Suddenly, Google Search Is Less Semantic

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Until about a week ago, Google provided us with synonyms and variations – “auto-stemming” – of every search term (unless we put it in quotes). It still does, but noticeably less so.

Previously, searches like supervisor -supervisor -supervisory -supervisors gave us synonyms for the word “supervisor,” like “manager”. Now the search produces no results.

Previously synonyms readily made it to the most relevant results:

This is no longer true – we get exact term matches for the high-ranked results.

From what I have observed, auto-stemming and synonyms are still “there” but “activated” only when we search for something specific.

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