Associations to the word «Research»


RESEARCH, noun. (uncountable) Diligent inquiry or examination to seek or revise facts, principles, theories, applications, etc.; laborious or continued search after truth.
RESEARCH, noun. (countable) A particular instance or piece of research.
RESEARCH, verb. (transitive) To search or examine with continued care; to seek diligently.
RESEARCH, verb. (intransitive) To make an extensive investigation into.
RESEARCH, verb. (transitive) To search again.
RESEARCH OCTANE NUMBER, noun. An octane number, used by the American Society for Testing and Materials to estimate the antiknock characteristics of a fuel at low engine speeds
RESEARCH PAPER, noun. A substantial piece of academic writing, usually done as a requirement for a class, in which the author does independent research into a topic and writes a description of the findings of that research.
RESEARCH PAPERS, noun. Plural of research paper

Dictionary definition

RESEARCH, noun. Systematic investigation to establish facts.
RESEARCH, noun. A search for knowledge; "their pottery deserves more research than it has received".
RESEARCH, verb. Attempt to find out in a systematically and scientific manner; "The student researched the history of that word".
RESEARCH, verb. 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".

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche