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Synonyms for scrutinize
ˈskrut nˌaɪz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. size up, take stock, scrutinize, scrutinise(verb)

    to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail

    "he scrutinized his likeness in the mirror"

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

  2. audit, scrutinize, scrutinise, inspect(verb)

    examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification

    "audit accounts and tax returns"

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. scrutinize

    examine, probe, search into, sift

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. scrutinize(v. a.)

    examine, investigate, search, canvass, study, sift, explore, overhaul, probe, dissect, look into, search into, pry into

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "scrutinize":

    consideration, examine

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  1. Sheli DeLaney:

    I live alone, I work from home most of the time, I don't have that many people over, and time was short, so I took it to the post office. I figured that would be the most legit choice anyway, in case anyone was going to scrutinize the absentee ballots and try to discredit them.

  2. The CPAC spokesman:

    We strongly urge the other individuals and conservatives who were harmed by this behavior to aggressively scrutinize the language in this document for adequate explanations and accuracy.

  3. Stefani Seeley:

    Especially with having a kiddo with a medical history, we scrutinize every little thing we do now. Add to that the anxiety I have that our kids won't get over the trauma of the experience.

  4. John McCain:

    This committee will continue to closely scrutinize the overall management and performance of the F-35 program, and we will hold individuals accountable.

  5. Michael Schreiber:

    Gray charges make it even more important to scrutinize your credit card bill and really look at every charge - especially if you are on auto pay.

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