Übersetzung von “search” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verbsearch /sɜrtʃ/
transitive-intransitive to try to find

We searched everywhere for the money.
Nous avons recherché l'argent partout.

You can try searching the Internet for the book.
Tu peux rechercher le livre sur Internet.
transitive to look through bags or clothes to check for illegal items

Customs officials searched him but did not find anything.
Les douaniers l'ont fouillé mais n'ont rien trouvé.
intransitive to try to think of sth
être à la recherche de

people searching for a solution to global warming
des personnes à la recherche d'une solution au réchauffement climatique


noun countablesearch /sɜrtʃ/
the act of searching
recherche feminine

a search for survivors of the wreck
la recherche de survivants du naufrage
in search of
à la recherche de

scientists in search of the cause of the disease
des scientifiques à la recherche de la cause de la maladie

(Übersetzung von “search” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /səːtʃ/

(often with for) to look for something by careful examination

Have you searched through your pockets thoroughly?
I’ve been searching for that book for weeks.

(of the police etc) to examine, looking for eg stolen goods

He was taken to the police station, searched and questioned.
searcher noun

searching adjective

trying to find out the truth by careful examination

He gave me a searching look.
searchingly adverb

d’un œil scrutateur
searchlight noun

a strong light with a beam that can be turned in any direction, used eg to see enemy aeroplanes in the sky.

search party

a group of people looking for a missing person

expédition de secours
When the climbers failed to return, a search party was sent out.
search warrant

a warrant giving legal permission to the police to search a house etc.

mandat de perquisition
in search of

searching for

à la recherche de
We went in search of a restaurant.

(Übersetzung von “search” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)