in search of

Definition of in search of

  1. :  attempting to find :  looking for Scientists are in search of the answer.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  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

  1. :  an act of searching

    :  an act of boarding and inspecting a ship on the high seas in exercise of right of search

    :  a party that searches

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