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
    Indian

How to say searching in sign language?

  1. searching

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. Sheriff William Snyder:

    This is still an active search, we have no plans to stop searching for Tricia Todd.

  2. Mike Porras:

    Our officers are actively searching for the bear and will do so overnight and as long as it takes.

  3. Amit Re’em:

    We’re still searching, we’re looking for the smoking gun, the hard evidence that will enable us to tell people that this is the Tomb of the Maccabees.

  4. Tom Lange:

    Initially... there were several knives found around the property, there were dozens and dozens of hours spent with over 100 officers searching property areas, sewers, streets, no-stone-unturned type of a situation.

  5. Christian Hancock:

    We're searching the surrounding areas, we're searching ponds, we're searching trashcans, we're searching everything. Again we're searching for these kids and we aim to find them.

Images & Illustrations of searching

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