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To search for something or someone - synonyms or related words

go through

to examine or search something very carefully

look out for

to look carefully at people or things around you in order to try to find a particular person or thing

seek out

to find someone or something by looking for them in a determined way

search out

to work hard in order to find something

look for

to search for someone or something

hunt down

to try to find a particular thing or person

search

verb

to try to find something or someone by looking carefully

pick through

to search through a collection of things in order to find something

probe

verb

to examine or move through an area, especially in order to find something

scavenge

verb

to search through things that other people have thrown away in order to see if there is anything that you want

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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to dance a jive

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a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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