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diligent and systematic inquiry or investigation into a subject in order to discover or revise facts, theories, applications, etc.: recent research in medicine.

a particular instance or piece of research.

to make researches; investigate carefully.

to make an extensive investigation into: to research a matter thoroughly.

Origin of research

Synonym study for research, other words for research, other words from research.

  • re·search·a·ble, adjective
  • re·search·er, re·search·ist, noun
  • pro·re·search, adjective
  • un·der·re·search, verb (used with object)

Words that may be confused with research

  • re-search , research

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Other definitions for re-search (2 of 2)

to search or search for again.

Origin of re-search

Words that may be confused with re-search.

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How to use research in a sentence

The duo spent the first year in research and engaging with farmers.

Dan Finn-Foley, head of energy storage at energy research firm Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, compared Google’s plan to ordering eggs for breakfast.

Users will give Deep Longevity the right to conduct anonymized research using their data as part of the app’s terms and conditions, Zhavoronkov said.

There’s also the Wilhelm Reich Museum, located at “Orgonon” in Rangeley, Maine, which was previously Reich’s estate—where he conducted questionable orgone research in the later years of his career.

When we started doing research on these topics, we were too focused on political institutions.

Have you tried to access the research that your tax dollars finance, almost all of which is kept behind a paywall?

Have a look at this telling research from Pew on blasphemy and apostasy laws around the world.

And Epstein continues to steer money toward universities to advance scientific research .

The research literature, too, asks these questions, and not without reason.

We also have a growing body of biological research showing that fathers, like mothers, are hard-wired to care for children.

We find by research that smoking was the most general mode of using tobacco in England when first introduced.

This class is composed frequently of persons of considerable learning, research and intelligence.

Speaking from recollection, it appears to be a work of some research ; but I cannot say how far it is to be relied on.

Thomas Pope Blount died; an eminent English writer and a man of great learning and research .

That was long before invention became a research department full of engineers.

British Dictionary definitions for research

/ ( rɪˈsɜːtʃ , ˈriːsɜːtʃ ) /

systematic investigation to establish facts or principles or to collect information on a subject

to carry out investigations into (a subject, problem, etc)

Derived forms of research

  • researchable , adjective
  • researcher , noun

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Synonyms for research

  • investigation
  • examination
  • exploration
  • experimentation
  • fact-finding
  • investigate
  • make inquiries
  • consult the archives

a seeking of knowledge, data, or the truth about something

  • inquisition

systematic investigation to establish facts

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  • scientific research

a search for knowledge

  • problem solving
  • nature study
  • empirical research
  • opinion poll
  • public opinion poll

attempt to find out in a systematically and scientific manner

Inquire into.

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