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Synonyms for research
rɪˈsɜrtʃ, ˈri sɜrtʃre·search

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Wiktionary2.0 / 7 votes

  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 WordNet1.8 / 5 votes

  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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Dictionary of English Synonymes3.0 / 2 votes

  1. researchnoun

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

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  1. Li Zhang:

    It's important that we recognize the current limitations on nano-robots, but I hope that more people can pay more attention to nano-robot research... it's very exciting.

  2. Marcy Keckler:

    While millennials may have a tendency to be more impulsive about certain decisions, recent research leads me to believe that the majority are really trying to learn from what their parents went through and are using that knowledge to make informed financial choices.

  3. Jenny Radesky:

    Aspects of our personality and neurodiversity are extremely personal and can be exploited, and therefore medical and research institutions have rigorous safeguards to keep this information private, as our country heads into a year of online learning, it's crucial that we know that children's educational data are not merged with marketing datasets that can then exploit these fundamentally private things about The Children.

  4. John Kennedy:

    I prepare a long time for a Supreme Court hearing, and I've got a file this thick on, mostly handwritten notes, and I need plenty of time to prepare. I need time to research background. I need time to research cases.

  5. President Trump:

    If I thought there was something wrong, I'd go maybe to The FBI -- if I thought there was something wrong, but when somebody comes up with oppo research, right, they come up with oppo research,' oh let's call The FBI.' The FBI doesn't have enough agents to take care of The FBI.

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