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Synonyms for probe
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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"

    Synonyms:
    investigation, investigating

  2. probe(noun)

    a flexible slender surgical instrument with a blunt end that is used to explore wounds or body cavities

    Synonyms:
    investigation

  3. probe(noun)

    an exploratory action or expedition

    Synonyms:
    investigation

  4. probe(verb)

    an investigation conducted using a flexible surgical instrument to explore an injury or a body cavity

    Synonyms:
    investigation

  5. probe, examine(verb)

    question or examine thoroughly and closely

    Synonyms:
    see, examine, poke into, study, try, canvass, essay, test, analyze, prove, analyse, canvas, dig into, try out

  6. probe, dig into, poke into(verb)

    examine physically with or as if with a probe

    "probe an anthill"

    Synonyms:
    poke into, dig into, examine

Wiktionary

  1. probe(noun)

    Synonyms:
    yosu-miru

  2. probe(noun)

    a model of Ford automobile

    If you probe further, you may discover different reasons.

    Synonyms:
    yosu-miru

  3. probe(noun)

    To insert a probe into.

    Synonyms:
    yosu-miru

  4. probe(noun)

    An act of probing; a prod, a poke.

    Synonyms:
    yosu-miru

  5. probe(noun)

    An investigation or inquiry.

    They launched a probe into the cause of the accident.

    Synonyms:
    yosu-miru

  6. probe(noun)

    A tube attached to an aircraft which can be fitted into the drogue from a tanker aircraft to allow for aerial refuelling.

    Synonyms:
    yosu-miru

  7. probe(noun)

    A small device, especially an electrode, used to explore, investigate or measure something by penetrating or being placed in it.

    Insert the probe into the soil and read the temperature.

    Synonyms:
    yosu-miru

  8. probe(noun)

    A small, usually unmanned, spacecraft used to acquire information or measurements about its surroundings.

    Synonyms:
    yosu-miru

  9. probe(noun)

    a move with multiple answers seeking to make the opponent choose and commit to a strategy

    Synonyms:
    yosu-miru

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. probe

    Synonyms:
    prove, test, scrutinize, verify, investigate, examine, search, silt, explore

    Antonyms:
    skim, misinvestigate, blink, misexamine, slur, miss, gloss

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. probe(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    scrutinize, examine, search, sound, explore, sift, look into

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. probe(v)

    Synonyms:
    investigate, examine

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How to use probe in a sentence?

  1. Alexei Smertin:

    The Russian Football Union is ready to take an active part in it (the FIFA probe) and is already conducting an internal investigation.

  2. Donald Trump.Andrew Janz:

    We feel like Devin Nunes is the one person that is really standing in the way of the( FBI Special Counsel) Robert Mueller investigation, we think people deserve to know what happened to our elections in 2016 and what is happening in 2018. And every day my opponent is out there trying to undermine federal law enforcement, the special prosecutors probe and really working for Trump instead of the American people.

  3. Ron Wyden:

    I urge the FCC expand the scope of this investigation, and to more broadly probe the practice of third parties buying real-time location data on Americans.

  4. Rudy Giuliani:

    I think the probe is a malicious rumor.

  5. Paul Davies:

    How likely is it that alien probe would be on one of these co-orbitals, obviously extremely unlikely, but if it costs very little to go take a look, why not? Even if we dont find E.T., we might find something of interest.


Translations for probe

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  • مسبار, مِسْبَارArabic
  • průzkum, sonda, prošetřeníCzech
  • SondeGerman
  • καθετήρας, αναδιφώ, ερευνώ, καθετηριάζωGreek
  • tienta, sondeo, sondear, sonda, sondarSpanish
  • selvitys, luotain, sondi, tiedustella, tutkimus, koetin, anturi, tutkia, tunnustellaFinnish
  • sonde, enquête, percheFrench
  • iarrScottish Gaelic
  • חקירה, בדיקה, זונדה, מחקרHebrew
  • հետաքննություն, զոնդArmenian
  • sonda, investigare, inchiesta, investigazioneItalian
  • בדיקהHebrew
  • 調査, 探針, 探査機, 調査するJapanese
  • გამოკვლევა, ზონდიGeorgian
  • 탐사기Korean
  • averso specillo diducendumLatin
  • zondasLithuanian
  • rou, whakaoreore, oreMāori
  • sondeDutch
  • sonde, undersøke, utforskeNorwegian
  • щуп, зондирование, автомати́ческая межплане́тная ста́нция, зонд, расследовать, зондировать, АМС, исследование, расследование, исследоватьRussian
  • utforska, sondSwedish
  • تحقیقاتUrdu
  • thăm dòVietnamese
  • זאָנדYiddish

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