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Synonyms for search

examine

Synonyms

inspect

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in search of

Synonyms

  • seeking
  • looking for
  • hunting for
  • in pursuit of
  • on the lookout for
  • chasing after
  • on the track of
  • making inquiries concerning

search for something or someone

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search me!

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  • I don't know
  • beats me
  • I've no idea
  • I haven't got a clue
  • how should I know?
  • I haven't got the faintest or foggiest idea

Synonyms for search

to try to find something

to examine the person or personal effects of in order to find something lost or concealed

a thorough search of a place or persons

an attempting to accomplish or attain

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the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone

an investigation seeking answers

an operation that determines whether one or more of a set of items has a specified property

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the examination of alternative hypotheses

boarding and inspecting a ship on the high seas

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References in classic literature ?
And to tell you the truth, sirs," continued the goatherd, "it was yesterday that we resolved, I and four of the lads, two of them our servants, and the other two friends of mine, to go in search of him until we find him, and when we do to take him, whether by force or of his own consent, to the town of Almodovar, which is eight leagues from this, and there strive to cure him (if indeed his malady admits of a cure), or learn when he is in his senses who he is, and if he has relatives to whom we may give notice of his misfortune.
I was pleased with thee who should have considered my Search and my Search alone.
The magistrate now considered it his duty to send a couple of constables to search the chamber of the accused in the house of his uncle.
An expression of puzzlement crossed his features as he bent to search for the wounds which had caused the death of the jungle lord.
As the party were putting in for the shore shortly after noon to search for food a slender, naked savage watched them for a moment from behind the dense screen of verdure which lined the river's bank, then he melted away up-stream before any of those in the canoe discovered him.
The city's every force seemed crippled, and it was then that The Warlord ordered the men that were about to set forth in search of Tara of Helium to devote their energies to the salvation of the city, for he too had witnessed the start of the Vanator and realized the futility of wasting men who were needed sorely if Lesser Helium was to be saved from utter destruction.
An edict was issued requiring the examination of every child in England, for on the left breast of the little Prince was a birthmark which closely resembled a lily, and when after a year no child was found bearing such a mark and no trace of De Vac uncovered, the search was carried into France, nor was it ever wholly relinquished at any time for more than twenty years.
For five days I rode back and forth across the southern end of the Galu country without seeing a human being; yet all the time I was working slowly toward the north, for I had determined to comb the territory thoroughly in search of Ajor; but on the fifth day as I emerged from a forest, I saw some distance ahead of me a single small figure pursued by many others.
The police examined the outhouse next, in search of circumstantial evidence against the missing man.
I did not ask that; it is his track only I am in search of, not the Lion himself.
It was a relief to me to be alone; it was a relief to me to begin the search.
But Delcarte's search was not without results, for above Snider's heart was a wound, a slit about an inch in length--such a slit as a sharp knife would make, and in the dead fingers of one hand was clutched a strand of long brown hair--Victory's hair was brown.
Never deny't, for I know you have it; and I'll search you.
But though in this particular, and perhaps in their success, the truth-finder and the gold-finder may very properly be compared together; yet in modesty, surely, there can be no comparison between the two; for who ever heard of a gold-finder that had the impudence or folly to assert, from the ill success of his search, that there was no such thing as gold in the world?
Thus do I love only my CHILDREN'S LAND, the undiscovered in the remotest sea: for it do I bid my sails search and search.