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Synonyms for investigation
ɪnˌvɛs tɪˈgeɪ ʃənin·ves·ti·ga·tion

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms4.5 / 2 votes

  1. investigation

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

    discovery, solution, clue, indication, thread

Princeton's WordNet2.5 / 2 votes

  1. probe, investigationnoun

    an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities

    "there was a congressional probe into the scandal"

    probe, investigating

  2. investigation, investigatingnoun

    the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically

    probe, investigating

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. investigationnoun

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.3 / 4 votes

  1. investigationnoun

    examination, inquiry, research

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  1. Bob Corker:

    While the case for removal of Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey laid out by Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein was thorough, his removal at this particular time will raise questions, it is essential that ongoing investigations are fulsome and free of political interference until their completion, and it is imperative that President Trump nominate a well-respected and qualified individual to lead the bureau at this critical time.

  2. Sol Orien:

    The investigation is ongoing, but we recently determined that an unauthorized individual acquired certain documents from our systems, those documents are currently under review, and we are working with a third-party technological forensic firm to determine the scope of potential data that may have been involved.

  3. William Barr:

    The inspector general's report now makes clear that The FBI launched an intrusive investigation of a US presidential campaign on the thinnest of suspicions, that, in my view, were insufficient to justify the steps taken, it is also clear that, from its inception the evidence produced by the investigation was consistently exculpatory.

  4. Dallas Police Department:

    The investigation has been forwarded to the Dallas County District Attorney's Office for their actions. Therefore, we respectfully decline your interview request.

  5. Ray McCann:

    Most transfer pricing cases that most tax authorities take on are fairly limited in their scope, it's unusual to take on an entire structure because a transfer pricing investigation is enormously resource intensive...it's a big deal.

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