"search" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

search [sɜːtʃ]
noun
1 (hunt) búsqueda (f);for de
for lost object, missing person
after a long search I found the key después de mucho buscar, encontré la llave; police launched a massive search for the killer la policía ha emprendido una enorme operación de búsqueda para encontrar al asesino; the search for peace la búsqueda de la paz
We eventually found the keys after a long search He spent another long evening looking through his books in the study. a painstaking search The search was called off when the child herself telephoned the police the search was abandoned the natural adolescent search for a personal identity we are united in our search for balance and harmony
in search of en busca de
they come to the city in search of work vienen a la ciudad en busca de trabajo; we went in search of a restaurant fuimos a buscar un restaurante
I wandered off the freeway in search of a gas station This postwar era brought million of blacks from the rural South to the industrial North in search of jobs
to make or conduct a search llevar a cabo una búsqueda
a 26-member team of inspectors will go to Baghdad Saturday to conduct another search for concealed weapons Security officials conducted a search throughout the complex but found no bombs the weapon could have been removed before we made our search Make a search immediately.Report back to me at once! A huge search for the missing child was mounted
search and rescue búsqueda y rescate
An alpine search and rescue team found Lancaster the day after he disappeared special operations forces carried out the search and rescue mission
2 (inspection) [of building, place] registro (m); [of records] inspección (f)
I have ordered a search of the house for security reasons A search of Brady's house revealed nothing that could connect him with the robberies The exhaustive search of the crime scene had failed to turn up a weapon after weekend leave, prisoners re-entering the prison had \to undergo a strip search\ The troops are to have powers of arrest and search normally exercised only by the police the bank couldn't press me for the funds until they had conducted a search an extensive search through existing literature revealed that ...
she had to submit to a body search tuvo que dejar que la registraran or cachearan
police made a thorough search of the premises la policía registró todo el local
3 (Comput) búsqueda (f)
The best way to navigate your way around the Internet is to carry out a search using a name or keyword to [do] [make] a computer search Describe the subject you are researching and the librarian will do the computer search for you I had this vision of you doing a computer search and writing the word `revenge" in and seeing how many stories came up He made his computer search methodically, aware of the limitations, for first he had to get permissions
4 (Britain) (Jur) comprobación de datos de un inmueble en el registro de la propiedad
to get a (local authority) search done sacar una nota simple en el registro de la propiedad; (Esp)
One of the biggest problems many house-buyers will face is the four to eight week delay in getting a local authority search done. As an alternative, talk to your solicitor about conducting a personal search we're waiting for the search to be completed before we exchange contracts of sale
verb:transitive
1 [+building, luggage, pockets] registrar; catear; (Méx) [+person] registrar; cachear; catear; (Méx)
to search sth/sb (for sth/sb)
he searched his pockets for change se miró los bolsillos en busca de monedas; she searched the kitchen drawers for her keys buscó las llaves en los cajones de la cocina; I searched the whole house for food he revuelto toda la casa en busca de comida; we searched the entire office but the file didn't turn up registramos la oficina de arriba abajo pero no encontramos el archivo
the police are searching the woods
they were searched for weapons as they left los registraron or cachearon or catearon a la salida para ver si llevaban armas; (Méx)
Volunteers are searching the whole area trying to find possible survivors customs officials searched his luggage for drugs They seized the bag he was holding, searched him and handcuffed him People were always searched for weapons and drugs as they entered the club
to search high and low (for sth/sb) remover el cielo y la tierra (en busca de algo/algn)
search me! ¡yo qué sé!; ¡ni idea!
2 (scan) [+documents, records] examinar
his eyes searched the sky for the approaching helicopter escudriñó el cielo en busca del helicóptero que se acercaba; his eyes searched my face for any sign of guilt sus ojos escudriñaban mi rostro en busca de algún rastro de culpabilidad
I searched his face for some sign of emotion I searched our records to locate his home address he has ordered embassies in Europe to search their files for records of Bill Clinton's travel They searched the literature and found that nothing had been written on this subject before she searched the adverts for a suitable car I searched his eyes for a clue to his thoughts
to search one's conscience examinar (uno) su conciencia
to search one's memory hacer memoria
she searched her memory for anything she might have said to upset him She continued what she was doing, searching her mind for the reply she should make I searched my heart for one good thing she had done for me He searched his soul for signs of remorse or guilt
3 (Comput) buscar en
The program was set up so as to search the database for surnames or for addresses the computer will search its memory to find compatible men to introduce you to
verb:intransitive
buscar
to search [after] sth
to search after truth/happiness buscar la verdad/la felicidad
I eagerly embraced Christianity for it seemed to me to be what I had been obscurely searching after
to search for sth/sb buscar algo/a algn
we searched everywhere for the missing keys buscamos las llaves que faltaban en todas partes; they are searching for a solution to the crisis están buscando una solución a la crisis
to search through sth (for sth)
rescuers searched through the rubble for survivors los del equipo de rescate buscaron supervivientes entre los escombros; he searched through our passports examinó nuestros pasaportes
she searched through the pile of forms on her desk I searched through my things for a clean pair of socks "search and replace"
modifier
search engine (n) (Internet) buscador (m); motor (m) de búsqueda
search party (n) pelotón (m) de búsqueda
search warrant (n) orden (f) de registro

Verb Conjugations for "search" (go to buscar)

Indicative

Present
Preterit
Future
I search I searched I will search
you search you searched you will search
he/she searches he/she searched he/she will search
we search we searched we will search
you search you searched you will search
they search they searched they will search
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