(~es, ~ing, ~ed)
Frequency: The word is one of the 700 most common words in English.
Research is work that involves studying something and trying to discover facts about it.
65 percent of the 1987 budget went for nuclear weapons ~ and production.
N-UNCOUNT: also N in pl
If you ~ something, you try to discover facts about it.
She spent two years in South Florida ~ing and filming her documentary...
So far we haven’t been able to find anything, but we’re still ~ing.
VERB: V n, V
He chose to join the company as a market ~er.