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To determine the qualifications, aptitude, or skills of by means of questions or exercises:
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  1. To determine the qualifications, aptitude, or skills of by means of questions or exercises:
  2. To study or analyze:
  3. To look at or into critically or methodically in order to find out the facts, condition, etc. of; investigate; inspect; scrutinize; inquire into
A crude, makeshift bed, as a pallet of straw
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  1. A crude, makeshift bed, as a pallet of straw
  2. A test or period of appraisal followed by adjustments to improve efficiency or functioning.
  3. A thorough search of a person or place
An occupation, career, interest, etc. to which one devotes time and energy
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  1. An occupation, career, interest, etc. to which one devotes time and energy
  2. The act of striving to gain or accomplish something:
  3. The act of pursuing.
The act or an instance of exploring:
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  1. The act or an instance of exploring:
  2. An exploring or being explored
Any journey or undertaking in pursuit of a typically lofty or noble goal
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  1. Any journey or undertaking in pursuit of a typically lofty or noble goal
  2. An expedition undertaken in medieval romance by a knight in order to perform a prescribed feat:
  3. The act or an instance of seeking or pursuing something; a search.
(Uncountable) Diligent inquiry or examination to seek or revise facts, principles, theories, applications, etc.; laborious or continued search after truth.
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  1. (Uncountable) Diligent inquiry or examination to seek or revise facts, principles, theories, applications, etc.; laborious or continued search after truth.
  2. Careful, systematic, patient study and investigation in some field of knowledge, undertaken to discover or establish facts or principles
  3. (Countable) A particular instance or piece of research.
To look into closely; examine carefully; investigate
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  1. To look into closely; examine carefully; investigate
  2. To search into or travel in for the purpose of discovery:
  3. To travel in (a region previously unknown or little known) in order to learn about its natural features, inhabitants, etc.
To discover by searching thoroughly.
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  1. To discover by searching thoroughly.
  2. To search something thoroughly and with disregard for the way in which things were arranged.
  3. (Intransitive) To hastily search for something in a confined space and among many items by carelessly turning things over or pushing things aside.
To roll over; break
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  1. To roll over; break
  2. To move through or pass across with a raking action:
  3. To search thoroughly; look through:
(Archaic) To examine carefully; to investigate.
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  1. (Archaic) To examine carefully; to investigate.
  2. To make a vigorous and thorough search of (a place, person) with a view to stealing something, especially when leaving behind a state of disarray.
  3. To loot or pillage. See also sack.
(Idiomatic) To hunt for or locate; to search for; to find.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To hunt for or locate; to search for; to find.
(Literally) To travel from one end of something to the other.
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  1. (Literally) To travel from one end of something to the other.
  2. To examine or scrutinize (a number or series of things), especially in a regular order.
  3. To undergo, suffer, experience.
To audit accounts etc in order to verify them.
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  1. To audit accounts etc in order to verify them.
  2. To examine something with great care.
  3. To look at very carefully; examine closely; inspect minutely
To make use of (hounds, for example) in pursuing game.
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  1. To make use of (hounds, for example) in pursuing game.
  2. To search eagerly or carefully for; try to find
  3. To go out to kill or catch (game) for food or sport
To express by one's looks, or appearance
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  1. To express by one's looks, or appearance
  2. To have an appearance of conformity with:
  3. To seem or appear to be:
To follow the track of game, or to bay in pursuit of game, as hounds do
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  1. To follow the track of game, or to bay in pursuit of game, as hounds do
  2. To go in search
  3. To search for something:
To try to locate or discover; search for:
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  1. To try to locate or discover; search for:
  2. To try to find; search for; look for
  3. To look for someone or something
To dance or move about in a playful, lively manner; frolic
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  1. To dance or move about in a playful, lively manner; frolic
  2. To move about briskly and playfully; frolic.
  3. To search (a person) for something concealed, especially a weapon, by passing the hands quickly over clothes or through pockets.
To examine or review (troops, etc.) officially
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  1. To examine or review (troops, etc.) officially
  2. To look at carefully; examine critically, esp. in order to detect flaws or errors
  3. To examine carefully and critically, especially for flaws.
  1. To search exhaustively.
  2. (By extension) To get money from someone using threats.
  3. To subject something to a shakedown test.
An energetic, playful movement; a gambol.
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  1. An energetic, playful movement; a gambol.
  2. To search another for a weapon or contraband.
  3. The search of another for a weapon or contraband. See also search.
In medieval romance, a chivalric journey undertaken by a knight in order to procure or achieve a particular object or end
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  1. In medieval romance, a chivalric journey undertaken by a knight in order to procure or achieve a particular object or end
  2. Any journey or undertaking in pursuit of a typically lofty or noble goal
  3. A seeking; hunt; pursuit
Find another word for search. In this page you can discover 38 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for search, like: examine, hunt, shakedown, pursuit, seek, exploration, quest, research, explore, rummage and comb.