English Thesaurus
(verb) 
Definition
to attempt to catch fish
He learnt to fish in the River Cam.
Synonyms
(verb) 
Definition
to grope for and find with some difficulty
He fished in his pocket for the key.
Synonyms
look (for)
,
search
Armed troops searched the hospital yesterday.
,
delve
He delved into his rucksack and pulled out a folder.
,
ferret
She ferreted among some papers.
,
rummage
They rummage through piles of second-hand clothes.
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fossick (Australian, New Zealand)
If you fossick around in some specialist music stores, you may be lucky enough to find a copy.

Phrasal verbs

See fish for something

related words

related adjectives piscineichthyoidichthyic
name of young fryfingerling
collective nouns shoaldraughthaulruncatch
name of home redd
related mania ichthyomania

see also subject word lists: 

See SharksSee Shellfish

subject word lists

See Types of fishSee Extinct fish

Additional synonyms

in the sense of delve
Definition
to dig
He delved into his rucksack and pulled out a folder.
Synonyms
dig,
fossick (Australian, New Zealand)
in the sense of ferret
Definition
to search around
She ferreted among some papers.
Synonyms
fossick (Australian, New Zealand)
in the sense of fossick
Definition
to search for, through, or in something; to forage
If you fossick around in some specialist music stores, you may be lucky enough to find a copy.

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