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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 use examine in a sentence?

  1. Albert Einstein:

    When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

  2. Homeland Security spokesman S.Y. Lee:

    While the NCCIC is aware of this report, we have not independently verified the alleged vulnerabilities and we continue to work actively with stakeholder and industry partners to examine the claims made in the report.

  3. Bobby Elesky:

    There were times when the air quality was so bad that you would just drop to your knees and throw up, we made jokes at the time because we had no idea how serious it was.’ But Elesky says he found out when he returned home in 2005 and was told during a checkup that he had nearly 20 parasites in his body. More than a decade after his return, Elskey has suffered from myriad health issues, including plasmacytoma -- a condition where rare tumors attack soft tissue in the nasal cavity or bone marrow. He is grateful for the treatment he has received from the VA, but said the bureaucracy was difficult to deal with. Elesky said he was initially denied enrollment into the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ Burn Pit Registry -- which was created to research and examine the potential threats from burn pit exposure.

  4. 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.

  5. Vikrant Parsai:

    I always take my anger lightly. I examine my anger and learn from it every time.


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