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search

search as in try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
  • "The police are searching for clues"
  • "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county"

Synonyms

  • seekthe movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk ; try to get or reach; try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of; make an effort or attempt; go to or towards; inquire for
  • look fortry to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of; be excited or anxious about
search as in search or seek
  • "We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest"
  • "Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!"

Synonyms

  • lookthe feelings expressed on a person's face; the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually; physical appearance; the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people; perceive with attention; give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect; have a certain outward or facial expression; search or seek; be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; take charge of or deal with; convey by one's expression; look forward to the probable occurrence of; accord in appearance with; have faith or confidence in
search as in 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"

Synonyms

  • researchsystematic investigation to establish facts ; a search for knowledge; attempt to find out in a systematically and scientific manner; inquire into
  • exploreinquire into; travel to or penetrate into; examine minutely ; examine (organs) for diagnostic purposes
search as in subject to a search
  • "The police searched the suspect"
  • "We searched the whole house for the missing keys"
search as in the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone

    Synonyms

    • huntpursue for food or sport (as of wild animals); pursue or chase relentlessly; chase away, with as with force; yaw back and forth about a flight path; oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent; seek, search for; search (an area) for prey; Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910) ; United States architect (1827-1895) ; British writer who defended the Romanticism of Keats and Shelley (1784-1859) ; an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport ; an instance of searching for something; the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone ; the work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts ; the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
    • huntingthe pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport ; the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone ; the work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts
    search as in an investigation seeking answers
    • "a thorough search of the ledgers revealed nothing"
    • "the outcome justified the search"
    search as in 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"

    Synonyms

    • lookupan operation that determines whether one or more of a set of items has a specified property
    search as in the examination of alternative hypotheses
    • "his search for a move that would avoid checkmate was unsuccessful"
    search as in boarding and inspecting a ship on the high seas
    • "right of search"