Definitions for research

Definitions for (noun) research

Main entry: research

Definition: systematic investigation to establish facts

Main entry: inquiry, research, enquiry

Definition: a search for knowledge

Usage: their pottery deserves more research than it has received

Definitions for (verb) research

Main entry: research, search, explore

Definition: inquire into

Usage: the students had to research the history of the Second World War for their history project; He searched for information on his relatives on the web; Scientists are exploring the nature of consciousness

Main entry: research

Definition: attempt to find out in a systematically and scientific manner

Usage: The student researched the history of that word

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