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Synonyms for probe

Synonyms for probe

the act or an instance of exploring or investigating

something, as a remark, used to determine the attitude of another


a seeking of knowledge, data, or the truth about something

to go into or through for the purpose of making discoveries or acquiring information

to test the attitude of

Synonyms for probe

an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities

a flexible slender surgical instrument with a blunt end that is used to explore wounds or body cavities

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an exploratory action or expedition

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an investigation conducted using a flexible surgical instrument to explore an injury or a body cavity

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question or examine thoroughly and closely

examine physically with or as if with a probe

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In April the CMA called for a full-scale review of the retailer's takeover of 99p Stores and following an in depth probe the deal was provisionally cleared.
After an in- depth probe spanning six months, the panel, in its preliminary report in February, had put Srinivasan's role under close scrutiny, indicted his son- in- law Gurunath Meiyappan, and pointed fingers at the role of 12 prominent names in cricket, including capped India players.
Underwater Detectors with cable assemblies are designed for biological and depth probe studies, measurement of UV water purification system output and pollution monitoring.
For an in- depth probe into the matter, the CBI is in the process to register the preliminary enquiry within a day or two," SP, CBI's Chandigarh unit, Vineet Brij Lal said.
The Prime Minister revealed he had asked sleazebuster Sir Patrick Neill to launch an in- depth probe into the way political parties are funded.