diligent and systematic inquiry or investigation into a subject in order to discover or revise facts, theories, applications, etc.:
recent research in medicine.
a particular instance or piece of research.
verb (used without object)
to make researches; investigate carefully.
verb (used with object)
to make an extensive investigation into:
to research a matter thoroughly.
systematic investigation to establish facts or principles or to collect information on a subject
to carry out investigations into (a subject, problem, etc)
noun 1. a particular, detail, or point (usually preceded by in): to differ in some respect. 2. relation or reference: inquiries with respect to a route. 3. esteem for or a sense of the worth or excellence of a person, a personal quality or ability, or something considered as a manifestation of a personal quality […]
verb (used with object), rigged, rigging. 1. Chiefly Nautical. to put in proper order for working or use. to fit (a ship, mast, etc.) with the necessary shrouds, stays, etc. to fit (shrouds, stays, sails, etc.) to the mast, yard, or the like. 2. to furnish or provide with equipment, clothing, etc.; fit (usually followed […]
adjective 1. not completely ripe, as fruit.
verb (used with or without object) 1. to make or become ripe. 2. to bring or come to maturity, the proper condition, etc.; mature. verb 1. to make or become ripe