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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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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

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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. Police Chief Steve Drew:

    I don't believe that this is an individual that is searching the community to hurt members.

  2. Ascension Parish Sheriff Bobby Webre:

    Police are searching for a suspect in the area of Hooshootoo Road at Tiger Bend Road. The white male suspect is believed to have exchanged gunfire with the Trooper and is considered to be armed and dangerous.

  3. 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.

  4. Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco:

    Our hearts and prayers pour out to the family and friends of Kathleen Moore. I know you were all searching for a better resolution, and we all were, but unfortunately, this is what we have.

  5. AiR Atman in Ravi:

    you are searching for happiness outside, when in reality it is inside ! How would you ever find it?

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