Pronunciation: (rē-sûrch'),[key] —v.t., v.i. to search or search for again.
Pronunciation: (ri-sûrch', rē'sûrch),[key] —n. 1. diligent and systematic inquiry or investigation into a subject in order to discover or revise facts, theories, applications, etc.: recent research in medicine. 2. a particular instance or piece of research.
—v.i. to make researches; investigate carefully.
—v.t. to make an extensive investigation into: to research a matter thoroughly.