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  • 1 search — consists of looking for or seeking out that which is otherwise concealed from view. People v. Carlson, Colo., 677 P.2d 310, 316. An examination of a person s house or other buildings or premises, or of his person, or of his vehicle, aircraft, etc …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 2 search — I verb chase after, closely examine, comb, delve, examine, examine by inspection, explore, ferret, follow the trail of, go through, hunt, indagate, inquire into, inspect, investigate, look into, look over, look through, probe, pry into, pursue,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 Search.ch — is a search engine and web portal for Switzerland. It was founded in 1995 by Rudolf Räber and Bernhard Seefeld as a regional search engine. In the following years many other services were added, such as a phonebook in 1999, a free SMS service in… …

    Wikipedia

  • 4 Search — Search  многозначный термин. Содержание 1 Значения 2 Акронимы 3 The Search 4 См. также …

    Википедия

  • 5 Search — Search, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Searched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Searching}.] [OE. serchen, cerchen, OF. cerchier, F. chercher, L. circare to go about, fr. L. circum, circa, around. See {Circle}.] 1. To look over or through, for the purpose of finding… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Search — Search, n. [Cf. OF. cerche. See {Search}, v. t.] The act of seeking or looking for something; quest; inquiry; pursuit for finding something; examination. [1913 Webster] Thus the orb he roamed With narrow search, and with inspection deep… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 search — [sʉrch] vt. [ME searchen < OFr cercher < LL circare, to go round, go about, explore < circus, a ring: see CIRCUS] 1. to go over or look through for the purpose of finding something; explore; rummage; examine [to search a house for a lost …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Search — [sə:tʃ], das; s [engl. search = das Suchen, zu: to search = suchen, über afrz. cerchier (= frz. chercher) aus spätlat. circare = prüfend umhergehen] (Jargon): Suche nach Informationen (z. B. im Internet). * * * Search   [engl.], suchen …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 9 Search — Search, v. i. To seek; to look for something; to make inquiry, exploration, or examination; to hunt. [1913 Webster] Once more search with me. Shak. [1913 Webster] It sufficeth that they have once with care sifted the matter, and searched into all …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Search — [sə:tʃ] das; s <aus engl. search »das Suchen« zu engl. to search »suchen«, dies über mittelfr. cerchier (fr. chercher) aus spätlat. circare »prüfend umhergehen«> das Suchen nach Informationen im ↑Internet (EDV) …

    Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • 11 search — ► VERB 1) try to find something by looking or otherwise seeking carefully and thoroughly. 2) examine (a place, vehicle, or person) thoroughly in order to find something or someone. 3) (searching) investigating very deeply: searching questions. ►… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 search — [n] seeking to find something chase, examination, exploration, fishing expedition*, frisking*, going over*, hunt, inquest, inquiry, inspection, investigation, legwork*, perquisition, pursual, pursuance, pursuing, pursuit, quest, research, rummage …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 search me! — ► search me! informal I do not know. Main Entry: ↑search …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 Search — (spr. Sertsch), Edward, britischer Philosoph des 18. Jahrh., Lockes Nachfolger hinsichtlich der Methode u. Richtung in philosophischen Forschungen. Seine Moral ist in der Hauptsache die Rücksicht auf den eigenen Vortheil. Er schr.: The light of… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 15 search — vb *seek, scour, hunt, comb, ransack, rummage, ferret out Analogous words: investigate (see corresponding noun at INQUIRY): inspect, examine, *scrutinize: penetrate, pierce, probe (see ENTER) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 16 search — ▪ I. search search 1 [sɜːtʆ ǁ sɜːrtʆ] noun 1. [countable] an attempt to find someone or something, usually one that takes a lot of time: search for • Their offer ended a five month search for a buyer for the company. • Graduates in debt simply… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 17 search — search1 W2S3 [sə:tʃ US sə:rtʃ] n 1.) [C usually singular] an attempt to find someone or something search for ▪ Bad weather is hampering the search for survivors. search of ▪ a search of the area ▪ The police have already carried out a search . ▪… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 search — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 an attempt to find sb/sth ADJECTIVE ▪ exhaustive, extensive, painstaking, systematic, thorough ▪ major, massive, nationwide …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 19 search */*/*/ — I UK [sɜː(r)tʃ] / US [sɜrtʃ] noun Word forms search : singular search plural searches 1) a) [countable] an attempt to find something Despite a thorough search, they found no drugs on him. search for: The authorities carried out several air… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 search — search1 [ sɜrtʃ ] noun count *** 1. ) an attempt to find something: Despite a thorough search, they found no drugs on him. search for: The authorities carried out several air searches for survivors of the crash. search of: The police have… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English