verb (used with or without object)
Origin of re-search
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of research
Synonyms for research
Related Words for researchesprobe, inquiry, investigation, exploration, analysis, scrutinize, investigate, explore, consult, analyze, inquisition, inquest, groundwork, scrutiny, quest, probing, experimentation, delving, inquire, experiment
Examples from the Web for researches
Contemporary Examples of researches
She writes in Spanish, 11 hours a day, and she researches extensively.Isabel Allende’s Controversial New Thriller
February 23, 2014
Historical Examples of researches
His speaking telegraph was likewise the outcome of these researches.
His researches on the dynamo caused him to devise what he calls an 'harmonic engine.'
Researches in the direction of the apex have not been made recently.
Our researches were successful as to the first object, but not as to the second.Freeland
I am glad to say, too, that he has published his researches in time to enable me to give you an account of them.
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.