plural of search

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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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present tense third-person singular of search

Synonyms & Antonyms of searches (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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searched (for or out)


searches (for)

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“Searches.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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