Definitions for Research
rɪˈsɜrtʃ, ˈri sɜrtʃre·search
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Research.
systematic investigation to establish facts
inquiry, enquiry, researchverb
a search for knowledge
"their pottery deserves more research than it has received"
attempt to find out in a systematically and scientific manner
"The student researched the history of that word"
research, search, exploreverb
"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"
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
Diligent inquiry or examination to seek or revise facts, principles, theories, applications, et cetera; laborious or continued search after truth.
A particular instance or piece of research.
To search or examine with continued care; to seek diligently.
To make an extensive investigation into.
To search again.
Etymology: Early Modern rechercher, from recerchier.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
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.
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.
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.
diligent inquiry or examination in seeking facts or principles; laborious or continued search after truth; as, researches of human wisdom
to search or examine with continued care; to seek diligently
Etymology: [Pref. re- + search: cf. OF. recerchier, F. rechercher.]
"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
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
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)
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
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Research' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #314
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Rank popularity for the word 'Research' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1228
Rank popularity for the word 'Research' in Nouns Frequency: #112
Rank popularity for the word 'Research' in Verbs Frequency: #727
The numerical value of Research in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Research in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
The reason that we're updating the guidance is that WHO continuously looks at all available evidence on a variety of topics -- including how this virus is transmitted, how different masks are used in different settings, including health care facilities and outside of health care facilities, what we've done is we're incorporating new research findings and we are providing more practical advice to decision-makers on how to use masks as part of a comprehensive package of measures to suppress transmission and save lives.
Mind is like an archaeologist, it can only dissect and research dead things, events on how, when, where & why. It can never be in the NOW. Only BEING is capable to be in the NOW and EXPERIENCE!
From the Dollywood foundation that has provided books and scholarships to millions of American children, to the millions of dollars she has donated to dozens of organizations such as the Red Cross and COVID-19 research centers, Dolly Parton has given more to this country and this state than those confederate officers could ever have hoped to take away.
Emin and his father have a very highly respected company in Moscow, the information they suggested they had about Hillary Clinton I thought was Political Opposition Research.
I think we should be doing medical research on this, we ought to find what are the elements that claim to be existing in marijuana that might help people who are suffering... I don't think we should decriminalize it.
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- navorsing, navorsAfrikaans
- بَحَثَ, بحث, ابحاثArabic
- investigació, recercaCatalan, Valencian
- Forschungsarbeit, Forschung, forschen, Untersuchung, erforschen, recherchierenGerman
- investigación, investigarSpanish
- تحقیق, پژوهشPersian
- selvitys, tutkia, tutkimus, selvittääFinnish
- recherche, rechercherFrench
- aahirrey, aaronsey, aahirrManx
- rechèchHaitian Creole
- kutat, kutatásHungarian
- 調査, 研, 研究Japanese
- 연구하다, 연구, 조사Korean
- onderzoek, speurwerkDutch
- badać, badanie, badaniaPolish
- investigação, pesquisaPortuguese
- рассле́довать, иссле́дование, исследование, иссле́доватьRussian
- forska, forskning, undersökningSwedish
- పరిశోధన, పరిశోధించుTelugu
- пажуҳиш, таҳқиқTajik
- nghiên cứuVietnamese
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