search out

Definition of search out

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

Word by Word Definitions

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  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

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball


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