verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- rescue dog,
- rescue grass,
- rescue mission,
- research and development,
- research library,
- research park,
- research quantum,
Origin of research
Examples from the Web for researchers
Eating disorders, researchers believed, were essentially more severe forms of disordered eating.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But most of this gap, say the researchers who carried out the study, is due to discrimination.
“Hence, there might be a net benefit, at least to some females, of breeding within the natal group,” the researchers speculate.Mongooses, Meerkats, and Ants, Oh My! Why Some Animals Keep Mating All in the Family|Helen Thompson|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Science imitates nature as researchers dream up robotic dogs, cheetahs, sharks and even cockroaches.
Ever since it was created in 1965, politicians and researchers have studied and debated its effectiveness.
The researchers have decided that the hen really did come first: they have the egg; therefore the hen must have existed.
I am, you know, one of the researchers responsible for the development of the second-stage drive.Evil Out of Onzar|Mark Ganes
Pictures helped what the researchers defined as poor readers.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
Dr. Ochorowicz had been known for thirty years to all researchers as a careful investigator.The Problems of Psychical Research|Hereward Carrington
As researchers broaden their range of inquiry they steadily lengthen the list of radio-active substances.Inventors at Work|George Iles
Word Origin for research
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.
1590s, from Middle French recercher, from Old French recercher "seek out, search closely," from re-, intensive prefix (see re-), + cercher "to seek for" (see search (v.)). Related: Researched; researching.