verb (researches, researching, researched)
- Diligent inquiry or examination to seek or revise facts, principles, theories, applications, et cetera; laborious or continued search after truth.
- A particular instance or piece of research.
Etymology: From obsolete French recercher (to search closely), from Old French re-+cerchier (to search).
- (transitive) to search or examine with continued care; to seek diligently.
- (intransitive) to make an extensive investigation into.
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