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Synonyms for examine
ɪgˈzæm ɪnex·am·ine

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvasverb

    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, seeverb

    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, examineverb

    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. examineverb

    question closely

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

  5. test, prove, try, try out, examine, essayverb

    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

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  1. test-taker

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. examineverb

    Synonyms:
    inspect, observe

  2. examineverb

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

  3. examineverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. examineverb

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

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How to use examine in a sentence?

  1. Evan Saitta:

    One can examine the edges to see if they are broken.

  2. The ELN:

    The government has said it wants to end armed conflict ... we have assisted in dialogue to examine the real will of the government and if at the end of the analysis we conclude that arms are no longer necessary, we are ready to consider giving them up.

  3. District Attorney Jackie Lacey:

    In a few instances, new evidence is discovered and, on rare occasions, mistakes are found, whenever we receive new credible information that may exonerate a person, the responsibility is on us, as prosecutors, to re-examine the facts and, if appropriate, to seek to vacate a wrongful conviction.

  4. Andrew Yang for president:

    I was in the exam room, and I was dressed and ready to go, then, at the last minute, he kind of made up an excuse. He said something about,' I think you might need a C-section,' and he proceeded to grab me over to him and undress me and examine me internally, ungloved. I knew it was wrong. I knew I was being assaulted.

  5. Amie Ahanchian:

    This will likely pave the way for importers of coffee and other duty-free products, once it is on the radar screens of these other companies, they may examine their supply chains and consider the benefits of an FTZ.


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