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Synonyms and Antonyms of search

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synonym (synonym of search)

  • (noun.act)
    the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.process)
    an operation that determines whether one or more of a set of items has a specified property (noun.process)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    search or seek (verb.perception)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    inquire into (verb.cognition)
     

hypernym (search IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • an investigation seeking answers (noun.act)
    the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically (noun.act)
     
  • an operation that determines whether one or more of a set of items has a specified property (noun.process)
    (computer science) data processing in which the result is completely specified by a rule (especially the processing that results from a single instruc more.. (noun.process)
     
  • boarding and inspecting a ship on the high seas (noun.act)
    the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes) (noun.act)
     
  • inquire into (verb.cognition)
    investigate scientifically (verb.communication)
     
  • subject to a search (verb.contact)
    observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect (verb.perception)
     
  • the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone (noun.act)
    any specific behavior (noun.act)
     
  • the examination of alternative hypotheses (noun.cognition)
    cognitive processes that presuppose the availability of knowledge and put it to use (noun.cognition)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF search relation)

  • inquire into (verb.cognition)
    explore for useful or valuable things or substances, such as minerals (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    search the internet (for information) using the Google search engine (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    search for a location and directions by means of the MapQuest program (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    explore anew (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    search anxiously (verb.cognition)
     
  • search or seek (verb.perception)
    look for a sexual partner in a public place (verb.perception)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    search or inquire in a meddlesome way (verb.perception)
     
  • subject to a search (verb.contact)
    search for something needed or desired (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    search as for concealed weapons by running the hands rapidly over the clothing and through the pockets (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    search (someone) for weapons or drugs by having the person remove their clothes (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    make a wide, sweeping search of (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    search haphazardly (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    search thoroughly (verb.contact)
     
  • the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone (noun.act)
    a careful systematic search (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of searching for food and provisions (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of searching visually (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    an organized search (by police) for a person (charged with a crime) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of searching for something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a thorough search for something (often causing disorder or confusion) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    moving over territory to search for something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a very thorough search of a person or a place (noun.act)
     
  • the examination of alternative hypotheses (noun.cognition)
    an instance of searching for something (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria (noun.cognition)
     
  • try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of (verb.contact)
    search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    search for on the computer (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    feel about uncertainly or blindly (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    search by divining, as if with a rod (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    look around casually and randomly, without seeking anything in particular (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    search thoroughly and exhaustively (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    look for (food) in nature (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    hunt or look for; want for a particular reason (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    examine minutely (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    look for a specific person or thing (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    go in search of or hunt for (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    seek indirectly (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    search about busily (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    grope or feel in search of something (verb.perception)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    shop around; not necessarily buying (verb.possession)
     

derivation (.... is derived from search)

  • an investigation seeking answers (noun.act)
    inquire into (verb.cognition)
     
  • boarding and inspecting a ship on the high seas (noun.act)
    subject to a search (verb.contact)
     
  • inquire into (verb.cognition)
    systematic investigation to establish facts (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    a systematic consideration (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    a search for knowledge (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a scientist who devotes himself to doing research (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone making a search or inquiry (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    serving in or intended for exploration or discovery (adj.all)
     
  • the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone (noun.act)
    try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    seek, search for (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    search or seek (verb.perception)
     
  • try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of (verb.contact)
    the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of searching for something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a customs official whose job is to search baggage or goods or vehicles for contraband or dutiable items (noun.person)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation hunt hunting lookup look for look explore investigating investigation examination scrutiny activity higher cognitive process exploration forage frisk frisking looking looking for explore research look for hunt look

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