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1    cast around, check, comb, examine, explore, ferret, forage, frisk     (informal)   go over with a fine-tooth comb, inquire, inspect, investigate, leave no stone unturned, look, look high and low, probe, pry, ransack, rifle through, rummage through, scour, scrutinize, seek, sift, turn inside out, turn upside down  
2    examination, exploration, going-over     (informal)   hunt, inquiry, inspection, investigation, pursuit, quest, researches, rummage, scrutiny  
3    in search of      hunting for, in need of, in pursuit of, looking for, making enquiries concerning, on the lookout for, on the track of, seeking  
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  ( searches    plural & 3rd person present)   ( searching    present participle)   ( searched    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you searchfor something or someone, you look carefully for them.  
The Turkish security forces have started searching for the missing men...      V for n  
Nonetheless there are signs that both sides may be searching for a compromise.      V for n  
2       verb   If you search a place, you look carefully for something or someone there.  
Armed troops searched the hospital yesterday...      V n  
She searched her desk for the necessary information...      V n for n  
Relief workers are still searching through collapsed buildings looking for victims.      V prep  
3       n-count   A search is an attempt to find something or someone by looking for them carefully.  
oft N for n  
There was no chance of him being found alive and the search was abandoned..., Egypt has said there is no time to lose in the search for a Middle East settlement.     
4       verb   If a police officer or someone else in authority searches you, they look carefully to see whether you have something hidden on you.  
The man took her suitcase from her and then searched her...      V n  
His first task was to search them for weapons.      V n for n  
5       verb   If you searchfor information on a computer, you give the computer an instruction to find that information.     (COMPUTING)  
You can use a directory service to search for people on the Internet.      V for n  
      Search is also a noun., n-count  
He was doing a computer search of local news articles.     
7    If you go in search of something or someone, you try to find them.  
in search of      phrase   PHR after v, PHR n  
Miserable, and unexpectedly lonely, she went in search of Jean-Paul..., The law already denies entry to people in search of better economic opportunities.     
8    You say `search me' when someone asks you a question and you want to emphasize that you do not know the answer.  
search me      convention  
search out      phrasal verb   If you search something out, you keep looking for it until you find it.   (=seek out)  
Traditional Spanish food is delicious and its specialities are worth searching out...      V P n (not pron)  
Many people want jobs. They try to search them out every day.      V n P  

body search        ( body searches    plural & 3rd person present)   ( body searching    present participle)   ( body searched    past tense  ) , body-search   If a person is body searched, someone such as a police officer searches them while they remain clothed. Compare strip-search.      verb  
Foreign journalists were body-searched by airport police.      be V-ed, Also V n  
      Body search is also a noun., n-count  
Fans may undergo body searches by security guards.     
fingertip search        ( fingertip searches    plural  ) When the police carry out a fingertip search of a place, they examine it for evidence in a very detailed way.      n-count   oft N of n  
Officers continued a fingertip search of the area yesterday.     
search engine        ( search engines    plural  ) A search engine is a computer program that searches for documents containing a particular word or words on the Internet.     (COMPUTING)      n-count  
search party        ( search parties    plural  ) A search party is an organized group of people who are searching for someone who is missing.      n-count  
search warrant        ( search warrants    plural  ) A search warrant is a special document that gives the police permission to search a house or other building.      n-count  
Officers armed with a search warrant entered the flat.     
strip-search        ( strip-searches    plural & 3rd person present)   ( strip-searching    present participle)   ( strip-searched    past tense & past participle  ) , strip search   If a person is strip-searched, someone such as a police officer makes them take off all their clothes and searches them, usually to see if they are carrying drugs or weapons. Compare body search.      verb   usu passive  
All 23 of them were strip-searched for drugs.      be V-ed for n, Also be V-ed  

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sear, searching, sea, starchy

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search for (food)
Search for information about something or someone on the Internet using the search engine Google
From Google, the proprietary name of the search engine. Ex: He googled his old college girlfriend recently, but the search turned up nothing.
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
set of words and word groups together with their definition, translation, grammar category or usage examples, and which can be searched through an index or a search engine
a portmanteau of 'employer' and 'voyeurism'. signifies the act of searching for an employer or the practice of an employer when looking to fill positions. The term places an emphasis on the secretive connotation of the word 'voyeur', denoting a clandestine and thus superior form of employment search
[Tech.] Ex.: Employerism is what one must engage in, if one wishes to embark upon a more productive job hunt!
Cyber investigation is electronic method conducted through electronic system to search and discover the online facts or information.
[Tech.];[Leg.] Cyber investigation is electronic method conducted through electronic system to search the online facts
a career advancement website based in Palo Alto, California, specializing in Job Search / Job Hunt.
[Comp.] "I found my job at employerism.com"
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