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探す, 捜す, さがす
Conjugated: 探し
Godan verb, Transitive, esp. 探す for something desired and 捜す for something lost
1. to search for, to look for, to hunt for, to seek
2. to search (a house, pocket, etc.), to search through, to rummage in (e.g. a drawer), to fish around
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探し求める, 捜し求める, 探しもとめる, 捜しもとめる, さがしもとめる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to search for, to seek for, to look for
探し, きんさがし
searching for gold
探し, 人捜し, ひとさがし
1. searching for someone, search for a missing person
Only 人探し
2. searching for a (job) candidate, recruitment, scouting
探し, あら探し, あら捜し, アラ探し, 粗捜し, あらさがし, アラさがし
Takes suru
finding fault (with), being picky
探し, えさがし
hidden picture puzzle
探し, めくらさがし
searching blindly
探し, しょくさがし
job hunting, job searching
探し, 家捜し, いえさがし, やさがし
Takes suru, esp. いえさがし
1. house hunting
esp. やさがし
2. searching an entire house, searching a house thoroughly
探し, さがしに
in search of, in order to look for
探し, 捜し物, さがしもの
1. looking for something, searching for something
2. object being sought
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探し回る, 探しまわる, 捜し回る, 探し廻る, 捜し廻る, さがしまわる
Godan verb, Transitive
to search about for, to hunt around for, to look high and low for, to look everywhere for
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探し出す, 捜し出す, 探しだす, 捜しだす, さがし出す, さがしだす
Godan verb, Transitive
to track down, to locate, to find out, to smoke out, to ferret out, to chase up, to discover
仕事探し, しごとさがし
job hunting, job searching
自分探し, じぶんさがし
finding oneself, self-discovery, journey of self-discovery, search for self
犯人探し, 犯人捜し, はんにんさがし
searching for the culprit, trying to find out who did something
探し, 宝さがし, 宝捜し, たからさがし
1. treasure hunting, treasure hunt
2. lucky dip, game involving finding hidden prizes from a sand box, barrel of leaves, etc.
探し当てる, 探しあてる, 捜し当てる, さがしあてる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to find out, to discover, to detect
間違い探し, まちがいさがし
spot the difference (puzzle), photo hunt
探しあぐねる, 捜しあぐねる, 探し倦ねる, 捜し倦ねる, さがしあぐねる
Ichidan verb, Obscure term
to give up searching (for someone or something)
枕捜し, 枕探し, まくらさがし
bedroom theft or thief