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research

re·search

research

 
 
pronunciation:
rih suhrch [or] ri suhrch
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: careful study of something in order to find out information about it.
Dr. Mendez uses a microscope in her research.
 
similar words:
inquiry, scholarship, study
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: researched, researches, researching
definition: to do research into.
I researched the American Civil War for my history class.
synonyms:
investigate
similar words:
analyze, examine, probe, search, study
derivations: researchable (adj.), researcher (n.)
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  • researcher:
    a person who does research.
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