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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"

    Synonyms:
    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"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. investigate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    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)

    Synonyms:
    probe, sift, examine

How to pronounce investigate?

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How to use investigate in a sentence?

  1. Anthony Ruggiero:

    Trump needs to unleash the Treasury Department to investigate Chinese companies and banks, tell them it's not going to be allowed and fine them.

  2. Lopez Obrador:

    We have to investigate if President Pena Nieto is involved and see how long the company has been operating, what contracts it received ... if they were awarded directly, through tenders.

  3. Ukrainian President Poroshenko:

    We are going to file a suit to the Hague tribunal, which must investigate into these crimes against humanity, it is a test for humanity and moral dignity. Because turning a blind eye to such horrible and shameful crimes means indulging terrorists and aggressors and violating high European values for which Ukrainians are suffering and dying.

  4. Police Khalid Abu Bakar:

    We will investigate according to the proper legal procedures. If there is a case to be made, we will discuss it with the attorney-general's chambers and take further action if needed.

  5. Ateny Wek:

    We have been informed of the report and take anything like this very seriously, we make every effort to investigate accusations aimed at our forces.


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