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rih suhrch [or] ri suhrch
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: systematic investigation and study to obtain and analyze information, as about a theory, event, intellectual discipline, or the like.
The institute is conducting research on the benefits of sleep.More research needs to be carried out before a cure can be found for this disease.I had to do some research in the library for my history paper.
similar words:
experiment, inquiry, investigation, scholarship, study
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: researched, researches, researching
definition: to do research.
Scientists have been researching for some time now, but they haven't found an answer.
similar words:
canvass, investigate, probe, search, study
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to do research into.
They are researching ways to increase the use of solar power.You need to research your topic more fully before you start writing your paper.
delve into, investigate
similar words:
analyze, canvass, examine, probe, search, study
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derivations: researchable (adj.), researcher (n.)
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  • researcher:
    a person who does research.
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