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scrutinize

 
Verb scrutinize has 2 senses
  1. size up, take stock, scrutinize, scrutinise - to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail; "he scrutinized his likeness in the mirror"
    --1 is one way to examine, see
    Derived forms: noun scrutinizer1, noun scrutiny2, noun scrutiny1
    Sample sentence:
    The customs agents scrutinize the bags for drugs
  2. audit, scrutinize, scrutinise, inspect - of accounts and tax returns; with the intent to verify
    --2 is one way to analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas
    Derived forms: noun scrutinizer1, noun scrutiny2, noun scrutiny1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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