Nouns (9)

n. a command in high-level programming language used to activate a seek operation
look-up, searching, seek, lookup, query, search, find
n. a user's request for information, generally as a formal request to a database or search engine
n. the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk

Verbs (6)

look for, seek, search
v. try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of; "The police are searching for clues"; "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county"
v. go to or towards; "a liquid seeks its own level"
v. inquire for; "seek directions from a local"
v. to put the access arm to the track on the disk

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Fuzzynyms (60)

explore, search, research
v. 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"
shoot for, draw a bead on, aim, aspire
v. have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
v. instruct or command with authority; "The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem"
v. write a petition for something to somebody; request formally and in writing
v. ask to be informed of; "I demand an explanation"
invoke, appeal
v. request earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection; "appeal to somebody for help"; "Invoke God in times of trouble"
v. ask for humbly or earnestly, as in prayer; "supplicate God's blessing"
pray, implore, beg
v. call upon in supplication; entreat; "I beg you to stop!"
v. make a serious effort to attain something; "His campaign bid for the attention of the poor population"
importune, insist
v. beg persistently and urgently; "I importune you to help them"
v. make a solicitation or petition for something desired; "She is too shy to solicit"
enquire, inquire, ask
v. inquire about; "I asked about their special today"; "He had to ask directions several times"
v. undergo a test; "She doesn't test well"
examine, probe
v. question or examine thoroughly and closely
cite, summons, summon
v. call in an official matter, such as to attend court
v. be face to face with; "The child screamed when he confronted the man in the Halloween costume"
take exception, challenge
v. raise a formal objection in a court of law
v. summon to court
v. make an oral contract or agreement in the verbal form of question and answer that is necessary to give it legal force
v. ask to come; "summon a lawyer"
v. write out a check on a bank account
track down, hunt down, run, hunt
v. pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals); "Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland"; "The dogs are running deer"; "The Duke hunted in these woods"
take aim, direct, train, take, aim
v. point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards; "Please don't aim at your little brother!"; "He trained his gun on the burglar"; "Don't train your camera on the women"; "Take a swipe at one's opponent"
v. search haphazardly; "We rummaged through the drawers"
ransack, comb
v. search thoroughly; "They combed the area for the missing child"
forage, scrounge
v. collect or look around for (food)
v. to conduct a test or investigation; "We are experimenting with the new drug in order to fight this disease"
jeopardize, stake, adventure, hazard, venture
v. put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this"
come to grips with, take on, undertake, tackle
v. accept as a challenge; "I'll tackle this difficult task"

Synonyms (7)

v. have a certain outward or facial expression; "How does she look?"; "The child looks unhappy"; "She looked pale after the surgery"
try out, essay, examine, try, prove, test
v. put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to; "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe"

Antonyms (1)

v. perform a function; "Who will perform the wedding?"


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