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Definition of "searching" []

  • Examining closely or thoroughly; probing: a searching investigation of their past dealings. (adjective)
  • Keenly observant: searching insights. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "searching" in a sentence
  • "She looked hard at my face, her expression searching and fierce."
  • "Google's expertise in searching is the key to help find the intersting content."
  • "The range -- literally, "searching," "that which it finds by searching is his pasture.""