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?
Judge Cogan's decision suggests Judge Cogan has no understanding of how OSHA works or the dire situation facing workers who may be exposed to the Covid-19, oSHA is only inspecting a tiny fraction of workplaces where workers have reported uncontrolled exposure, and, even if OSHA did inspect, OSHA has no standard to measure compliance against because Labor Secretary Gene Scalia has refused to issue an Emergency Standard for Covid exposure.
Our inspectional services department will inspect the facility to make sure that the cleaning was done in compliance with our guidelines.
She came here to inspect stones without bringing any tools, no magnifying glass, no diamond dealers loop, nothing, so it was obvious she was about to pull something.
Make sure that the inspectors actually inspect. Make sure that the snapback sanctions actually snap back. And make sure that Iran's violations aren't swept under the Persian rug, of one thing, I can assure you: Israel will be watching closely.
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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