Definition of 探

  • grope
  • search
  • look for
  • search
  • look for

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • タン
  • さぐ
  • さが

Popular Words With This Kanji

探る, さぐる

to feel around for, to fumble for, to grope for, to search for, to look for, to investigate, to probe into, to spy on, to sound out, to explore (parts unknown), to enjoy (natural beauty)

探す, 捜す, さがす

to search (for something lost), to seek (a suspect in a crime), to search (for something desired, needed), to look for

探検, 探険, たんけん

exploration, expedition

探検, 探険, たんけん

exploration, expedition

探査, たんさ

probe, inquiry, enquiry, investigation

探偵, たんてい

detective, sleuth, investigator

探求, たんきゅう

quest, pursuit

探知, たんち

detection

探索, たんさく

search, lookup, hunt, (item of) research, exploration, investigation

手探り, 手さぐり, てさぐり

fumbling, groping


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