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.
- re·search·a·ble, adjective
- re·search·er, re·search·ist, noun
- pro·re·search, adjective
- un·der·re·search, verb (used with object)
- re-search, research
How to use research in a sentence
The duo spent the first year in research and engaging with farmers.UrbanKisaan is betting on vertical farming to bring pesticide-free vegetables to consumers and fight India’s water crisis | Manish Singh | September 17, 2020 | TechCrunch
Dan Finn-Foley, head of energy storage at energy research firm Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, compared Google’s plan to ordering eggs for breakfast.Google made clean energy cool for corporations, and it’s about to do the same for batteries | Michael J. Coren | September 17, 2020 | Quartz
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.What’s your biological age? A new app promises to reveal it—and help you slow the aging process | Jeremy Kahn | September 17, 2020 | Fortune
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.This scientist thought he’d found the source of all sexual energy | PopSci Staff | September 17, 2020 | Popular-Science
When we started doing research on these topics, we were too focused on political institutions.Does Anyone Really Know What Socialism Is? (Ep. 408 Rebroadcast) | Stephen J. Dubner | September 17, 2020 | Freakonomics
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.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking | M.L. Nestel | January 8, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
The research literature, too, asks these questions, and not without reason.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models | Carrie Arnold | January 8, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
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.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
This class is composed frequently of persons of considerable learning, research and intelligence.Gospel Philosophy | J. H. Ward
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.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
That was long before invention became a research department full of engineers.The Wonder Book of Knowledge | Various
British Dictionary definitions for research
systematic investigation to establish facts or principles or to collect information on a subject
to carry out investigations into (a subject, problem, etc)
- researchable, adjective
- researcher, noun