Bedeutung von “search” — Learner’s Dictionary

search

verb us uk /sɜːtʃ/
Extra Examples
Rescue teams are working round the clock to search for survivors of the earthquake.They spread out to search the whole area.They searched for survivors, but it was hopeless.I've searched the house from top to bottom and still can't find it.Laura was searching frantically for her keys.
TRY TO FIND [ I, T ]

B1 to try to find someone or something:

I've searched my bedroom but I can't find my watch.
He searched in his pockets for some change.
Police are still searching the woods for the missing girl.
POLICE [ T ]

B2 If the police search someone, they look in their clothes and bags to see if they are hiding anything illegal, such as drugs:

They were searched at the airport.
FIND ANSWER [ I ]

B2 to try to find an answer to a problem:

Doctors are still searching for a cure.
COMPUTER

to look for information on a computer or on the Internet:

She searched the Internet for information about the area.

(Definition von “search verb” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)