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search party

n
a group of people taking part in an organized search, as for a lost, missing, or wanted person
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.search party - a party of people to search for someone
party, company - a band of people associated temporarily in some activity; "they organized a party to search for food"; "the company of cooks walked into the kitchen"
Translations
فِرقَة التَّفْتيش عن شَخْص ضائِعفَرِيقُ البَحْث
pátrací četapátrací skupina
eftersøgningshold
etsintäpartio
spasilačka ekipa
mentőosztag
leitarflokkur
捜索隊
수색대
pátracia skupina
skallgångskedja
คณะผู้สำรวจผู้สูญหาย
đoàn người đi tìm kiếm

search party

nsquadra di soccorso

search

(səːtʃ) verb
1. (often with for) to look for something by careful examination. Have you searched through your pockets thoroughly?; I've been searching for that book for weeks.
2. (of the police etc) to examine, looking for eg stolen goods. He was taken to the police station, searched and questioned.
noun
an act of searching. His search did not take long.
ˈsearcher noun
ˈsearching adjective
trying to find out the truth by careful examination. He gave me a searching look.
ˈsearchingly adverb
ˈsearchlight noun
a strong light with a beam that can be turned in any direction, used eg to see enemy aeroplanes in the sky.
search party
a group of people looking for a missing person. When the climbers failed to return, a search party was sent out.
search warrant
a warrant giving legal permission to the police to search a house etc.
in search of
searching for. We went in search of a restaurant.

search party

فَرِيقُ البَحْث pátrací četa eftersøgningshold Suchmannschaft ομάδα διάσωσης partida de rescate etsintäpartio équipe de secours spasilačka ekipa squadra di soccorso 捜索隊 수색대 zoektocht letemannskap ekipa poszukiwawcza equipa de salvamento, equipe de salvamento поисковая группа skallgångskedja คณะผู้สำรวจผู้สูญหาย arama ekibi đoàn người đi tìm kiếm 搜索救援组
References in classic literature ?
He called in a few of the police to assist in routing out the interior, leaving the rest to spread themselves in a search party outside.
Also with Search Party, On Parole, Surf Green and Before Munich.
The terrorists fired on the search party of the security forces, who retaliated.
The event, which saw 41 lots of items donated by the local community, was organised by a mid-Wales estate agent whose staff formed part of the original search party looking for James.
According to the detail given by ISPR spokesman here the troops were parts of search party for handlers of rescued foreigners the other day.
The troops were part of the search party for handlers of Canadian-American family that was recently freed by the Pakistan Army, the military's media wing said in a statement.
He was found on Saturday afternoon by one of the search party in woodlands at Clay Bank, above Great Broughton.
The search party reached a house and they were fired upon.
Madison volunteered to join the search party at the end of (http://www.
The search party, which included North East Wales Search and Rescue (NEWSAR) and the Search and Rescue Dogs Association (SARDA) was spotted scouring beaches, sections of Offa's Dyke path, Prestatyn quarry, and hillsides around Bishopswood Road above the village of Meliden.
A 1,655-strong search party and four excavators have been deployed to unearth the 20-meter thick earth that buried 35 houses.
Things get off to a bad start when a search party runs out of water, leaving the team facing three days without food.