Research is careful and organized study or gathering of information about a specific topic.(noun)
Research is defined as to track down information or gain knowledge about a specific subject.(verb)
An example of research is gathering information on the Internet about traveling in Mexico.
See research in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: MFr recerche < recercher, to travel through, survey: see re- & search
See research in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Obsolete French recerche
Origin: , from recercher, to search closely
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: : re-, re-
Origin: + cerchier, to search; see search.
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