Synonyms for searching

Synonyms for (adjective) searching

Synonyms: searching

Definition: exploring thoroughly

Similar words: explorative, exploratory

Definition: serving in or intended for exploration or discovery

Usage: an exploratory operation; exploratory reconnaissance; digging an exploratory well in the Gulf of Mexico; exploratory talks between diplomats


Synonyms: inquisitory, searching, probing

Definition: diligent and thorough in inquiry or investigation

Usage: a probing inquiry; a searching investigation of their past dealings

Similar words: inquiring

Definition: given to inquiry

Usage: an inquiring mind


Synonyms: searching, trenchant

Definition: having keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought, expression, or intellect

Usage: searching insights; trenchant criticism

Similar words: intelligent

Definition: having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree

Usage: is there intelligent life in the universe?; an intelligent question