What does the word research mean?

Usage examples for research

  1. " Thus to- day, by the aid of historical research, we are enabled to regard the Creeds in the light of their usefulness to life. – The Inside of the Cup, Volume 5 by Winston Churchill
  2. Teaching's the thing for me- for it leaves four months over for my own work, the real work of my life- scientific study and research! – A College Girl by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  3. You know, research and discovery aren't nearly so difficult as people think- if only you have the courage to say a thing or try a thing now and then that it isn't usual to say or try. – Marriage by H. G. Wells