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Synonyms for investigation
ɪnˌvɛs tɪˈgeɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. probe, investigation(noun)

    an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities

    "there was a congressional probe into the scandal"

    probe, investigating

  2. investigation, investigating(noun)

    the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically

    probe, investigating

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. investigation

    examination, search, scrutiny, research, study, inquiry, exploration, ventilation

    discovery, solution, clue, indication, thread

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. investigation(n.)

    examination, study, scrutiny, inquiry, research, exploration, inquisition, sifting

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. investigation(n)

    examination, inquiry, research

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  1. An FBI spokeswoman:

    Because it’s an ongoing investigation, I can’t say too much about it.

  2. Liberty Institute attorney Michael Berry:

    After our investigation, it is clear that the facts and law are on Chaplain Modder’s side, chaplain Modder has done nothing more than provide ministerial services in accordance with the precepts of Chaplain Modder faith – which is completely consistent with Navy rules and federal law.

  3. Laurence Bolotin:

    While the details of their actions are still under investigation, there is no doubt that some of our members engaged in ugly and unacceptable behavior, on behalf of our entire organization, I want to apologize to veterans, both those who were in Panama City Beach, and those who have felt the pain from afar, as well as to their families and all who support the Warrior Beach Retreat and had worked to make it a positive and meaningful occasion for attendees.

  4. Nancy Pelosi:

    The bribe is to grant or withhold military assistance in return for a public statement of a fake investigation into the elections. That's bribery.

  5. Phil Robertson:

    Nhat was in Thailand for one reason only, to apply for asylum and someone obviously didn't want him to - so now the Thai government should launch an immediate investigation to find out what happened to him.

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