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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SEARCH, verb transitive serch

1. To look over or through for the purpose of finding something; to explore; to examine by inspection; as, to search the house for a book; to search the wood for a thief.

Send though men, that they may search the land of Canaan. Numbers 13:2.

2. To inquire; to seek for.

Enough is left besides to search and know. Milton.

3. To probe; to seek the knowledge of by feeling with instrument; as to search a wound.

4. To examine; to try. Psalms 139:23S

To search out, to seek till found, or to find by seeking; as, to search out truth.


SEARCH, verb intransitive serch.

1. To seek; to look for; to make search

Once more search with me. Shak.

2. To make inquiry; to inquire.

It suffices that they have once with care sifted the matter, and searched into all the particulars. Locke.

To search for, to look for; to seek; to find; as, to search for a gentleman now in the house. Shak.

SEARCH, noun serch.

1. A seeking or looking for something that is lost, or the place of which us 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.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SEARCHABLE, adjective serch'able. That may be searched or explored.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SEARCHED, participle passive serch'ed. Looked over carefully; explored; examined.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SEARCHER, noun serch'er.

1. One who searches, explores or examines for the prupose of finding something.

2. A seeker; an inquirer.

3. An examiner; a trier; as the Seacher of hearts.

4. An officer in London, appointed to examine the bodies of the dead, and report the cause of their death.

5. An officer of the customs, whose business is to search and examine ships outward bound, to ascertain whether they have prohibited goods on board, also baggage, goods, etc.

6. An inspector of lether.

7. In military affairs, an instrument for examining ordnance, to ascertain whether guns have any cavities in them.

8. An instrument used in the inspection of butter, etc. to ascertain the quality of that which is contained in firkins.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SEARCHING, participle passive serch'ing.

1. Looking into or over; exploring; examining; inquiring; seeking; investigating.

2. adjective Penetrating; trying; close; as a searching discourse.

SEARCHING, noun search'ing. Exanination; severe inquisition. Judges 5:16.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SEARCHLESS, noun serch'less. Inscrutable; eluding search or investigation.