Searching vs Rummaging - What's the difference?

searching | rummaging |


As verbs the difference between searching and rummaging

is that searching is while rummaging is .

As nouns the difference between searching and rummaging

is that searching is search; hunt while rummaging is the act of one who rummages.

As an adjective searching

is thorough.

searching

English

Verb

(head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Thorough.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • search; hunt
  • * {{quote-news, year=2007, date=November 4, author=Mark Oppenheimer, title=The Turning of an Atheist, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=Depending on whom you ask, Antony Flew is either a true convert whose lifelong intellectual searchings finally brought him to God or a senescent scholar possibly being exploited by his associates.}}

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    rummaging

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of one who rummages.
  • * 1905 , Henry James, The Golden Bowl (page 400)
  • There was always the impossibility, of course, of finding him anything, the least bit "good," that he wouldn't already, long ago, in his rummagings , have seen himself