Part of speech:
Ransack is defined as to search through carefully and completely, or search for something to steal.
To get free from a tangle
To separate the fibers of; card or comb (flax, wool, etc.)
To search for and remove electronic eavesdropping devices.
In a smooth manner
1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.4:
To search as if with a rake
To search; investigate
To prepare, as for a specific position or purpose:
To prepare (tanned hides) for use, as by soaking or coloring.
In a clean or nonpolluting manner:
To use a brush on; clean, polish, paint, smooth, etc. with a brush
To free from confusion; clear up; put in order
To search through or over thoroughly:
To use a pick
To remove from a mixture or combination; isolate.
Straighten is to make something orderly or unwavy.
(Intransitive) To use a rasp.
The definition of arrange is to put things in a certain order, form or design.
(Computing) To extract data by automated means from a format not intended to be machine-readable, such as a screenshot or a formatted web page.
To prepare for use; to fit for any use; to render suitable for an intended purpose; to get ready.
(Intransitive) To hastily search for something in a confined space and among many items by carelessly turning things over or pushing things aside.
The definition of investigate is to look into something or someone in order to try to discover the truth or to piece together a sequence of events.
Find another word for combing. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for combing, like: comb, ransacking, disentangling, teasing, sweeping, smoothing, searching, raking, probing, grooming and currying.