re-search

[ ree-surch ]
/ riˈsɜrtʃ /

verb (used with or without object)

to search or search for again.

Nearby words

  1. re-prove,
  2. re-read,
  3. re-record,
  4. re-recording,
  5. re-route,
  6. re-serve,
  7. re-side,
  8. re-siding,
  9. re-sign,
  10. re-soluble

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

re-search

v.

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper