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Definitions of examine:

part of speech: noun


part of speech: verb

To inspect carefully with a view to discover the real state of; to search or inquire into; to try by experiment, rule, or law; to scrutinise.

part of speech: verb transitive

To scrutinize or investigate carefully; search or inquire into; to question, as a witness; test orally or by papers the knowledge, qualifications, etc., of; test.

part of speech: verb transitive

To test: to inquire into: to question.

Usage examples for examine:

  • Touch and examine his points. "Ulysses", James Joyce
  • Then let us examine what our thoughts do for us. "Three Things", Elinor Glyn
  • Both boys hastened to examine the car. "The Girl Aviators' Motor Butterfly", Margaret Burnham
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