Origin of re-search
- 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.
Origin of research
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Examples from the Web for researched
As we researched further and further, we learned about the second feminist wave in the U.S., which included punk feminism.The Feminists of Pussy Riot and Femen Who Stood Up To Putin
March 10, 2014
MacNeal describes the relationship with her midwife—who she says she researched thoroughly—as intimate, and her births, special.The Home-Birth Rebellion
February 7, 2014
The decisions made were studied, researched, and evaluated by experts.Why Are Girl Scout Camps Being Closed?
January 12, 2014
A few additional authors have conscientiously penned the wars as researched or imagined or mythologized—but not as lived.Send in the Marines—and the Anthropologists too?
John Kael Weston
August 23, 2013
She spoke to Jane Ciabattari about how she researched the experiences of veterans—and why she used that title.A Troubled Iraq War Vet Returns Home in Roxana Robinson’s ‘Sparta’
June 3, 2013
They were careful not to forget the drawers, which their hands searched and researched.Six Women and the Invasion
The whole town was searched and researched, but all to no purpose.Gabriel Tolliver
Joel Chandler Harris
If a word or name did not fit the context, it was researched, and corrections made, if necessary.Chronicles (1 of 6): The Description of Britaine
Sequential Problem Solving is about finding alternative solutions to problems and executing well researched plans.Sequential Problem Solving
As it was, Brennan was unsure of his legal rights, and he could not plan until he had researched the problem most thoroughly.The Fourth R
George Oliver Smith
- systematic investigation to establish facts or principles or to collect information on a subject
- to carry out investigations into (a subject, problem, etc)
Word Origin and History for researched
1570s, "act of searching closely," from Middle French recerche (1530s, Modern French recherche), back-formation from Old French recercher (see research (v.)). Meaning "scientific inquiry" is first attested 1630s. Phrase research and development is recorded from 1923.