Definitions for: Research

[n] systematic investigation to establish facts
[n] a search for knowledge; "their pottery deserves more research than it has received"
[v] inquire into
[v] attempt to find out; "The student researched the history of that word"

Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

Syn: Investigation; examination; inquiry; scrutiny.

Re*search", v. t. [Pref. re- + search: cf. OF.
recerchier, F. rechercher.]
To search or examine with continued care; to seek diligently.

Synonyms: enquiry, explore, inquiry, search

See Also: beat about, canvass, cast about, cast around, consult, empirical research, experiment, experimentation, field work, heraldry, investigate, investigate, investigating, investigation, investigation, look into, look into, look up, market research, marketing research, microscopy, nature study, operations research, opinion poll, poll, probe, probe, problem solving, prospect, public opinion poll, re-explore, refer, research project, scientific research

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