Examine - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect (syn: see)
- question closely
- put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to (syn: essay, prove, test, try)
An accountant has been hired to examine the company's books.
The police examined the evidence carefully.
You should have your eyes examined.
He was examined by several doctors, who found nothing wrong with him.
The builder has been examining the wall for cracks.
The great pianist will examine the students in music.
A team of divers was sent down to examine the wreck.
Hegel's philosophy will be examined in detail in Chapter 4.
In the course, we will examine how and why Spain became a democracy in 1931.
The police will have to examine the weapon for fingerprints.
You will be examined on American history.
This doctor examines everyone for possible heart disease.
The customs agent examined the baggage
Both states set up commissions to examine their public schools.
They examine their products for defects.
present participle: examining
past tense: examined
past participle: examined