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Synonyms for investigate
ɪnˈvɛs tɪˌgeɪtin·ves·ti·gate

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  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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  1. investigateverb

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

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  1. investigateverb

    Synonyms:
    probe, sift, examine

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How to use investigate in a sentence?

  1. Benjamin Weinthal:

    We expectUNRWAto review the allegations, investigate them, and if warranted, take disciplinary or other corrective actionin line with UN policies, up to and including termination of employment or contracts,andhold anyone found to have engaged in suchconduct accountable.

  2. Bridget Coit:

    They're really hard for the victim, their families, and officers and other authorities trying to investigate those, they include multiple components, sometimes the delay in reporting can result in lack of evidence, fear on the victim’s part of making a report, or the child’s development at the time the abuse starts or when they decide to make the report.

  3. Shinji Nishimoto:

    We would like to understand how the brain works under naturalistic conditions, toward such a goal, we are planning to investigate how various forms of information — vision, semantics, languages, impressions, etcetera — are encoded in the brain by modeling the relationship between our experiences and brain activity. We also aim to investigate how multimodal information is related to achieve semantic activities in the brain. In particular, we will work on generating descriptions about what a person thinks.

  4. Alex Villanueva:

    We have been defunded, degraded. Our capacity to fight crime, investigate crime and hold people accountable when they commit a crime – all that is going downhill. And not to the benefit of the residents of L.A. County, as you can judge by the numbers, they are going in the wrong direction.

  5. The Chick-fil-A:

    We are continuing to investigate this situation, including what happened before the video was taken and how it escalated so quickly.


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