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Verb
To search unsystematically and untidily through something
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“I'd rummage through the drawers for parts of watches and chains to create my own jewelry.”
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To discover or find through searching or studying
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“We all went out to search and managed to rummage a little wood for a makeshift platform.”
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To disorder or disarrange something by searching through it
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“As his friend was busy in the kitchenette, he began to rummage the pile of books to read the titles.”
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To search determinedly for someone or something
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To grope or feel about for something with one's hands
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To put into a new position
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A thorough search, usually resulting in disorder
“A rummage through the panniers produced a tin of steak and onions.”
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A disorganized assortment of things
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“There was a rummage of stationery and pocket diaries from previous years in another drawer.”
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Refuse or waste material
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A part or quantity that is left after the greater part has been used, removed, or destroyed
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