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Synonyms for investigate
ɪnˈvɛs tɪˌgeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. investigate, look into(verb)

    investigate scientifically

    "Let's investigate the syntax of Chinese"

    inquire, check into, check out, enquire, look into, suss out, check over, check, check up on, go over

  2. investigate, inquire, enquire(verb)

    conduct an inquiry or investigation of

    "The district attorney's office investigated reports of possible irregularities"; "inquire into the disappearance of the rich old lady"

    inquire, ask, look into, wonder, enquire

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. investigate(v. a.)

    examine, scrutinize, canvass, study, sift, consider, overhaul, explore, probe, dissect, look into, search out, search into, inquire into, follow up

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. investigate(v)

    probe, sift, examine

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  1. Scott Applewhite -RRB- Hannity:

    Democrats are now attempting to investigate, believe it or not, the Russia hoax for yet a fifth time. Today they moved forward with a plan. They want to go after the A.G. And former White House counsel, Don McGahn ... and hold them in contempt for refusing to participate in their sham hearings.

  2. Najib Balala:

    Then we will investigate if Tsavo East National Park was the appropriate place to do the translocation.

  3. Lisa Banks:

    Asking her to come forward in four or five days and sit before Judiciary Committee on national TV is not a fair process. If they care about doing the right thing here and treating this seriously as they have said, then they will do the right thing and they will properly investigate this, and she will work with them in that investigation and also to share her story with Judiciary Committee.

  4. Philonise Floyd:

    The way you saw my brother tortured and murdered on camera is the way black people are treated by police in America, i hope that you will consider establishing an independent commission of inquiry to investigate police killings of black people in America, and the violence used against peaceful protesters.

  5. The DOT spokesman:

    The Justice Department and FAA have undertaken unprecedented steps to investigate and understand the incident and the process of certification for this aircraft.

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