The asterisk symbol (*) is the wildcard .

 

When you put the asterisk after the stem of a word, your search will return documents containing any word beginning with that stem.

 

For example:

 

 

Termin*  Search results containing the words termination, terminated, terminal, etc.

 

Litig*  Search results containing the words litigator, litigation, litigious, etc.

 

Eat*  Search results containing the words eat, eaten, eatery,eaters, eating