in search of
Definition of in search of
: attempting to find : looking for Scientists are in search of the answer.
Word by Word Definitions
: to look into or over carefully or thoroughly in an effort to find or discover something: such as
: to examine in seeking something
: to look through or explore by inspecting possible places of concealment or investigating suspicious circumstances
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