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OVERVIEW OF NOUN SEARCH

1) search, hunt, hunting: the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone

2) search: an investigation seeking answers; “a thorough search of the ledgers revealed nothing”; “the outcome justified the search”

3) search, lookup: an operation that determines whether one or more of a set of items has a specified property; “they wrote a program to do a table lookup”

4) search: the examination of alternative hypotheses; “his search for a move that would avoid checkmate was unsuccessful”

5) search: boarding and inspecting a ship on the high seas; “right of search”

OVERVIEW OF VERB SEARCH

1) search, seek, look for: try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of; “The police are searching for clues”; “Police are searching for anything dangerous in the room

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2) search, look: search or seek; “We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest”; “Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!”

3) research, search, explore: inquire into; “the students had to research the history of the Second World War for their history project”; “He searched for information on his relatives on the web”; “Scientists are exploring the nature of consciousness”

4) search: subject to a search; “The police searched the suspect”; “We searched the whole house for the missing keys”

noun search has 5 sense(s) (first 2 from tagged texts)


search (Wikipedia)

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