Definition of Research in English :

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Research meaning in English

Meaning of Research in English

Pronunciation of Research in English

Research pronunciation in English

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1. research

systematic investigation to establish facts

2. enquiry, inquiry, research

a search for knowledge

Example Sentences:
'their pottery deserves more research than it has received'


3. research

attempt to find out in a systematically and scientific manner

Example Sentences:
'The student researched the history of that word'

4. explore, research, search

inquire into

Example Sentences:
'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'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of research
systematic investigation to establish facts or principles or to collect information on a subject
to carry out investigations into (a subject, problem, etc)

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see synonyms of research
1.  [sometimes pl.]
careful, systematic, patient study and investigation in some field of knowledge, undertaken to discover or establish facts or principles
verb intransitive
to do research; make researches
verb transitive
to do research on or in; investigate thoroughly

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of research
1. Careful study of a given subject, field, or problem, undertaken to discover facts or principles.
2. An act or period of such study: her researches of medieval parish records.
v. re·searched, re·search·ing, re·search·es
To engage in or perform research.
1. To study (something) thoroughly so as to present in a detailed, accurate manner: researching the effects of acid rain.
2. To do research for: research a magazine article.

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