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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • adj. Examining closely or thoroughly; probing: a searching investigation of their past dealings.
  • adj. Keenly observant: searching insights.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • v. Present participle of search.
  • adj. Thorough.
  • n. search; hunt
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • adj. Exploring thoroughly; scrutinizing; penetrating; trying.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Engaged in seeking, exploring, investigating, or examining: as, a searching party.
  • Keen; penetrating; close: as, a searching discourse; a searching wind; a searching investigation.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • adj. having keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought, expression, or intellect
  • adj. exploring thoroughly
  • adj. diligent and thorough in inquiry or investigation
  • Equivalent
    Cross Reference
    attentive    discerning    sharp   
    Words with the same meaning
    scrutinizing    penetrating    trying    sharp    scrutinous   
    Verb Stem
    Words with the same terminal sound
    lurching    researching