Definitions

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  • v. To search again; to re-examine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To search again; to examine anew.

Etymologies

re- +β€Ž search (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Unfortunately, all of the re-search I have done this week shows Graig is not telling the truth.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • Research literally means β€œto re-search,” i.e., to search closely, again and again.

    The Sacred Promise

  • In Asia and other emerging economies, however, the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), McKinsey & Co. 's economic re-search arm, expects 1 billion new consumers to emerge by 2015, vaulting into the ranks of the middle class with extraordinary spending power.

    Unleashing the Chinese Consumer

  • Still, there was something about me that made this TSA agent hand pick and re-search me.

    Sam Sedaei: If I Had Crashed the White House Party, I Would Be in Guantanamo by Now

  • Google might even be happy to lose money on YouTube, because this lets Google cry poor when it negotiates licensing deals with Hollywood companies, says Tony Greenberg, CEO of Ramp-Rate, a con-sultancy and re-search company.

    Watch the Funny Kittens!

  • Do the research, as in re-search, when you think you're done, search some more, and then make some conclusions, which by then might just be five-eighths-witted.

    Wired Top Stories

  • All "re-search" is "me-search," so the more scientifically-educated the expert, the more likely it is that they are going to see what they want to see in their numbers -- until the math just reaches out and smacks them with a two-by-four.

    Ed Schultz Is Pinocchio: Charisma Without Intellect Equals Cartoon Character

  • We bring in every resource we can and re-search and re-search and re-search until we know an area is cleared.

    CNN Transcript Oct 10, 2008

  • How would you like having to re-search your query with all the different possible capitalisations?

    Holy Crap

  • European carriers are counting on such whiz-bang data services to rack up an extra $90.2 billion in revenue in the next six years, according to a recent survey from Forrester, the technology re-search firm.

    Finding A Safe Bet

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