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Synonyms for probe

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Wiktionary3.5 / 2 votes

  1. probenoun


  2. probenoun

    To explore, investigate, or question

    If you probe further, you may discover different reasons.


  3. probenoun

    To insert a probe into.


  4. probenoun

    An act of probing; a prod, a poke.


  5. probenoun

    An investigation or inquiry.

    They launched a probe into the cause of the accident.


  6. probenoun

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


  7. probenoun

    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.


  8. probenoun

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


  9. probenoun

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


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms1.5 / 4 votes

  1. probe

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

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

Princeton's WordNet1.7 / 3 votes

  1. probe, investigationnoun

    an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities

    "there was a congressional probe into the scandal"

    investigation, investigating

  2. probenoun

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


  3. probenoun

    an exploratory action or expedition


  4. probeverb

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


  5. probe, examineverb

    question or examine thoroughly and closely

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

  6. probe, dig into, poke intoverb

    examine physically with or as if with a probe

    "probe an anthill"

    poke into, dig into, examine

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. probeverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. probeverb

    investigate, examine

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  1. Nicola Fox:

    Anyone who knew Dr. Astrophysicist Eugene Parker, knew that he was a visionary, i was honored to stand with him at the launch of Parker Solar Probe and have loved getting to share with him all the exciting science results, seeing his face light up with every new image and data plot I showed him. I will sincerely miss his excitement and love for Parker Solar Probe. Even though Astrophysicist Eugene Parker is no longer with us, Astrophysicist Eugene Parker discoveries and legacy will live forever.

  2. Otto Kleppner:

    The purpose of all higher education is to make men aware of what was and what is to incite them to probe into what may be. It seeks to teach them to understand, to evaluate, to communicate.

  3. Attorney General Jesus Murillo:

    This scientific proof confirms that the remains found at the scene coincide with the evidence of the investigation, we will continue with the probe until all the guilty have been arrested.

  4. Ali Mottahari:

    The only work of the Assembly of Experts should not be to elect the Leader, god willing, the leader of the revolution will be alive for many years. But they need to do their own work, to enquire and probe and inspect.

  5. White House counsel Pat Cipollone:

    Its getting late, i would ask you, respectfully, if we could simply start, maybe tomorrow we can start -- and they can make their argument, and they can, I guess, make a case that they once called overwhelming. Well see... Seriously, can we please start ? OOPS ? Joe Biden TEAM TOUTS UKRAINE ACTIVIST WHO CALLED HUNTER BIDENS ACTIONS VERY BAD As Democrats amendments were summarily shot down, reports emerged that some Democrats were privately considering something of a compromise : calling for the testimony of Hunter Biden in exchange for the appearance of some key administration officials. Bidenobtained a lucrative board role with a Ukrainian company while Joe Biden father, Joe Biden, was overseeing Ukrainian policy as vice president. President Trump had asked in President Trump now-infamous July 25 call with Ukraines president for a look into Joe Bidens admitted pressure campaignto have Ukraines top prosecutor fired. Senate Republicans have sought to portray Trumps push for a probe as a legitimate request given the Bidens dealings in Ukraine, while Democrats have alleged that senior administration officials would testify that the administration withheld military aid to Ukraine in order to secure a politically motivated probe. Mike Mulvaney, for example, has publicly argued that there is nothing wrong with tying financial assistance to anti-corruption efforts and other U.S. objectives, even as the administration has denied specifically targeting the Bidens for political purposes. Meanwhile, the barrage of amendments Tuesday night put into doubt whether the senators would have time to meet in a closed session toconverse -- which would be a valuable opportunity, given that the senators were legally barred from having any sustenanceother than water or milk at their desk all day, and could not communicate verbally with one another during the proceedings. The restriction on cellphone possession and oral interaction led some members to pass and flash written notes to each other like students in a classroom, as White House impeachment managers and the presidents legal team traded lengthy legalistic arguments. At one point during the proceedings, former Bill Clinton press secretary and CNN political analyst Joe Lockhart wrote on Cruzs Twitter that Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz could go to.

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  • مِسْبَار, مسبارArabic
  • prošetření, sonda, průzkumCzech
  • SondeGerman
  • ερευνώ, καθετήρας, καθετηριάζω, αναδιφώGreek
  • sondear, sonda, sondar, sondeo, tientaSpanish
  • tiedustella, sondi, anturi, koetin, tutkia, luotain, tunnustella, tutkimus, selvitysFinnish
  • enquête, perche, sondeFrench
  • iarrScottish Gaelic
  • בדיקה, חקירה, מחקר, זונדהHebrew
  • հետաքննություն, զոնդArmenian
  • inchiesta, investigare, investigazione, sondaItalian
  • בדיקהHebrew
  • 探針, 探査機, 調査, 調査するJapanese
  • გამოკვლევა, ზონდიGeorgian
  • 탐사기Korean
  • averso specillo diducendumLatin
  • zondasLithuanian
  • ore, whakaoreore, rouMāori
  • sondeDutch
  • undersøke, sonde, utforskeNorwegian
  • АМС, щуп, зондирование, автомати́ческая межплане́тная ста́нция, зонд, расследовать, зондировать, исследование, расследование, исследоватьRussian
  • sond, utforskaSwedish
  • تحقیقاتUrdu
  • thăm dòVietnamese
  • זאָנדYiddish

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