What does Research mean?

Definitions for Research
rɪˈsɜrtʃ, ˈri sɜrtʃre·search

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. researchnoun

    systematic investigation to establish facts

  2. inquiry, enquiry, researchverb

    a search for knowledge

    "their pottery deserves more research than it has received"

  3. researchverb

    attempt to find out in a systematically and scientific manner

    "The student researched the history of that word"

  4. research, search, exploreverb

    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"

GCIDE

  1. Researchnoun

    Systematic observation of phenomena for the purpose of learning new facts or testing the application of theories to known facts; -- also called scientific research. This is the research part of the phrase

Wiktionary

  1. researchnoun

    Diligent inquiry or examination to seek or revise facts, principles, theories, applications, et cetera; laborious or continued search after truth.

  2. researchnoun

    A particular instance or piece of research.

  3. researchverb

    To search or examine with continued care; to seek diligently.

  4. researchverb

    To make an extensive investigation into.

  5. researchverb

    To search again.

  6. Etymology: Early Modern rechercher, from recerchier.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Researchnoun

    Enquiry; search.

    Etymology: recherche, Fr.

    By a skilful application of those notices, may be gained in such researches the accelerating and bettering of fruits, emptying mines and draining fens. Joseph Glanvill, Sceps.

    I submit those mistakes, into which I may have fallen, to the better consideration of others, who shall have made research into this business with more felicity. William Holder.

    A felicity adapted to every rank, such as the researches of human wisdom sought for, but could not discover. John Rogers.

  2. To Researchverb

    To examine; to enquire.

    Etymology: rechercher, Fr.

    It is not easy to research with due distinction, in the actions of eminent personages, both how much may have been blemished by the envy of others, and what was corrupted by their own felicity. Henry Wotton, Buckingham.

Wikipedia

  1. Research

    Research is "creative and systematic work undertaken to increase the stock of knowledge". It involves the collection, organization and analysis of evidence to increase understanding of a topic, characterized by a particular attentiveness to controlling sources of bias and error. These activities are characterized by accounting and controlling for biases. A research project may be an expansion on past work in the field. To test the validity of instruments, procedures, or experiments, research may replicate elements of prior projects or the project as a whole. The primary purposes of basic research (as opposed to applied research) are documentation, discovery, interpretation, and the research and development (R&D) of methods and systems for the advancement of human knowledge. Approaches to research depend on epistemologies, which vary considerably both within and between humanities and sciences. There are several forms of research: scientific, humanities, artistic, economic, social, business, marketing, practitioner research, life, technological, etc. The scientific study of research practices is known as meta-research.

ChatGPT

  1. research

    Research is a systematic and organized investigation or study carried out to discover, interpret, or revise facts, events, behaviors, or theories, or to make practical applications with the help of such knowledge. It involves collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data in an unbiased manner to increase understanding of a certain topic, solve a problem, prove a theory, or develop new ideas or innovations.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Researchnoun

    diligent inquiry or examination in seeking facts or principles; laborious or continued search after truth; as, researches of human wisdom

  2. Researchverb

    to search or examine with continued care; to seek diligently

  3. Etymology: [Pref. re- + search: cf. OF. recerchier, F. rechercher.]

Wikidata

  1. Research

    "Research and experimental development comprise creative work undertaken on a systematic basis in order to increase the stock of knowledge, including knowledge of man, culture and society, and the use of this stock of knowledge to devise new applications." It is used to establish or confirm facts, reaffirm the results of previous work, solve new or existing problems, support theorems, or develop new theories. A research project may also be an expansion on past work in the field. To test the validity of instruments, procedures, or experiments, research may replicate elements of prior projects, or the project as a whole. The primary purposes of basic research are documentation, discovery, interpretation, or the research and development of methods and systems for the advancement of human knowledge. Approaches to research depend on epistemologies, which vary considerably both within and between humanities and sciences. There are several forms of research: scientific, humanities, artistic, economic, social, business, marketing, practitioner research, etc.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Research

    rē-sėrch′, n. a careful search: diligent examination or investigation: scrutiny.—v.i. to examine anew.—n. Research′er.—adj. Research′ful, inquisitive, prone to investigation.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Research

    Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)

Editors Contribution

  1. research

    Systematic work or solutions to contribute to the creation of data, information, proof or fact.

    Research is important for society to create intelligent informed choices.


    Submitted by MaryC on February 25, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Research' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #314

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Research' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1228

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Research' in Nouns Frequency: #112

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Research' in Verbs Frequency: #727

Anagrams for Research »

  1. searcher

  2. rechaser

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Research in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Research in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Research in a Sentence

  1. The NFL:

    We are dedicated to making football safer and continue to take steps to protect players, including rule changes, advanced sideline technology and expanded medical resources, we continue to make significant investments in independent research... and other efforts to accelerate the science and understanding of these issues.

  2. Akhil Jain:

    Our study should be considered as a foundation for future research to clearly establish heart disease burden in young adults with prediabetes, given the prevalence of prediabetes of nearly one-third of adults in the U.S..

  3. The IRL:

    In the interests of avoiding unnecessary welfare, legal and reputational risk to International Rugby League competitions, and those competing therein, The IRL believes there is a requirement and responsibility to further consult and complete additional research before finalizing its policy.

  4. Jan Tharp:

    We do understand and share the concern regarding the impact of plastic in the ocean, especially as it relates to the pollution aspect of it as well as human health, we do take that subject extremely seriously, and we know that there's a lot of work and research that still has to be done.

  5. Michael Reynolds:

    >NEW YORK, Dec 30 (Reuters) - U.S. government bond investors hurting after the biggest annual decline in the history of the asset class are riding out yet another selloff, as worries over persistent inflation cloud the prospects for an expected 2023 rebound.Heavyweights such as Amundi, Vanguard and BlackRock turned bullish on bonds in recent weeks, on expectations that inflation has peaked and that a potential recession next year could push the Federal Reserve to end its most aggressive rate hiking cycle in decades. Many investors have followed suit. December’s BofA Global Research survey showed fund managers were the most overweight bonds versus stocks in nearly 14 years.But while bonds rebounded in October and November, prices have retreated over the last few weeks, as investors digested stronger-than-expected U.S. economic data and as China reopened from COVID-19 restrictions, which some believe could add to price pressures in the new year.Falling prices have pushed up yields, which move inversely. Benchmark 10-year Treasury yields have climbed over 40 basis points since mid-December to nearly 3.9%, the highest in over a month. Two-year yields - which more closely reflect monetary policy expectations - hit an intra-day peak of 4.445% on Tuesday, their highest since November.The market seemed to have been getting ahead of itself expecting a pivot to occur from the Fed, it is coming to terms with the fact that the Fed is going to have to be tighter for longer, until theyre really sure that theyve got inflation back under control.

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5 Comments
  • Rose Merlyn Jubilo
    Rose Merlyn Jubilo
    finding what has not been found
    LikeReply6 years ago
  • Emma Malik
    Emma Malik
    The systematic study of sources & facts to investigate the basis.
    LikeReply 28 years ago
    • STANDS4
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      Thank you Urwa for reaching us and thank you for sharing our definition with your friends! Have a great day and looking forward to your next visit.
      LikeReply8 years ago
  • Emma Malik
    Emma Malik
    "The process of finding facts & figures "
    By:Malik Rubina
    LikeReply 28 years ago
  • Ericus Madridista
    Ericus Madridista
    A close an careful study to find new facts or information.
    LikeReply 49 years ago
  • Dereje Ferede
    Dereje Ferede
    wow God is good..
    LikeReply 29 years ago

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