What are some opposite words for examine?

Antonyms for examine
ɪgˈzæm ɪn

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term examine.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas(verb)

    consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning

    "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives"

    Synonyms:
    contemplate, try out, psychoanalyse, consider, essay, meditate, psychoanalyze, break down, hit the books, test, learn, dissect, canvass, analyse, read, take apart, study, poll, take, try, canvas, analyze, probe, prove, see

  2. examine, see(verb)

    observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect

    "The customs agent examined the baggage"; "I must see your passport before you can enter the country"

    Synonyms:
    date, take in, figure, go out, analyze, look, find out, reckon, try, interpret, essay, find, view, go steady, try out, get word, meet, study, probe, construe, determine, see, realize, see to it, fancy, picture, visualize, analyse, realise, control, encounter, escort, learn, envision, watch, run into, regard, run across, test, come across, prove, go through, image, take care, assure, witness, get wind, ensure, attend, pick up, understand, experience, canvas, catch, visualise, consider, ascertain, hear, canvass, project, visit, discover, insure, get a line, check

  3. probe, examine(verb)

    question or examine thoroughly and closely

    Synonyms:
    see, probe, poke into, study, try, canvass, essay, test, analyze, prove, analyse, canvas, dig into, try out

  4. examine(verb)

    question closely

    Synonyms:
    see, analyze, study, try, canvass, essay, test, probe, prove, analyse, canvas, try out

  5. test, prove, try, try out, examine, essay(verb)

    put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to

    "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe"

    Synonyms:
    audition, rise, analyze, leaven, try, sample, show, testify, establish, test, evidence, try out, study, see, seek, try on, probe, quiz, attempt, essay, raise, adjudicate, render, prove, shew, judge, screen, taste, turn out, demonstrate, turn up, experiment, strain, analyse, stress, hear, canvass, assay, canvas, bear witness

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. examine

    Antonyms:
    discard, conjecture, gnew, slur, misconsider, misinvestigate

    Synonyms:
    weigh, ponder, investigate, perpend, test, scrutinize, criticize, prove, study, discuss, inquire, search, overhaul, explore, inspect

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. examine(v)

    Synonyms:
    inspect, scrutinize, question, audit, heckle, reconnoitre, review, search, probe, investigate, catechise

How to use examine in a sentence?

  1. Vangelis Boutas:

    We will only examine the possibility of a dialogue with the prime minister if he rescinds the (pension reform) bill.

  2. Alex Gibney:

    I think a lot of these people who over promise and imagine that they can do things well beyond what anybody else has done so far, they are possessed of a certain delusional quality — a certain kind of narcissistic belief in their own powers, that's become, in a way, kind of my stock and trade : to examine those characters,'cause there's something glorious about that.

  3. Roger Federer:

    I take the impacts and threat of climate change very seriously, particularly as my family and I arrive in Australia amidst devastation from the bushfires, as the father of four young children and a fervent supporter of universal education, I have a great deal of respect and admiration for the youth climate movement, and I am grateful to young climate activists for pushing us all to examine our behaviors and act on innovative solutions.

  4. Udio Katzanel:

    Katzanel told CEN. Katzanel and a team of surgeons used an endoscopic device to examine Talia’s throat then used micro-surgical clamps to remove it carefully. Luckily, the pendant had not caused any damage to her throat and nearby organs.

  5. Blaise Pascal:

    If we examine our thoughts, we shall find them always occupied with the past and the future.

How to pronounce examine?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say examine in sign language?

  1. examine

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