look over carefully
"Please inspect your father's will carefully"
come to see in an official or professional capacity
"The governor visited the prison"; "The grant administrator visited the laboratory"
confab, natter, bring down, impose, claver, chat, call in, scrutinize, confabulate, chew the fat, jaw, chatter, chit-chat, audit, visit, gossip, call, chitchat, scrutinise, inflict, travel to, shoot the breeze, chaffer, see
audit, scrutinize, scrutinise, inspect(verb)
examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification
"audit accounts and tax returns"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To see is simply to become conscious of an object of vision; to look is to make a conscious and direct endeavor to see. To behold is to fix the sight and the mind with distinctness and consideration upon something that has come to be clearly before the eyes. We may look without seeing, as in pitch-darkness, and we may see without looking, as in case of a flash of lightning. To gaze is to look intently, long, and steadily upon an object. To glance is to look casually or momentarily. To stare is to look with a fixed intensity such as is the effect of surprise, alarm, or rudeness. To scan is to look at minutely, to note every visible feature. To inspect is to go below the surface, uncover, study item by item. View and survey are comprehensive, survey expressing the greater exactness of measurement or estimate. Watch brings in the element of time and often of wariness; we watch for a movement or change, a signal, the approach of an enemy, etc. Compare APPEAR.
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How to use inspect in a sentence?
In the future, farmers could send machines into their fields to inspect the crops, workers on manufacturing floors could direct robots to one side of the warehouse to collect items, then quickly direct them to another area if the need changes.
We don't have, in the World Health Organization, the power to go and inspect beyond what countries tell us.
We have been complaining about safety problems since production started, but with other production unit accidents, the ANP finally decided to inspect the production units, we finally decided to stop doing any more construction work on the production unit.
Our inspectional services department will inspect the facility to make sure that the cleaning was done in compliance with our guidelines.
Once the sea house reaches the shore, the owner of this house can come to inspect it, as well as come forward to the Thai authorities in order to prove themselves in the legal process.
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