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EN[sɜːt͡ʃ] [sɝt͡ʃ] [-ɜː(ɹ)tʃ]
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    Definition of search in English Dictionary

  • NounPLsearchesSUF-arch
    1. An attempt to find something.
      1. The act of searching in general.
        1. Where we once sent love letters in a sealed envelope, or stuck photographs of our children in a family album, now such private material is despatched to servers and clouds operated by people we don't know and will never meet. Perhaps we assume that our name, address and search preferences will be viewed by some unseen pair of corporate eyes, probably not human, and don't mind that much.
    2. VerbSGsearchesPRsearchingPT, PPsearched
      1. VT To look in (a place) for something.
        1. I searched the garden for the keys and found them in the vegetable patch. ‎
      2. VI (followed by "for") To look thoroughly.
        1. The police are searching for evidence in his flat. ‎
      3. VT (now rare) To look for, seek.
        1. VT OBS To probe or examine (a wound).
          1. OBS To examine; to try; to put to the test.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • Your Web site's listing in the search engine won't be updated until we get around to recrawling your pages.
              • Data were searched with and without the MS2 processor node which deisotopes the MS2 spectra to the +1 charge state prior to searching.
              • [ … ] grouped by subtheme, they are easier to skim than the 12 sites that fill the entire first page of Google’s search results.
            2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • Data were searched with and without the MS2 processor node which deisotopes the MS2 spectra to the +1 charge state prior to searching.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Nouns
              • Countable nouns
              • Verbs
                • Intransitive verbs
                  • Transitive verbs
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                Grammatically, this word "search" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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