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examine

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Synonyms for investigate

to study closely or systematically

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

Synonyms for investigate

conduct an inquiry or investigation of

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He knew he was not in the room, though he stood up on his hind-legs and investigated the low bunk, his keen little nose quivering delightedly while he made little sniffs of delight as he smelled the recent presence of Skipper.
Amidships, squatting on the deck near the sky-light, he investigated several of the boat's crew and Lerumie.
After several such experiences, he had investigated and decided that Kwaque was sufficiently sick to require a doctor.
White Fang, snarling fiercely, scrambled backward for several yards, while Matt stooped and investigated his leg.
Suspicious circumstances have not been investigated.
In vain we tried to see him, to have his case reconsidered or investigated.
He closely investigated every person in it with one glance of his cunningly watchful eyes.
Two swans waddled up from the mirroring water and investigated us.
The Nova Scotia Moores investigated, and found she had got to Havana and discharged her cargo and took on another and left for home; and that was all they ever found out about her.
In 1838 another Frenchman, Pelouze, investigated its different properties, and finally, in 1846, Schonbein, professor of chemistry at Bale, proposed its employment for purposes of war.
To supply the large demand for copies he investigated and mastered the new art by which they might be so wonderfully multiplied and about 1475, at fifty years of age, set up a press at Bruges in the modern Belgium, where he issued his 'Recueil,' which was thus the first English book ever put into print.
The women and children are now disposed of, but the other question of the rulers must be investigated from the very beginning.
Upon innumerable occasions he had investigated the internal mechanism of his kills, and once or twice he had opened the chest cavity of victims in time to see the heart still pumping.
There's some tomfoolery going on here that has to be investigated.
How far our knowledge of the past is due to memory, and how far to other sources, is of course a matter to be investigated, but there can be no doubt that memory forms an indispensable part of our knowledge of the past.
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