search out

phrasal verb

searched out; searching out; searches out
: to find (someone or something) by carefully looking
She searched out the needed information.

Examples of search out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Don’t forget casting into shallower water, as walleyes will search out prey in skinnier water than most anglers perceive. David A. Rose, Field & Stream, 20 Mar. 2024 The brothers knew March was the best time to search out the deer antler sheds before they were blanketed by tall spring grasses. Ishani Desai, Sacramento Bee, 25 Mar. 2024 If a search was legal, the people who were arrested were brought before the Public Ministry, along with the evidence, but there were ten legal searches out of every hundred. Jonathan Blitzer, The New Yorker, 28 Jan. 2024 For any guests looking for some help with their travel plans, the platform offers a virtual booking assistant that can search out the best deals on hotels, Airbnb accommodations and more. Erin Clack, Peoplemag, 27 Jan. 2024 If the showstopping fixture will interrupt sightlines to a window with a view, Jenkins will search out a fixture with clear-glass diffusers. San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 Jan. 2024 One answer, which the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority is pursuing for both the city and county, is to search out landlords who are willing to hand over the keys of whole buildings for lease. Doug Smith, Los Angeles Times, 27 Nov. 2023 He’s been up and down Appalachia searching out rare types of his beloved pome, many of which were nearly extinct. Sydney Page, Washington Post, 4 Nov. 2023 The theater is still in the process of searching out a permanent artistic director. Eric E. Harrison, Arkansas Online, 3 Nov. 2023

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“Search out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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