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Synonyms for examine
ɪgˈzæm ɪn

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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

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

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

Editors Contribution

  1. test-taker

    Submitted by rinat on October 3, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. examine(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    inspect, observe

  2. examine(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    scrutinize, investigate, study, consider, canvass, inquire into, search into, look into, inquire about

  3. examine(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    interrogate (in order to elicit truth or to test qualifications), catechise, put questions to

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. examine(v)

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

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How to say examine in sign language?

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How to use examine in a sentence?

  1. Edward Daniels:

    We are very pleased to have been part of this historic delegation. Clearly Iran remains under sanctions with time before sanctions will be unwound and clearly we will be absolutely adhering to all sanctions, having said that, when sanctions are removed we will look to examine possible options to work in Iran.

  2. Alan Tauber:

    ( H) e has had the most precious years of Chester Hollman III life stolen from Chester Hollman III by an indifferent system that too often refuses to re-examine doubtful cases or credit evidence of obvious innocence, we are only sorry that Chester Hollman III mother did not live to see Chester Hollman III declared an innocent man.

  3. Burton:

    Every man knows his own but not others? defects and miseries; and ?tis the nature of all men still to reflect upon themselves their own misfortunes, not to examine or consider other men?s, not to confer themselves with others; to recount their own miseries but not their good gifts, fortunes, benefits which they have, to ruminate on their adversity, but not once to think on their prosperity, not what they have but what they want.

  4. Hiroshi Miyazaki:

    Eventually, the slowing economy will hurt employment, so there is a growing chance the BOJ will have to re-examine its policies.

  5. Mac Thornberry:

    There's a lot more work for Congress to do, we'll be holding hearings and other events to examine the military implications, including whether other countries will be encouraged to develop their own nuclear capability in order to keep up with what Iran is allowed to do under this agreement. And whether there is an increased threat to U.S. servicemembers.


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