Prefix query

Prefix query #

Returns documents that contain a specific prefix in a provided field.

Examples #

The following search returns documents where the field contains a term that begins with inf.

GET /_search
  "query": {
    "prefix": {
      "": {
        "value": "inf"

Top-level parameters for prefix #

  • <field>
    (Required, object) Field you wish to search.

Parameters for <field> #

  • value
    (Required, string) Beginning characters of terms you wish to find in the provided <field>.
  • case_insensitive
    (Optional, Boolean) Allows ASCII case insensitive matching of the value with the indexed field values when set to true. Default is false.
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