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1 search /ˈsɚtʃ/ noun
plural searches
1 search
/ˈsɚtʃ/
noun
plural searches
Learner's definition of SEARCH
: an attempt to find someone or something : the act or process of looking for someone or something
[count]
often + for
[noncount]
see also strip search
[count] : an attempt to find information in a database, network, Web site, etc., by using a computer program
2 search /ˈsɚtʃ/ verb
searches; searched; searching
2 search
/ˈsɚtʃ/
verb
searches; searched; searching
Learner's definition of SEARCH
[no object] : to carefully look for someone or something : to try to find someone or something
often + for often used figuratively
[+ object] : to carefully look for someone or something in (something) often + for
[+ object] : to carefully look through the clothing of (someone) for something that may be hidden
: to use a computer to find information in (a database, network, Web site, etc.)
[+ object]
often + for
[no object]
[+ object] : to look carefully at (something) in order to get information about it

search me

informal
used in speech to say that you do not know the answer to a question

search out

[phrasal verb]
search (someone or something) out or search out (someone or something)
: to find (someone or something) by carefully looking

— searcher

noun, plural searchers [count]
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