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to make a thorough search of

Synonyms for rummage

a jumble of things to be given away

a thorough search for something (often causing disorder or confusion)

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search haphazardly

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In the cupboard were a few bottles, some apparently of medicine; a great many bills and other papers, which I should willingly enough have rummaged, had I had the time; and a few necessaries that were nothing to my purpose.
The attorney rummaged amongst the papers on his desk for a time.
He rummaged the drawers of Esther with no delicate hands, scattered the rustic finery of her girls on the ground, without the least deference to its quality or elegance, and tossed her pots and kettles here and there, as though they had been vessels of wood instead of iron.
But preparing the twelfth time to go on board, I found the wind began to rise: however, at low water I went on board, and though I thought I had rummaged the cabin so effectually that nothing more could be found, yet I discovered a locker with drawers in it, in one of which I found two or three razors, and one pair of large scissors, with some ten or a dozen of good knives and forks: in another I found about thirty-six pounds value in money - some European coin, some Brazil, some pieces of eight, some gold, and some silver.
He rummaged under his pillow and picked out amongst the linen stuffed away under it, a worn out, old unwashed shirt.
Mohamed Awwad, coordinator of the Popular Committee Against the Wall and Settlements said that IOF rummaged Sabarneh's home, broke the main door, damaged the kitchen completely and destroyed other materials in the home.
Israeli forces raided Halhoul town, North of al-Khalil, and arrested brothers Muhannad, 21, and Adnan, 18, and the young man Morshed Mansour, 20, after having attacked their homes and rummaged through them, PIC reported.
WORCESTER - A city man allegedly broke into Our Lady of the Angels rectory on Main Street after midnight yesterday, rummaged through several rooms, then fled with several gift cards after he was confronted.
The intruders rummaged through five classrooms, a teachers preparation room and the school office, taking a video camera and a small amount of cash, including $15 in student council funds and $6 deposited by students for a ``banking'' lesson, Principal Peggy O'Brien said Thursday.
95), taken from the pages of the Arcata Eye, adds an extra dose of insight to reports: "Imagine the creep-out factor: a resident of the 1600 block of 11th Street went out to her car and found the door opened and the inside rummaged through.
A BINMAN rummaged through a lorryload of rubbish to find pounds 1,000 a woman had accidentally thrown away.
Complicating this struggle--which, after all, might also be considered characteristic of the viewing of classical sculpture--is the object's state of having been disassembled, rummaged through, emptied.
We rummaged in the basement, we rummaged in the attic, we got people to give us newspapers; Tumosa says.
Wife Joan rummaged about in her purse at the Cancer Research do in London and handed him a fiver.
Given the clients' desire for privacy on a site open to intrusion on all sides and the need to admit the views and Californian light, Ehrlich rummaged through the Classical canon.