From iA wiki
Searching is about trying to find something. It could be something to buy or sell, or else a job, a partner, a place to live, a decent restaurant, or any kind of thing including information and knowledge.
Searching therefore includes looking at the internet with the help of a search engine. Popular search web sites include Google and Yahoo. As part of using the web the average user should know how to search.
- 1. To make a thorough examination of; look over carefully in order to find something; explore.
- 2. To make a careful examination or investigation of; probe: search one's conscience for the right solution to the problem.
- 3. Law. To make a thorough check of (a legal document); scrutinize: search a title.
- a. To examine in order to find something lost or concealed.
- b. To examine the person or personal effects of in order to find something lost or concealed.
- 5. To come to know; learn.