When creating a link, the system shows the top three most popular suggestions. I understood the number in the brackets after the definition is the number of people who have previously selected that definition.
What are dictionary suggestions showing (0)? Has someone created the definition and then deleted the word?
“What are dictionary suggestions showing (0)? Has someone created the definition and then deleted the word?”
To my understanding, the number indicates the number people who have selected the same definition aside from the creator him/herself. So if I create a new definition which only I use and no body else, I see my definition in the list amongst others with a (0). This may be why there are so many definition with (0), I guess people like to write definitions to fit their own likings. I could be off on this. So if a (0) is present, then it means there’s just the creator him/herself is using that definition.
mjds pretty much hit the nail on the head, in that it’s the number of other people who use the hint. If someone creates the hint then deletes the word it’s still considered “0”. Hope that helps!
Thanks, that makes sense now…