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1. search

noun. ['ˈsɝːtʃ'] the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone.

Synonyms

  • foraging
  • looking for
  • seeking
  • frisking
  • exploration
  • rummage
  • ransacking
  • activity
  • hunt
  • forage
  • frisk
  • looking
  • quest
  • scouring
  • manhunt
  • hunting

Antonyms

  • profane
  • right angle
  • reentrant angle
  • oblique angle

Etymology

  • serchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sercher (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Search

  • perch
  • lurch
  • lerche
  • gertsch
  • durch
  • church
  • burtch
  • burch
  • birch
  • bertsche
  • bertsch
  • bertch

How do you pronounce search?

Pronounce search as sərʧ.

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How do you spell search? Is it serach ?

A common misspelling of search is serach

Sentences with search


1. Noun, singular or mass
Click Google from this list to add it to your list of search providers.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Now when you search, your history will not be saved and your old history will be deleted.

3. Verb, past tense
Let the computer search the Internet for a new driver.

Quotes about search


1. You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.
- Buddha

2. Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life's search for love and wisdom.
- Rumi

3. You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
- Albert Camus

2. strip-search

verb. search (someone) for weapons or drugs by having the person remove their clothes.

3. search

verb. ['ˈsɝːtʃ'] try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of.

Synonyms

  • pursue
  • divine
  • angle
  • gather
  • fumble
  • dredge
  • drag
  • leave no stone unturned
  • grub
  • seek
  • seek out
  • go after
  • feel
  • fish
  • quest for
  • surf
  • scour
  • want
  • quest after
  • look for
  • browse
  • hunt
  • finger
  • shop

Antonyms

  • inessential
  • have
  • fauna
  • boycott

Etymology

  • serchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sercher (Anglo-Norman)

4. search

verb. ['ˈsɝːtʃ'] search or seek.

Synonyms

  • horn in
  • examine
  • nose
  • prospect
  • see
  • poke
  • cruise
  • hunt
  • intrude
  • look

Antonyms

  • source
  • peristalsis
  • anastalsis
  • dormant

Etymology

  • serchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sercher (Anglo-Norman)

5. search

noun. ['ˈsɝːtʃ'] an investigation seeking answers.

Synonyms

  • investigation

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • layman

Etymology

  • serchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sercher (Anglo-Norman)

6. search

verb. ['ˈsɝːtʃ'] inquire into.

Synonyms

  • research
  • prospect
  • beat about
  • google
  • explore
  • look into
  • cast around
  • mapquest
  • cast about
  • investigate

Antonyms

  • incognizance
  • lose
  • despair
  • presence

Etymology

  • serchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sercher (Anglo-Norman)

7. search

verb. ['ˈsɝːtʃ'] subject to a search.

Synonyms

  • ransack
  • examine
  • raid
  • rummage
  • see
  • strip-search
  • frisk
  • go
  • comb
  • rifle

Antonyms

  • discontinuance
  • assembly
  • discontinuation
  • activation

Etymology

  • serchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sercher (Anglo-Norman)

8. search

noun. ['ˈsɝːtʃ'] boarding and inspecting a ship on the high seas.

Synonyms

  • examination

Antonyms

  • earthly
  • subhuman

Etymology

  • serchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sercher (Anglo-Norman)

9. search

noun. ['ˈsɝːtʃ'] the examination of alternative hypotheses.

Synonyms

  • pursuance
  • quest
  • hunt
  • pursuit

Antonyms

  • spread
  • diverge
  • decrease
  • succeed

Etymology

  • serchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sercher (Anglo-Norman)

10. search

noun. ['ˈsɝːtʃ'] an operation that determines whether one or more of a set of items has a specified property.

Synonyms

  • lookup

Antonyms

  • exhale
  • dissuade

Etymology

  • serchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sercher (Anglo-Norman)
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