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Verb
(followed by for) To look for or seek
“Jared jumped into the water to search for untold treasures.”
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(followed by for) To attempt or try
“The Knights of the Round Table would set out to search for the Holy Grail.”
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(in a place) To look thoroughly for something
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“The police have a warrant to search the suspect's home for incriminating evidence.”
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(a person) To inspect or examine
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“Before he was let through, the customs officer halted his movements to search him for anything suspicious.”
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To grope or feel about for something with one's hands
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To google something
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To forcefully search the premises of
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To think about or explore in detail
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Carry out a sudden attack, especially in order to make a capture or arrest
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Touch roughly
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To aimlessly move or drift from place to place
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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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Critical observation or examination
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A formal question submitted to opposing party to answer, generally governed by court rule
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A furtive investigation
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A raid or search conducted on a premise, typically due to illegal activity
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The act of searching through something
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A trip into any undeveloped area to see, photograph or hunt wild animals in their own environment
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