Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun research

2 senses of research

Sense 1
research -- (systematic investigation to establish facts)
       => investigation, investigating -- (the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically)

Sense 2
inquiry, enquiry, research -- (a search for knowledge; "their pottery deserves more research than it has received")
       => problem solving -- (the thought processes involved in solving a problem)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb research

2 senses of research

Sense 1
research -- (attempt to find out in a systematically and scientific manner; "The student researched the history of that word")
       => investigate, look into -- (investigate scientifically; "Let's investigate the syntax of Chinese")

Sense 2
research, search, explore -- (inquire into; "the students had to research the history of the Second World War for their history project"; "He searched for information on his relatives on the web"; "Scientists are exploring the nature of consciousness")
       => investigate, look into -- (investigate scientifically; "Let's investigate the syntax of Chinese")

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