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'search' - used as a noun
1. the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
2. an investigation seeking answers
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
4. the examination of alternative hypotheses
his search for a move that would avoid checkmate was unsuccessful
5. boarding and inspecting a ship on the high seas
right of search

'search' - used as a verb
6. 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
7. search or seek
8. inquire into
He searched for information on his relatives on the web
9. subject to a search
The police searched the suspect
We searched the whole house for the missing keys

derived forms
1. Search / Plural
searches
2. Search / Past
searched
3. Search / Third Person
searches
4. Search / Present Participle
searching
Variations of 'search'
 
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