Definition for SEARCH

SEARCH, n. [serch.]

  1. A seeking or looking for something that is lost, or the place of which is unknown; with for or after; as, a search for lost money; a search for mines of gold and silver; a search after happiness or knowledge.
  2. Inquiry; a seeking. He spent his life in search of truth.
  3. Quest; pursuit for finding. Nor did my search of liberty begin / Till my black hairs were chang'd upon my chin. – Dryden.

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