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re-search

[ree-surch]
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verb (used with or without object)
  1. to search or search for again.

Origin of re-search

First recorded in 1740–50; re- + search
Can be confusedre-search research
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Word Origin and History for re-search

v.

"to search again," 1760, from re- + search (v.). Related: Re-searched; re-searching.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper