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To search for something, typically information
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“He was an untiring reporter, reaching everywhere to ferret out some news.”
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To discover something (after searching)
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“We sent award-winning investigative journalist Gregory Smith to ferret out the answers.”
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To reveal or bring something to light
“Media organizations, having decided that Levy's disappearance is a major story, should explore every lead to ferret out the truth.”
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To drive out something or someone from a place of hiding
“The solution is to ferret out the criminals from their hideouts.”
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To reveal or disclose
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To understand by thinking carefully about
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(explore for) To search for something
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To subject (granular material, especially food grain) to a current of air separating heavier and lighter components, as grain from chaff
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To reach inside a receptacle and search for something
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To search for something
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To investigate or snoop around in someone else's business
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