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Meaning of RESEARCH

Pronunciation:  ri'surch

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

RESEARCH is a 8 letter word that starts with R.


 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



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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.
  2. \Re*search"\, v. t. [Pref. re- + search: cf. OF.
    recerchier, F. rechercher.]
    To search or examine with continued care; to seek diligently.
Legal Dictionary
 Definition: A careful hunting for facts or truth about a subject; inquiry; investigation.