acronym resource type



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An acronym is an administrative answer in Microsoft Search results to define common acronyms in an organization.

Inherits from searchAnswer.


Method Return type Description
List acronyms collection Get a list of the acronym objects and their properties.
Create acronym Create a new acronym object.
Get acronym Read the properties and relationships of an acronym object.
Update acronym Update the properties of an acronym object.
Delete acronym None Deletes an acronym object.


Property Type Description
description String A brief description of the acronym that gives users more info about the acronym and what it stands for. Inherited from searchAnswer.
displayName String The actual short form or acronym. Inherited from searchAnswer.
id String The unique identifier (GUID) for the acronym. Inherited from entity.
lastModifiedBy microsoft.graph.identitySet Details of the user that created or last modified the acronym. Inherited from searchAnswer. Read-only.
lastModifiedDateTime DateTimeOffset Timestamp of when the acronym is created or edited. Inherited from searchAnswer. Read-only.
standsFor String collection What the acronym stands for.
state State of the acronym. Possible values are: published, draft, excluded, or unknownFutureValue.
webUrl String The URL of the page or website where users can go for more information about the acronym. Inherited from searchAnswer.



JSON representation

The following is a JSON representation of the resource.

  "@odata.type": "",
  "id": "String (identifier)",
  "displayName": "String",
  "description": "String",
  "webUrl": "String",
  "lastModifiedBy": {
    "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.identitySet"
  "lastModifiedDateTime": "String (timestamp)",
  "standsFor": [
  "state": "String"