For the life of me, as hard as I have searched, I cannot find that inner light in Bernard Madoff.
He was immediately apprehended by police and when searched was found to be in possession of a knife, which was seized.
Any cars coming from Lhasa are immediately stopped and searched," says one local, "What have we done to deserve this?
He has searched Belgium for Americans shot down in the Battle of the Bulge.
“We searched all the impound lots in the city, and there they were,” Alvarado said.
Carley searched her pockets for her goggles, only to ascertain that she had forgotten them.
I searched it thoroughly, but there was no package of any kind in it.
They searched for a dry place on a cliff directly over the water, and here they sat down.
He searched everywhere for a dress the colour of the fields and all their flowers.
Now they were seven little dwarfs, that lived among the mountains, and dug and searched for gold.
c.1300, from Old French cerchier "to search" (12c., Modern French chercher), from Latin circare "go about, wander, traverse," in Late Latin "to wander hither and thither," from circus "circle" (see circus). Phrase search me as a verbal shrug of ignorance first recorded 1901. Search engine attested from 1988. Search and destroy as a modifier is 1966, American English, from the Vietnam War. Search and rescue is from 1944.
c.1400, "act of searching;" early 15c., "right to investigate illegal activity; examination of records, wills, etc.; a search through an area or a place," from Anglo-French serche, Old French cerche, from cerchier (see search (v.)). Search warrant attested from 1739.