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Synonyms for research
rɪˈsɜrtʃ, ˈri sɜrtʃre·search

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  1. researchnoun

    investigation, exploration, examination, study, researches, inquiry, scrutiny

  2. researchnoun

    To search or examine with continued care; to seek diligently.

    investigation, researches, exploration, examination, study, inquiry, scrutiny

  3. researchverb

    To make an extensive investigation into.

    scrutiny, examination, study, inquiry, investigation, exploration, researches

Princeton's WordNet

  1. researchnoun

    systematic investigation to establish facts

    enquiry, inquiry

  2. inquiry, enquiry, researchverb

    a search for knowledge

    "their pottery deserves more research than it has received"

    enquiry, inquiry, interrogation, query, question

  3. researchverb

    attempt to find out in a systematically and scientific manner

    "The student researched the history of that word"

    search, explore

  4. research, search, exploreverb

    inquire into

    "the students had to research the history of the Second World War for their history project"; "He searched for information on his relatives on the web"; "Scientists are exploring the nature of consciousness"

    seek, search, explore, look, look for

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  1. researchnoun

    investigation, inquiry, scrutiny, examination, exploration, study, careful search

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  1. Neurosurgeon Tetsuya Goto:

    If you asked the authorities, they wouldn't say they kept medical devices from reaching the market, but as far as academics and companies are concerned they stopped Japanese research cold.

  2. Selina Seah:

    We thought the aged patients would not take well to the robots, however, we discovered in our research that the elderly patients look at robots like life-sized toys. So they are brought back to their childhood and in fact, able to interact and respond better to therapy with robots than they do with a human.

  3. Riccardo Pozzobon:

    The existence of stable huge voids below the Moon subsurface, potentially accessible through skylights, could change the paradigm on how we approach planetary exploration in terms of mission design, planetary human outposts and scientific research, accessing these caves and( analyzing) this type of subsurface environment will present new technological challenges but also could provide unexpected scientific discoveries.

  4. Adam Moeser:

    It is possible that compounds that failed to make it to the market due to failure of efficacy in the preclinical animals research stages, could have been effective therapies in women, or vice versa.

  5. Peterson Lent:

    The research is really pretty clear that you should prioritize relatives for children when you can.

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