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Synonyms for investigate
ɪnˈvɛs tɪˌgeɪtin·ves·ti·gate

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Princeton's WordNet1.6 / 7 votes

  1. investigate, look intoverb

    investigate scientifically

    "Let's investigate the syntax of Chinese"

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

  2. investigate, inquire, enquireverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    inquire, ask, look into, wonder, enquire

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Dictionary of English Synonymes3.0 / 2 votes

  1. investigateverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.5 / 2 votes

  1. investigateverb

    Synonyms:
    probe, sift, examine

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How to use investigate in a sentence?

  1. David Bowdich:

    We want to ensure that if they made contact with anyone that we don't already know about between those hours or between that time that we're able to fully investigate those matters.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    And so we're working with the international community to investigate that.

  3. Zhanna Nemtsova:

    The Russian authorities do not want to investigate this case, these people (in Chechnya) receive cover up. We cannot proceed with the investigation if we receive such obstacles.

  4. Prince Mohammed bin Salman:

    Saudi Arabia will go and implement all necessary rules and investigate deeply in order to achieve results. And to bring to justice those who are responsible for this heinous crime, and they will be put before courts.

  5. Paul Hayne:

    The one [ question ] that Im very interested in is the question of ice and the poles, wed like to know how much [ ice there is ] and where, and collect new data to investigate this.


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