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research

 
Noun research has 2 senses
  1. research - systematic investigation to establish facts
    --1 is a kind of
    investigation, investigating
    --1 has particulars:
     operations research; field work; marketing research, market research; microscopy; probe; scientific research, research project
    Derived form: verb research1
  2. inquiry, enquiry, research - a search for knowledge; "their pottery deserves more research than it has received"
    --2 is a kind of problem solving
    --2 has particulars:
     nature study; experiment, experimentation; empirical research; probe, investigation; poll, opinion poll, public opinion poll, canvass; heraldry
    Derived forms: verb research2, verb research1
Verb research has 2 senses
  1. research, search, explore - inquire into
    --1 is one way to investigate, look into
    Derived forms: noun research2, noun research1, noun researcher1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. research - attempt to find out in a systematically and scientific manner; "The student researched the history of that word"
    --2 is one way to
    investigate, look into
    Derived forms: noun research2, noun researcher1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue research the movie
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