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NAME

       DROP INDEX - remove an index

SYNOPSIS

       DROP INDEX name [, ...] [ CASCADE | RESTRICT ]

DESCRIPTION

       DROP INDEX drops an existing index from the database system. To execute
       this command you must be the owner of the index.

PARAMETERS

       name   The name (optionally schema-qualified) of an index to remove.

       CASCADE
              Automatically drop objects that depend on the index.

       RESTRICT
              Refuse to drop the index if any objects depend on  it.  This  is
              the default.

EXAMPLES

       This command will remove the index title_idx:

       DROP INDEX title_idx;

COMPATIBILITY

       DROP  INDEX is a PostgreSQL language extension. There are no provisions
       for indexes in the SQL standard.

SEE ALSO

       CREATE INDEX [create_index(7)]