English dictionary definition of:



  • an investigation seeking answers
  • boarding and inspecting a ship on the high seas
  • the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
  • the examination of alternative hypotheses
  • an operation that determines whether one or more of a set of items has a specified property


  • inquire into
  • try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
  • subject to a search
  • search or seek

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Spellzone course content

View spelling list er and ear words and learn about the word search in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 11. Spelling choices for /er/ sound: er, ir, ur, ear + wor.

Scrabble score for search

Scrabble score = 11

generated at 05:05:21 on 23-09-19

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