to visit
(The original idea was to go to someone to "seek" something, but then the meaning shifted. Not that "besuchen" is NOT as common as you think. It sounds a little formal, an stilted and you typically don't use it to visit friends.)
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The meaning of "suchen" (and its prefix versions)

Today, we'll take a look at the meaning of "suchen" and go over all its useful prefix versions and see what visiting, trying and choosing has to do with search.


suchen, die Suche, versuchen, der Versuch, aussuchen, durchsuchen, untersuchen, besuchen, der Besuch

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