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Synonyms for scrutinisescru·ti·nise

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  1. size up, take stock, scrutinize, scrutiniseverb

    to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail

    "he scrutinized his likeness in the mirror"

    scrutinize, inspect, audit, inventory, size up, stock-take, take stock

  2. audit, scrutinize, scrutinise, inspectverb

    examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification

    "audit accounts and tax returns"

    audit, take stock, size up, inspect, scrutinize, visit

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  1. List of paraphrases for "scrutinise":

    examine, monitor, control

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  1. Andrew Bailey:

    Non-executive directors are also key in financial institutions: they must scrutinise effectively the way the senior management team runs the business.

  2. Michael Veale:

    Users will likely find it hard to scrutinise what the device is actually doing, or what information the back-end server uses or links.

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    A synonym for scanty
    • A. Gumption
    • B. Dearth
    • C. Inaugurate
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