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Tool to search of words in a dictionary matching a regular expression (Useful for word searches with complex criteria) also called Regex or Regexp.

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Regex Word Search

Search Word with Regular Expression

Tool to search of words in a dictionary matching a regular expression (Useful for word searches with complex criteria) also called Regex or Regexp.

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How to find a word with regular expression?

dCode allows a search for words with regular expressions in the dictionary. It is possible to search for words with complex criteria (length, pattern, repetition, etc.). The knowlegde of the syntax of regular expressions (regexp) is mandatory.

Example: Operators: ? for zero repetition or once, * for zero repetition, one or more times, + for a repeat at least once, ^ to a word beginning $ for the end of words, | for an alternative, etc. See here (link)

Example: To find a word of 5 letters starting with R or T and ending with its initial : ^([RT])...\1$

Example: To find a word with 4 consecutive vowels: [AEIOUY]{4}

How to write a regular expression?

dCode uses the PCRE engine (Perl Compatible Regular Expressions) and follow its standard: here (link)

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