 2
    computing a word that you type on a computer keyboard in order to find information about a particular subject

    In the Search box, put in the keyword ‘flights’.