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Verb
(followed by for) To look for or seek
“Jared jumped into the water to search for untold treasures.”
Verb
(followed by for) To attempt or try
“The knights of the round table set out to search for the Holy Grail.”
Verb
(in a place) To look thoroughly for something
“The police have a warrant to search the suspect's home for incriminating evidence.”
Verb
(a person) To inspect or examine
“Before he was let through, the customs officer halted his movements to search him for anything suspicious.”
Noun
(someone or something) The act of trying to find or looking for
“A search was immediately underway for the star witness who had failed to turn up.”
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