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Arriving at after searching, study, or effort
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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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to search determinedly for someone or something
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Present participle for to grope or feel about for something with one's hands
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Present participle for to put into a new position
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Trying to track down
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A search or attempt to find something
“She opened the medicine cabinet and began rummaging through the accumulation of pill bottles.”
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