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Data Types in Python

Find the Word IndexFind the Word Index

Hi there, it should be mentioned that there is another function that does the same action as find(), which is called index().

Like the very similar function find(), it finds the first appearance of the word. Look at the example to clarify its usage:

As you may have recognized, the index() function has the following syntax: string.index('word').


The index() function returns the first occurrence of the word in the string, and the valuable point is that it throws an exception if the word is not found.


Here's one more simple task to increase your knowledge base.🤓

  1. Find the index of the word burning.
  2. Find the index of the word desire.
  3. Find the index of the word studying.

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