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Etymology

From Old French cerchier, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] circare.

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to search

Third person singular
search

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to search (third-person singular simple present search, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To look throughout (a place) for something. To try and find something.
    I searched the garden for the keys and found them in the vegetable patch.
  2. (intransitive) (followed by "for") To look thoroughly.
    The police are searching for evidence in his flat.

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Translations

Noun

Singular
search

Plural
es

search (es)
  1. An act of searching.
  2. (computing) An act of searching for information using a search engine or searching a database, form, table of values and or other applicable items.

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