1. The activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone (synset 100947217)
  2. An investigation seeking answers (synset 100638597)
    "a thorough search of the ledgers revealed nothing"; "the outcome justified the search"
  3. An operation that determines whether one or more of a set of items has a specified property (synset 113574763)
    "they wrote a program to do a table lookup"
  4. The examination of alternative hypotheses (synset 105778055)
    "his search for a move that would avoid checkmate was unsuccessful"
  5. Boarding and inspecting a ship on the high seas (synset 100645609)
    "right of search"
  1. Try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of (synset 201318273)
    "The police are searching for clues"; "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county"
  2. Search or seek (synset 202158139)
    "We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest"; "Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!"
  3. Inquire into (synset 200649877)
    "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. Subject to a search (synset 201320383)
    "The police searched the suspect"; "We searched the whole house for the missing keys"

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