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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. investigation

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  1. Diane Richardson:

    She's not in custody as charges are still pending. We are waiting for the investigation to wrap up, which could take a couple of weeks.

  2. South Alabama spokesman Bob Lowry:

    USAPD officers arrived at the location and following an on-site interview with a student wearing an empty gun holster, issued a campus judicial citation to the student, upon further investigation, it has been determined that the citation should not have been issued and it has been rescinded.

  3. John Durhamannounced:

    Based on the evidence collected to date, and while our investigation is ongoing, last month we advised the Inspector General that we do not agree with some of the reports conclusions as to predication and how the The FBI case was opened.

  4. Amanda Whatley:

    They have all been verified by the medical officer in charge of the investigation.The eighth child was diagnosed in December, which is what prompted the video.

  5. Kellyanne Conway:

    The White House is not getting involved in the FBI investigation in that way, the President has said The President very much respects the independence of the FBI and feels, as The President said last night, that they should look into anything that is credible within that limited scope.

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