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search

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

an act or process of looking carefully or thoroughly for someone or something
  • the search for the missing hikers lasted several days

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verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of search (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to look through (as a place) carefully or thoroughly in an effort to find or discover something
  • archaeologists have begun to search the southern end of the valley, where they believe the underground tombs are located

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2 to go into or range over for purposes of discovery
  • the Spanish conquistadors searched vast areas of the Southwest in their quest for the fabled cities of gold

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The first known use of search was in the 14th century

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“Search.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/search. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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