Bedeutung von “search” — Learner’s Dictionary

search

noun us uk /sɜːtʃ/
The army arrived to assist in the search.It turned out to be a long and fruitless search.A deperate search has begun for any survivors.Police have called off the search.He was forced to submit to a full body search.
TRY TO FIND [ C ]

B1 an attempt to find someone or something:

[ usually singular ] Police are continuing their search for the missing girl.
They went off in search of (= to find) a bar.
FIND ANSWER [ no plural ]

B2 an attempt to find an answer to a problem:

the search for happiness

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