search

I
n.

1) to conduct, make a search

2) a careful, exhaustive, painstaking, thorough search

3) a fruitless search

4) a body; literature search

5) a search for (the search for truth)

6) in search of

7) (misc.) (legal) unwarranted search and seizure

II
v.

1) to search carefully, thoroughly

2) (D; intr.) to search for (to search for a lost child)

3) (d; intr.) to search through (she searched through her purse for the keys)

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[sɜːtʃ]
exhaustive
literature search
make a search
painstaking
thorough search
thoroughly
(misc.) (legal) unwarranted search and seizure
a body
a careful
a fruitless search
in search of
to conduct
to search carefully
(d; intr.) to search through (she searched through her purse for the keys)
a search for (the search for truth)
(D; intr.) to search for (to search for a lost child)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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