• (verb): Investigate scientifically.
    Example: "Let's investigate the syntax of Chinese"
    Synonyms: look into
    See also — Additional definitions below

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... no agency had been appointed in advance to investigate building collapses ... scarcity of physical evidence" that it had had at its disposal to investigate the collapses ... While NIST had already announced its intention to investigate the collapses in August of the same year, by September 11, 2002 (a year after the disaster), there was ...
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... Series 6 "Sour Grapes" October 28, 1985 Amanda and Lee investigate after three top-ranking government officials are found dead from heroine-laced wine 7 "Utopia Now" November 4, 1985 ... is accused of murdering the Estocian Prime Minister and Lee has to investigate 12 "Fast Food for Thought" December 16, 1985 Posing as brother and sister, Amanda and Lee go ...
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... urged, by Western governments and international media bodies, to do more to investigate the deaths of journalists there ... Without Borders constantly criticized Russia for what it described as a failure to investigate these murders ... The CPJ was continuing to investigate the deaths of eight other journalists to see if there was a link with their work ...
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... Ahern asked Dermot Ahern to investigate and defended Burke with the infamous statement I've looked up every tree in North Dublin ... This increased pressure on the Government to investigate ... The tribunal was formally established on 4 November 1997 to investigate the Gogarty allegations and also 'Section (A)-5'.. ...

More definitions of "investigate":

  • (verb): Conduct an inquiry or investigation of.
    Synonyms: inquire, enquire

Famous quotes containing the word investigate:

    [Allegory] is a flight by which the human wit attempts at one and the same time to investigate two objects, and consequently is fitted only to the most exalted geniuses.
    Sarah Fielding (1710–1768)

    All the followers of science are fully persuaded that the processes of investigation, if only pushed far enough, will give one certain solution to each question to which they can be applied.... This great law is embodied in the conception of truth and reality. The opinion which is fated to be ultimately agreed to by all who investigate is what we mean by the truth, and the object represented in this opinion is the real.
    Charles Sanders Peirce (1839–1914)

    Experimental work provides the strongest evidence for scientific realism. This is not because we test hypotheses about entities. It is because entities that in principle cannot be ‘observed’ are manipulated to produce a new phenomena
    [sic] and to investigate other aspects of nature.
    Ian Hacking (b. 1936)