What does searching mean?

Definitions for searching
ˈsɜr tʃɪŋsearch·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inquisitory, probing, searchingadjective

    diligent and thorough in inquiry or investigation

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

  2. searching, trenchantadjective

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

    "searching insights"; "trenchant criticism"

  3. searchingadjective

    exploring thoroughly

Wiktionary

  1. searchingnoun

    search; hunt

  2. searchingadjective

    Thorough.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Searching

    of Search

  2. Searchingadjective

    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".

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

How to pronounce searching?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    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. Paul Morozzo:

    BP is fuelling a climate emergency that threatens millions of lives and the future of the living world, the science is clear - we must stop searching for new oil and gas if we want a liveable planet. BP must clean up or clear out.

  2. Chris McKay:

    It’s unfortunate because I ’m very interested in searching for life on other worlds and I would love to think that Venus is habitable.

  3. Rick Horrow:

    She has what all corporate America is searching for - humility, intelligence, a sense of drama and aggression to her game, and let's not forget a record-setting hat trick in a dominant U.S. performance as well.

  4. Timothy Lam:

    The police had a lot of equipment, they were very tense and searching people. The students sang this to show they were peaceful.

  5. Jenny Bryson:

    We can rest a little easier knowing that the journey so far has come to an end. It's been hard searching for her and even though we're glad to have some closure it's been heart-wrenching.

Images & Illustrations of searching

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