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. Norio Kimura:

    I'll keep on searching until I find her.

  2. Adam Makos:

    He was searching for a way he didn't do it.

  3. Brad Gilbert:

    If you are bored, you need some soul searching.

  4. sindiswa matyobeni:

    Stop searching, just be where you need to be.”

  5. Joan Baez:

    As long as one keeps searching, the answers come.

Images & Illustrations of searching

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