Definition of SEARCHING


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of; "The police are searching for clues"; "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county" ;

  • 2. (

    ) search or seek; "We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest"; "Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!" ;

  • 3. (

    ) inquire into; "the students had to research the history of the Second World War for their history project"; "He searched for information on his relatives on the web"; "Scientists are exploring the nature of consciousness" ;

  • 4. (

    ) subject to a search; "The police searched the suspect"; "We searched the whole house for the missing keys" ;

Adjective : SEARCHING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) having keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought, expression, or intellect; "searching insights"; "trenchant criticism" ;

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