If you enter a keyword in the search field, the system always starts the search for matches from the beginning of a word.
all terms that begin with HOUSE appear in the list of results: HOUSE BUILDERS, HOUSEHOLD GOODS, HOUSING ASSOCIATIONS.
A word may be preceded by an * to search based on parts of words. This search results in a comprehensive list of results, but requires more time.
Example: * house
all terms that contain HOUSE as part of the word appear in the list of results: HOUSEHOLD LINEN, HOUSING DEVELOPERS, as well as FARMHOUSE.
In case you search for names only, the results will show up ranked by countries in alphabetical order. Additionally, the results within one country only will also show up alphabetically.
Abbreviations will lead to a more specific result if you put the search term in “ “.