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search party

noun as in finder

noun as in posse

noun as in posse

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Example Sentences

Ronnie, meanwhile, forms a small search party with two others.

From Vox

Dive teams and search parties were called, but they failed to find his body.

From Ozy

In the dense forest, he’d eluded the official search parties—including that helicopter that had narrowly missed him—that had been dispatched as soon as he and Royle failed to return the evening of the crash.

From Time

Some had even been part of the search party when Ahmad went missing.

He therefore organized a search party of all the male servants on the estate, besides a couple of volunteers, making in all nine.

Excepting herself and Marian, there was nobody in the house but the cook, whose husband had also joined the search party.

I agree with Jessie that the townspeople should send out a search party, and I for one refuse to give up the hike.

I had not told anyone that I proposed to come to the Blue John mine, and it was unlikely that a search party would come after me.

As in duty bound they told him; and the search party turned in the direction of the log shanty.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to search party, such as: acquirer, appropriator, claimant, discoverer, and spotter.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.