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Verb
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searched, past participle; searches, 3rd person singular present; searching, present participle; searched, past tense;
  1. Try to find something by looking or otherwise seeking carefully and thoroughly
    • - I searched among the rocks, but there was nothing
    • - Daniel is then able to search out the most advantageous mortgage
    • - Hugh will be searching for the truth
  2. Examine (a place, vehicle, or person) thoroughly in order to find something or someone
    • - she searched the house from top to bottom
    • - the guards searched him for weapons
  3. Look for information or an item of interest in (a computer network or database) by keying words or other characters into a search engine
    • - I must search the Internet for one of his pictures
Noun
  1. An act of searching for someone or something
    • - the police carried out a thorough search of the premises
    • - he plans to go to the Himalayas in search of a yeti
  2. An act of searching a computer database or network
    • - time-consuming searches of the Internet
  3. The systematic retrieval of information, or the facility for this

  4. An investigation of public records to find if a property is subject to any liabilities or encumbrances


  1. the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
  2. try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of; "The police are searching for clues"; "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county"
  3. an investigation seeking answers; "a thorough search of the ledgers revealed nothing"; "the outcome justified the search"
  4. search or seek; "We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest"; "Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!"
  5. an operation that determines whether one or more of a set of items has a specified property; "they wrote a program to do a table lookup"
  6. research: inquire into; "the 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"
  7. Search is a rock band in Malaysia. It was founded in 1981 by Yazit (drum), Hillary Ang (guitar), Nasir (bass fuitar) and Zainal(guitar, singer). The group went through many line-up changes in its career, but the songs and music remained strong and unique among Malaysian and Singaporean fans. ...
  8. Search and seizure is a legal procedure used in many civil law and common law legal systems whereby police or other authorities and their agents, who suspect that a crime has been committed, do a search of a person's property and confiscate any relevant evidence to the crime.
  9. Search is an American science fiction series that aired on Wednesday nights on NBC at 10 pm ET, from September 1972 to August 1973. It ran for 23 episodes, not including the two-hour pilot film originally titled Probe. ...
  10. The Search is a 1948 film directed by Fred Zinnemann which tells the story of a young Auschwitz survivor and his mother who search for each other across post-World War II Europe. It stars Montgomery Clift, Ivan Jandl, Jarmila Novotná and Aline MacMahon.
  11. The Search is a 2010 first digital Bengali film directed by Iftekhar Choudhury producer - M. A. Jalil Ananta Distributor - Monsoon Films Released on April 16, 2010. Bangladesh Worldwide Released June, 2010 Singapore, Malaysia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates. Later Italy and UK.
  12. The Search in an album by the band Son Volt. It was released March 6, 2007.
  13. An attempt to find something; The act of searching in general; To look in (a place) for something; To look thoroughly; To look for, seek; To probe or examine (a wound)
  14. Searches are requests for information from the Local Authority, the Land Charges Register and, if appropriate, the Land Registry. The Local Authority search nearly always takes longest.
  15. (Searches) There are various searches which are carried out in relation to the property. The main two are the Local authority searches and Land registry search. ...
  16. (Searches) These are checks carried out during the conveyancing process. These checks are made with local authorities and other official organisations to check planning proposals and other matters that may affect the value of the property and it's saleability in the future
  17. (Searches) A method of checking matters that may affect the property. The search ought to cover the property and not simply the surrounding area.
  18. (Searches) Research carried out, prior to the settlement of the property, to confirm information about the property. Searches are usually arranged by a solicitor.
  19. (Searches) These are requests to Local Councils and Government departments to see weather there is any money owing or any proposals over the property.
  20. (Searches) these are the checks or searches carried out by your solicitor when you are purchasing a new property, they will look out for anything that may affect your property. ...
  21. (Searches) The process of investigating any actual or planned adverse effects relating to a property.
  22. (Searches) These are enquires made by the house buyer's solicitor to the local council to investigate whether there are any planning permissions outstanding on or near the property, e.g. whether there are any planned roads to be built on or near the property. ...
  23. (Searches) Enquiries made with third parties relating to matters affecting the property, for example Local Authority, Water and Drainage and Environmental Searches.
  24. (Searches) When buying a property your conveyancing solicitor is required to carry out a number of searches on the property. ...
  25. (Searches) A term used to denote the physical and written procedure for determining any adverse effects in/on a particular property, whether already in effect or planned to take place.