search, hunt, hunting(noun)
the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
an investigation seeking answers
"a thorough search of the ledgers revealed nothing"; "the outcome justified the search"
an operation that determines whether one or more of a set of items has a specified property
"they wrote a program to do a table lookup"
the examination of alternative hypotheses
"his search for a move that would avoid checkmate was unsuccessful"
boarding and inspecting a ship on the high seas
"right of search"
search, seek, look for(verb)
try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
"The police are searching for clues"; "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county"
search or seek
"We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest"; "Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!"
research, search, explore(verb)
"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"
subject to a search
"The police searched the suspect"; "We searched the whole house for the missing keys"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
A hunt may be either the act of pursuing or the act of seeking, or a combination of the two. A chase or pursuit is after that which is fleeing or departing; a search is for that which is hidden; a hunt may be for that which is either hidden or fleeing; a search is a minute and careful seeking, and is especially applied to a locality; we make a search of or through a house, for an object, in which connection it would be colloquial to say a hunt. Hunt never quite loses its association with field-sports, where it includes both search and chase; the search till the game is hunted out, and the chase till it is hunted down. Figuratively, we speak of literary pursuits, or of the pursuit of knowledge; a search for reasons; the chase of fame or honor; hunt, in figurative use, inclines to the unfavorable sense of inquisition, but with more of dash and aggressiveness; as, a hunt for heresy.
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How to use search in a sentence?
The FBI didn't have enough for a search warrant, so that was that.
For over seven years we continued to search for data conclusively identifying element 113, but we just never saw another event. I was not prepared to give up, however, as I believed that one day, if we persevered, luck would fall upon us again, now that we have conclusively demonstrated the existence of element 113, we plan to look to the uncharted territory of element 119 and beyond.
To be honest, as a dad, it's tough trying to explain this to my kids. How do you explain dead whales washing up on beaches around the world, their stomachs jam-packed with plastic bags? as parents we're at a point when we take our kids to the beach and we have to search out a patch of sand that isn't littered with straws, Styrofoam or bottles. That's a problem, one that we have to do something about.
He had crossed over a metal railing to get closer to the cliff edge where he lost his footing and fell in, park officials immediately launched a search and rescue operation with the Hawaii County Fire Department and around 9 p.m. local time search and rescue located the man. He was seriously injured, perched on a narrow ledge 70 feet from the cliff edge.
I ’m here to guarantee you that we will carry on with the search, especially now that we have the support of all the international community.
Translations for search
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- soek, soektog, soektogteAfrikaans
- طَلَب, دور, بحثArabic
- axtarmaq, aramaqAzerbaijani
- пошук, шукацьBelarusian
- buscar, cercarCatalan, Valencian
- hledat, hledáníCzech
- søge, ledeDanish
- absuchen, durchsuchen, Suche, suchenGerman
- ψάχνω, αναζητώ, ερευνώ, αναζήτησηGreek
- serĉi, serĉoEsperanto
- buscar, búsqueda, sondear buscandoSpanish
- bilatu, xerkatuBasque
- جستجو کردنPersian
- etsintä, tutkia, etsiäFinnish
- chercher, fouiller, rechercheFrench
- cuardach, cuardaighIrish
- lorg, iarr, sireadh, sirScottish Gaelic
- ढूँढ़ना, खोजना, ढूँढना, खोजHindi
- nyomoz, keresHungarian
- փնտրել, որոնել, ման գալArmenian
- leit, leitaIcelandic
- buscare, cercare, ricercaItalian
- 捜す, 探す, 検索, 捜索Japanese
- іздеу, жоқтауKazakh
- រក, ស្វែងរក, រកមើលKhmer
- quaerō, sciscoLatin
- SichLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- paieška, ieškotiLithuanian
- rapu, pōrangi, kimi, kimikimi, kimihanga, ngaropokoMāori
- трага, бараMacedonian
- lete, søkeNorwegian
- zoeken, afzoeken, doorzoekenDutch
- lete, SøkeNorwegian
- przeszukiwanie, poszukiwanie, szukaćPolish
- buscar, busca, procurarPortuguese
- поиск, искать, разыскивать, обыск, розыск, разыскатьRussian
- trážiti, тра́житиSerbo-Croatian
- hľadanie, hľadaťSlovak
- iskati, iskanjeSlovene
- sökning, genomsöka, söka, leta, sökandeSwedish
- ҷустуҷӯ карданTajik
- ค้นหา, มองหาThai
- шукати, пошукUkrainian
- qidirmoq, axtarmoqUzbek
- tìm, tìm kiếmVietnamese
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