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"
travel to or penetrate into
"explore unknown territory in biology"
examine (organs) for diagnostic purposes
To seek for something or after someone.
To examine or investigate something systematically.
The committee has been exploring alternative solutions to the problem at hand.
To travel somewhere in search of discovery.
It was around that time that the expedition began exploring the Arctic Circle.
To examine diagnostically.
To (seek) experience first hand.
It is normal for a boy of this age to be exploring his sexuality.
To be engaged exploring in any of the above senses.
He was too busy exploring to notice his son needed his guidance
To wander without any particular aim or purpose.
The boys explored all around till cold and hunger drove them back to the campfire one by one
Etymology: Recorded since c.1450 (implied in explorator), from explorare "investigate, search out", itself said to be originally a hunters' term meaning "set up a loud cry," from ex- "out" + plorare "to cry", but the second element is also explained as "to make to flow" (from pluere "to flow")
to seek for or after; to strive to attain by search; to look wisely and carefully for
to search through or into; to penetrate or range over for discovery; to examine thoroughly; as, to explore new countries or seas; to explore the depths of science
Etymology: [L. explorare to explore; ex out+plorare to cry out aloud,prob. orig., to cause to flow; perh. akin to E. flow: cf. F. explorer.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
eks-plōr′, v.t. to search for the purpose of discovery: to examine thoroughly.—n. Explorā′tion, act of searching thoroughly.—adjs. Explor′ative, Explor′atory, serving to explore: searching out.—n. Explor′er, one who explores.—p.adj. Explor′ing, employed in or intended for exploration. [Fr.,—L. explorāre, -ātum, to search out—prob. from ex, out, plorāre, to make to flow.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'explore' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4081
Rank popularity for the word 'explore' in Verbs Frequency: #412
The numerical value of explore in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of explore in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
In light of the State of Florida's pledge to the District's bondholders, Reedy Creek expects to explore its options while continuing its present operations, including levying and collecting its ad valorem taxes and collecting its utility revenues, paying debt service on its ad valorem tax bonds and utility revenue bonds, complying with its bond covenants and operating and maintaining its properties.
Volkswagen consistently searches for ways to strengthen and deepen our relationships with local partners, in this regard we will explore possible options together with all stakeholders to secure long-term success.
We must dare to think "unthinkable" thoughts. We must learn to explore all the options and possibilities that confront us in a complex and rapidly changing world. We must learn to welcome and not to fear the voices of dissent. We must dare to think about "unthinkable things" because when things become unthinkable, thinking stops and action becomes mindless.
Thus, in terms of clinical implications for pediatricians, we can't determine using these data whether there is a specific threshold or frequency of self-weighing in this age group that could serve as a signal to explore mental health symptoms and well being.
As a result of these conversations and thoughtful consideration of the kind of strong leadership I think America needs, I have decided to actively explore the possibility of running for President of the United States.
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- преглеждам, изследвам, изучавамBulgarian
- explorarCatalan, Valencian
- eksplorere, opdagelsesrejse, udforske, undersøgeDanish
- kokeilla, tutkiaFinnish
- חיפש לברר, בדק, התעמק, תר, התעסק, חיפש, התנסה, חקרHebrew
- अन्वेषण करनाHindi
- kalandozik, felfedez, kutat, megvizsgálHungarian
- vagare, esplorare, investigare, indagareItalian
- bestuderen, exploreren, diagnosticeren, uitpluizen, aftasten, verkenning, navorsen, napluizen, uitzoeken, verkennen, onderzoekenDutch
- изучить, осматривать, исследовать, изучать, осмотретьRussian
- دریافت کریںUrdu
- 探險, thám hiểmVietnamese
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