Regexp query

Regexp query #

Returns documents that contain terms matching a regular expression.

A regular expression is a way to match patterns in data using placeholder characters, called operators. For a list of operators supported by the regexp query, see Regular expression syntax.

Examples #

The following search returns documents where the field contains any term that begins with in and ends with y. The .* operators match any characters of any length, including no characters. Matching terms can include ini, inni, and infini.

GET /_search
  "query": {
    "regexp": {
      "": {
        "value": "in.*i",
        "case_insensitive": true

Top-level parameters for range #

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

Parameters for <field> #

  • value
    (Required, string) Regular expression for terms you wish to find in the provided <field>. For a list of supported operators, see Regular expression syntax.
  • 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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