What does searching mean?

Definitions for searching
ˈsɜr tʃɪŋsearch·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word searching.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inquisitory, probing, searching(adj)

    diligent and thorough in inquiry or investigation

    "a probing inquiry"; "a searching investigation of their past dealings"

  2. searching, trenchant(adj)

    having keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought, expression, or intellect

    "searching insights"; "trenchant criticism"

  3. searching(adj)

    exploring thoroughly

Wiktionary

  1. searching(Noun)

    search; hunt

  2. searching(Adjective)

    Thorough.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Searching

    of Search

  2. Searching(adj)

    exploring thoroughly; scrutinizing; penetrating; trying; as, a searching discourse; a searching eye

Freebase

  1. Searching

    "Searching" is the third and final single by Pete Rock & CL Smooth from their album, The Main Ingredient. This is a downtempo and mellow song about relationships, with singer Vinia Mojica performing the chorus. Released just prior to the breakup of the group, the song received very little promotion. It was remixed and re-released at the beginning of 1996. The song features samples from the Roy Ayers song "Searching".

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'searching' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4617

How to pronounce searching?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of searching in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of searching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of searching in a Sentence

  1. Marc Broude:

    If your stories were real I would scream my dissolution amongst the searching soul; if wishes were not so unreal I would disappear, careless, in the wind; and if words were not all vain and meaningless I would tell everyone that life is a state of mind and we are nothing but what we have been told. If changing the world really meant something I would form a new fucking republic; and if truth existed I would kill philosophy; if god existed I would be scared.

  2. Pena Nieto:

    Given what happened after this meeting( with President Trump), clearly our bilateral relationship can not be defined by murmurs like those that took place yesterday, our relationship needs to be based on searching for ways to generate mutual respect, build confidence and work with a positive attitude. I can say that I saw that willingness in President Trump.

  3. Joanna Cohen:

    We looked at things like' healthy recipes,'' healthy diet,' those sort of things, to see if there were patterns in searches by day of the week. And indeed, at the beginning of the week -- specifically Monday and Tuesday -- more people are searching for healthy things, and then it sort of drops off as you get closer to the weekend.

  4. Oprah Winfrey:

    We just want to hear someone who agrees with what we have to say, we aren't necessarily looking for or searching out perspectives that are different from ours.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Happiness is only at home, so it is always wise to not roam around the city searching for it in a crowded place.

Images & Illustrations of searching

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