Textual thesaurus for "search"

(noun) hunt, hunting

the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone

(noun) lookup

an operation that determines whether one or more of a set of items has a specified property

they wrote a program to do a table lookup

(verb) research, explore

inquire into

the students had to research the history of the Second World War for their history project; He searched for information on his relatives on the web; Scientists are exploring the nature of consciousness

(verb) look for, seek

try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of

The police are searching for clues; They are searching for the missing man in the entire county

(verb) look

search or seek

We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest; Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!