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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.
"During the search operation, the hiding terrorists fired on the search party. The fire was retaliated leading to an encounter," the release read.
The body was retrieved by a search party in Nyamarambe, South Mugirango.
Superintendent Mabophiwa said a search party including the police, members of the Botswana Defence Force and Wildlife Officers had been dispatched to search for the elephant as there were fears that the elephant could kill another human being.
During the operation, the terrorists who were hiding fired on the search party. The fire was retaliated, leading to an encounter," which resulted in the killing of two militants.
The militants present inside a house fired upon search party, which was retaliated by it resulting into a stand-off," a police official posted in Shopian told Xinhua.
Also in the search party was Alex's dad's cousin Amanda Musgrove and her partner Malcolm Dawson.
'The alarm was given and a number of workmen formed a search party.' Lamp cabin attendant Peter Mitchell, strolling round the pithead, spotted a 'broad-shoulder man' who made off at 'extraordinary speed' over ground covered in wires and metal.
In the park statement, Phillips commended the search party for helping the family find closure.
A search party attempted to find the body, but after a lengthy search found a pair of trousers a human skull on Thursday.
Summary: A search party found a human skull and a pair of trousers
He reported spotting two unidentified shapes on the mountain and though it is not clear what they may be- tents, rags- the ground search party has called for a helicopter,' he said.