The area of the Indian Ocean left to be searched for Flight 370 is vast—more than 23,000 square miles.
He was immediately apprehended by police and when searched was found to be in possession of a knife, which was seized.
He has searched Belgium for Americans shot down in the Battle of the Bulge.
For instance, we know that Casey's computer and cellphone records were seized and searched.
They searched the house and the garage, and Casey noticed that the pool ladder was still attached.
Carley searched her pockets for her goggles, only to ascertain that she had forgotten them.
Man followed their example and searched until he found an empty grotto.
They searched for a dry place on a cliff directly over the water, and here they sat down.
While he searched desperately for an answer, Andrew found none.
Now they were seven little dwarfs, that lived among the mountains, and dug and searched for gold.
c.1300, from Old French cerchier "to search" (12c., Modern French chercher), from Latin circare "go about, wander, traverse," in Late Latin "to wander hither and thither," from circus "circle" (see circus). Phrase search me as a verbal shrug of ignorance first recorded 1901. Search engine attested from 1988. Search and destroy as a modifier is 1966, American English, from the Vietnam War. Search and rescue is from 1944.
c.1400, "act of searching;" early 15c., "right to investigate illegal activity; examination of records, wills, etc.; a search through an area or a place," from Anglo-French serche, Old French cerche, from cerchier (see search (v.)). Search warrant attested from 1739.