Definitions of search:
- noun: an investigation seeking answers
Example: "A thorough search of the ledgers revealed nothing"
- noun: boarding and inspecting a ship on the high seas
Example: "Right of search"
- noun: the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
- noun: the examination of alternative hypotheses
Example: "His search for a move that would avoid checkmate was unsuccessful"
- noun: an operation that determines whether one or more of a set of items has a specified property
- verb: search or seek
- verb: try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
Example: "The police are searching for clues"
- verb: subject to a search
Example: "The police searched the suspect"
- verb: inquire into
- name: A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #45504)
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