- search ► VERB 1) try to find something by looking or otherwise seeking carefully and thoroughly. 2) examine (a place, vehicle, or person) thoroughly in order to find something or someone. 3) (searching) investigating very deeply: searching questions.► NOUN ▪ an act of searching.● search me! — Cf. ↑search me!DERIVATIVES searchable adjective searcher noun.ORIGIN Old French cerchier, from Latin circare 'go round' .
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searchable — search‧a‧ble [ sɜːtʆəbl ǁ ˈsɜːrtʆ ] adjective COMPUTING that can be looked through for information on a computer or the Internet: • an online searchable directory * * * searchable UK US /ˈsɜːtʃəbl̩/ US /ˈsɝːtʃ / adjective IT ► if computer files … Financial and business terms
Searchable — Search a*ble, a. Capable of being searched. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
searchable — adjective Capable of being searched, especially something that has an automated search function included. The new searchable database is much more useful than the old paper records method … Wiktionary
searchable — adj. Searchable is used with these nouns: ↑archive, ↑directory … Collocations dictionary
searchable — adjective see search I … New Collegiate Dictionary
searchable — See search. * * * … Universalium
searchable — adj. can be sought; can be investigated, can be examined … English contemporary dictionary
searchable — search·able … English syllables
searchable — chəbəl adjective : capable of being searched or of being found by searching … Useful english dictionary
Prosite — Searchable dictionary of conserved protein domains. Useful in inferring likely function of novel proteins … Dictionary of molecular biology