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  Definition of examine
  1. consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives"
  2. question closely
  3. question or examine thoroughly and closely
  4. observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect; "The customs agent examined the baggage"; "I must see your passport before you can enter the country"
  5. put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to; "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe"
Similar Words: analyze, analyse, study, canvass, canvas, probe, see, test, prove, try, try out, essay

 

Hyponyms: anatomize, diagnose, name, survey, appraise, compare, check, check up on, look into, check out, suss out, check over, go over, check into, assay, review, reexamine, audit, scrutinize, scrutinise, inspect, screen, trace, follow, investigate, sieve, sift, view, consider, look at, quiz, test, cross examine, cross question, catechize, catechise, inquire, enquire, re-examine, hear, try, search, x-ray, candle, autopsy, auscultate, scan, skim, rake, glance over, run down, peruse, size up, take stock, look, control, verify, float, field-test

 

Entailments: look

 

Derivational Morphology: examen, examination, survey, study, analyzer, analyser, analyst, analysis, analytic thinking, testee, examinee, interrogation, interrogatory, exam, test, testing, probe, investigation, scrutiny, examiner, inspector, tester, quizzer, trial, trial run, tryout, trier, attempter, essayer

 

 
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