- Used by a speaker to indicate that he or she does not have an answer to a question just asked.
- making a search for; trying to find, learn, etc. by searching
- I do not know the answer to your query
Other Word Forms of Search
Origin of Search
Middle English serchen from Anglo-Norman sercher variant of Old French cerchier from Latin circāre to go around from Latin circus circle from Greek krikos, kirkos sker-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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