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Synonyms for search

examine

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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 ?
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.
In the meantime, I instituted a rigorous private search for the corpse of Mr.
Then the prince thought to himself, 'I cannot go home to my father without my brothers'; so he said, 'My dear friend, cannot you tell me where my two brothers are, who set out in search of the Water of Life before me, and never came back?
Now when the full year was come round, the third brother left the forest in which he had lain hid for fear of his father's anger, and set out in search of his betrothed bride.
He must believe that the boy's coming here -to his own Regiment - in search of his Red Bull is in the nature of a miracle.
I was pleased with thee who should have considered my Search and my Search alone.
We were now fairly well equipped for our search for a pass to the opposite side of the Mountains of the Clouds.
With our hut as a base we sallied forth in search of a pass across the range.
Never, from birth to death, are those great bellies sufficiently filled, so always are their mighty owners prowling about in search of meat.
Sheeta was not anywhere to be seen, nor did he return that night, so that Tarzan came to believe that he had wandered away in search of his own kind.
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.
It seemed that when the Lady Maud had not returned to the palace with Prince Richard at the proper time, the Queen had been notified and an immediate search had been instituted--a search which did not end for over twenty years; but the first fruits of it turned the hearts of the court to stone, for there beside the open postern gate lay the dead bodies of Lady Maud and a certain officer of the Guards, but nowhere was there a sign or trace of Prince Richard, second son of Henry III of England, and at that time the youngest prince of the realm.
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.
And certainly never did prisoner look with greater complacency at a search made in his cell than Cornelius.
That search for an aim had been simply a search for God, and suddenly in his captivity he had learned not by words or reasoning but by direct feeling what his nurse had told him long ago: that God is here and everywhere.