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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Re-search  \Re-search"\  (r?-s?rch"),  v.  t.  [Pref.  re-  +  search.] 
  To  search  again  to  examine  anew. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Research  \Re*search"\  (r?-s?rch"),  n.  [Pref.  re-  +  search:  cf 
  OF  recerche,  F.  recherche.] 
  Diligent  inquiry  or  examination  in  seeking  facts  or 
  principles;  laborious  or  continued  search  after  truth;  as 
  researches  of  human  wisdom. 
 
  The  dearest  interests  of  parties  have  frequently  been 
  staked  on  the  results  of  the  researches  of  antiquaries. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  Syn:  Investigation;  examination;  inquiry;  scrutiny. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Research  \Re*search"\,  v.  t.  [Pref.  re-  +  search:  cf  OF 
  recerchier  F.  rechercher.] 
  To  search  or  examine  with  continued  care  to  seek  diligently. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  research 
  n  1:  systematic  investigation  to  establish  facts 
  2:  a  search  for  knowledge;  "their  pottery  deserves  more 
  research  than  it  has  received"  [syn:  {inquiry},  {enquiry}] 
  v  1:  attempt  to  find  out  "The  student  researched  the  history  of 
  that  word" 
  2:  inquire  into  [syn:  {search},  {explore}] 




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