List synonyms setsedit

This functionality is in beta and is subject to change. The design and code is less mature than official GA features and is being provided as-is with no warranties. Beta features are not subject to the support SLA of official GA features.

Retrieves a summary of all defined synonyms sets.

This API allows to retrieve the total number of synonyms sets defined. For each synonyms set, its identifier and the total number of defined synonym rules is returned.


GET _synonyms


Requires the manage_search_synonyms cluster privilege.

Query parametersedit

(Optional, integer) Starting offset for synonyms sets to retrieve. Defaults to 0.
(Optional, integer) Specifies the maximum number of synonyms sets to retrieve. Defaults to 10.


The following example retrieves all defined synonyms sets:

GET _synonyms

A sample response:

  "count": 3,
  "results": [
      "synonyms_set": "ecommerce-synonyms",
      "count": 2
      "synonyms_set": "my-synonyms-set",
      "count": 3
      "synonyms_set": "new-ecommerce-synonyms",
      "count": 1