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search

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of search

  1. an act or process of looking carefully or thoroughly for someone or something the search for the missing hikers lasted several days Synonyms of search hunt, quest Words Related to search shakedown; sweep; chase, pursuit; recon, reconnaissance, scout; canvass (also canvas), survey; exploration, probe; forage


search

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of search

  1. 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 Synonyms of search comb, dig (through), dredge, hunt (through), rake, ransack, rifle, rummage, scour, sort (through), troll Words Related to search frisk, pat down, shake down; audit, check (out), examine, inspect, investigate, review, scan, scrutinize, survey; ascertain, descry, detect, determine, discover, ferret (out), find, find out, get, hit (on or upon), learn, locate, run down, scare up, track (down); grub (about), poke (around); explore, probe, prospect, skirmish, snoop; browse, glance (over), look over; peruse, study Near Antonyms of search hide; abandon, lose; ignore, neglect

  2. 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 Synonyms of search hunt, probe, prospect, explore, skirrWords Related to search reconnoiter (or reconnoitre), scout; disclose, discover, reveal, unearth; fathom, plumb, sound



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