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Engelsk navneord: search

1. search (om handling) the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hunt, hunting

Mindre specifikke termeractivity

Mere specifikke termerexploration, forage, foraging, frisk, frisking, looking, looking for, manhunt, quest, ransacking, rummage, scouring, seeking, shakedown

2. search (om handling) an investigation seeking answers

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA thorough search of the ledgers revealed nothing.
The outcome justified the search.

Mindre specifikke termerinvestigating, investigation

3. search (om proces) an operation that determines whether one or more of a set of items has a specified property

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey wrote a program to do a table lookup.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)lookup

Mindre specifikke termeroperation

4. search (om erkendelse) the examination of alternative hypotheses

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis search for a move that would avoid checkmate was unsuccessful.

Mindre specifikke termerhigher cognitive process

Mere specifikke termerhunt, pursuance, pursuit, quest

5. search (om handling) boarding and inspecting a ship on the high seas

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningRight of search.

Mindre specifikke termerexamination, scrutiny

Engelsk udsagnsord: search

1. search (om relation) try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe police are searching for clues.
They are searching for the missing man in the entire county.

Eksempler på anvendelseThe banks search the check, Sam cannot search Sue , They search the water

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)look for, seek

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Mere specifikke termerangle, browse, browse, divine, drag, dredge, feel, finger, fish, fumble, gather, go after, grope, grub, hunt, leave no stone unturned, pursue, quest after, quest for, scour, seek out, shop, surf, want

2. search (om opfattelse) search or seek

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe looked all day and finally found the child in the forest.
Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!.

Eksempler på anvendelseThe men search the area for animals , The men search for animals in the area

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)look

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerexamine, see

Mere specifikke termercruise, horn in, hunt, intrude, nose, poke, prospect, pry

3. search (om erkendelse) inquire into

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)explore, research

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerinvestigate, look into

Mere specifikke termerbeat about, cast about, cast around, google, mapquest, prospect, re-explore

4. search (om relation) subject to a search

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe police searched the suspect.
We searched the whole house for the missing keys.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey want to search the prisoners

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerexamine, see

Mere specifikke termercomb, frisk, go, raid, ransack, rifle, rummage, scan, strip-search

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