Meaning of research

Definition of research

a search for knowledge; "their pottery deserves more research than it has received"
(verb) attempt to find out in a systematically and scientific manner; "The student researched the history of that word"
inquire into; "the students had to research the history of the Second World War for their history project"; "He searched for information on his relatives on the web"; "Scientists are exploring the nature of consciousness"

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