Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Begin Research: Using Truncation

Using Truncation

Vege*

Vegetable  Vegetarian  Vegetation   Vegetables  Vegetarians

Shorten the word to its root and add the truncation symbol.

This will retrieve all similar, singular, and plural forms of the root word “Vege.”

Truncation can save time and expand your search to include related words.

©2020 Houston Community College Libraries