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verb (used with or without object)
  1. to search or search for again.
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Origin of re-search

First recorded in 1740–50; re- + search
Can be confusedre-search research
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Related Words for re-search

inquisition, audit, search, question, study, probe, request, analysis, hearing, interrogation, investigation, examination, questioning, query, survey, scrutiny, inspection, research, checkup, review

Word Origin and History for re-search


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

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