There are 2 translations of search in Spanish:

search1

Pronunciation: /sɜːrtʃ; sɜːtʃ/

vt

  • [building] registrar, catear (Méx) , esculcar* (AmL exc CS) ; [person] cachear, registrar, catear (Méx) , requisar (Col) ; [luggage] registrar, revisar (AmL) , esculcar* (AmL exc CS) ; [records/files] buscar* en, examinar to search one's memory hacer* memoria to search one's conscience examinar su ( or mi etc) conciencia, hacerse* un examen de concienciato search sth/sb for sth she searched the attic from top to bottom for the letters revolvió todo el ático buscando las cartas we searched the archives for conclusive evidence examinamos los archivos en busca de pruebas concluyentes I searched his face for a glimmer of recognition busqué en su rostro algún indicio de que me reconocía they searched him for drugs lo cachearon ( or registraron etc) para ver si tenía drogas they searched the woods for the missing child registraron el bosque en busca del niño desaparecido search me! [colloquial/familiar] ¡yo qué sé! [familiar/colloquial]
    More example sentences
    • Setting off the alarm at the security check, I was searched much more thoroughly than I'd ever been before.
    • The driver was searched by security guards but they did not check inside the lorry, said the newspaper.
    • Even I do not pay any attention to the armed guards searching me before I enter any public place.
    More example sentences
    • I come across you useful site while searching for a hotel near the airport.
    • If people come to your site and consistently search for specific keyword phrases, then you know you are not making those keyword phrases obvious to visitors.
    • You can search their site for trips with last-minute availability by location, activity, or date, or other criteria.

vi

  • buscar* we searched everywhere buscamos or miramos en todas partes to search for sth/sb buscar* algo/a algn they are searching for a way to … están buscando la manera de … they searched (around o about) for the missing ticket buscaron la entrada que faltaba por todas partesto search through sth we must search through his belongings tenemos que buscar entre sus cosas she searched through his papers for his will buscó su testamento entre sus papeles to search after sth [after wealth/fulfillment] ir* en busca de algo, perseguir* algo [literario/literary]
    More example sentences
    • His lax brown eyes scanned the conveyor belt carefully, searching for a black duffel bag.
    • We walked among the shops, searching for anyone who was looking for an apprentice.
    • He mounted once more and began to trot among the trees, searching for the source of the noise.

Phrasal verbs

search out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[reason] averiguar*, tratar de descubrir

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more

There are 2 translations of search in Spanish:

search2

n

  • 1.1 (hunt, quest) search (for sth/sb) búsqueda (f)(de algo/algn) the search for the child continues continúa la búsqueda de la niña after a fruitless search tras una búsqueda infructuosa we went in search of a policeman fuimos a buscar un policía they set off in search of adventure partieron en busca de aventuras we're in search of new premises estamos buscando un nuevo local
    More example sentences
    • In search of answers, they bolted and ran to alternative practitioners.
    • In search of opportunities to fulfil his dreams, he goes away from his caring brother.
    • Systematic literature searches were conducted to assess the evidence for and against the effectiveness of kava extract for treating anxiety.
    1.2 (examination, scrutiny — of building, pockets) registro (m), esculque (m) (AmL exc CS) ; (— of records, documents) inspección (f), examen (m) body search cacheo (m), requisa (f) (AmL) , cateo (m) (Méx) house search registro (m) domiciliario, allanamiento (m) (AmL) they made a search of the building registraron or (Col, Méx) esculcaron el edificio 1.3 [Comput] búsqueda (f); (before n) [time/operation] de búsqueda
    More example sentences
    • We found qualitative studies that focused directly on double standards through our computerized database searches.
    • They often asked questions that were too vague or did not lend themselves to keyword searches on the computer databases.
    • A computerized search through all relevant databases was also conducted using several combinations of keywords.
    1.4 (BrE) [Law] investigación del título de propiedad de un inmueble en el catastro
    More example sentences
    • After a two-month search of public records in Britain, all leads ran dry.
    • She maintains that she did not discover the transfer until 1998 when her lawyer conducted a title search on the property.
    • Instruct your solicitor to inspect local and national searches and the title deeds for any onerous covenants, restrictions, etc.

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more