What does searcher mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seeker, searcher, questernoun

    someone making a search or inquiry

    "they are seekers after truth"

  2. searchernoun

    a customs official whose job is to search baggage or goods or vehicles for contraband or dutiable items

  3. searcher, searcher beetle, Calosoma scrutatornoun

    large metallic blue-green beetle that preys on caterpillars; found in North America


  1. searchernoun

    One who searches.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Searchernoun

    one who, or that which, searhes or examines; a seeker; an inquirer; an examiner; a trier

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. cercheor inspector.]

  2. Searchernoun

    formerly, an officer in London appointed to examine the bodies of the dead, and report the cause of death

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. cercheor inspector.]

  3. Searchernoun

    an officer of the customs whose business it is to search ships, merchandise, luggage, etc

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. cercheor inspector.]

  4. Searchernoun

    an inspector of leather

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. cercheor inspector.]

  5. Searchernoun

    an instrument for examining the bore of a cannon, to detect cavities

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. cercheor inspector.]

  6. Searchernoun

    an implement for sampling butter; a butter trier

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. cercheor inspector.]

  7. Searchernoun

    an instrument for feeling after calculi in the bladder, etc

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. cercheor inspector.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. searcher

    A custom-house officer employed in taking an account of goods to be exported. Also, see GUN-SEARCHER.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. searcher

    See Inspection of Cannon.

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Anagrams for searcher »

  1. research, re-search

  2. Re-search

  3. Research

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of searcher in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of searcher in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of searcher in a Sentence

  1. Seneca:

    I will govern my life and thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one and read the other, for what does it signify to make anything a secret to my neighbor, when to God, who is the searcher of our hearts, all our privacies are open?

  2. Morgan Neville:

    The way I came to think of it is: Tony was an ultimate searcher and a seeker, but if you are really always seeking and always curious, then you can get lost. He had this tattoo that he got late in life that said in Greek ‘I am certain of nothing.’ That sounds very Zen, but it’s also a little sad.

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