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examine

 
Verb examine has 5 senses
  1. analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas - 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"
    Derived form: noun examination4
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue examine the movie
  2. examine, see - 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"
    Derived forms: noun examination1, noun examiner2
    Sample sentence:
    The customs agents examine the bags for drugs
  3. probe, examine - question or examine thoroughly and closely
    --3 is one way to investigate, look into
    Derived forms: noun examination3, noun examination2, noun examination5
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s PP
  4. examine - question closely
    --4 is one way to
    question, query
    Derived forms: noun examinee1, noun examination3, noun examination2, noun examination5
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  5. test, prove, try, try out, examine, essay - put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to; "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe"
    --5 is one way to judge
    Derived forms: noun examination2, noun examination4, noun examination5, noun examiner1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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