search party

noun

Definition of search party

: an organized group of people who are looking for someone or something that is missing

Word by Word Definitions

search play
  1. : to look into or over carefully or thoroughly in an effort to find or discover something: such as

  2. : to examine in seeking something

  3. : to look through or explore by inspecting possible places of concealment or investigating suspicious circumstances

  1. : an act of searching

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

  3. : a party that searches

party play
  1. : a person or group taking one side of a question, dispute, or contest

  2. : a group of persons organized for the purpose of directing the policies of a government

  3. : a person or group participating in an action or affair

  1. : to attend or give parties


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