1. investigate

verb. ['ˌɪnˈvɛstəˌgeɪt'] investigate scientifically.


  • probe
  • research
  • examine
  • experiment
  • study
  • analyse
  • explore
  • look into
  • canvas
  • search
  • canvass

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Example sentences of the word investigate

1. Verb, base form
Researchers have begun to investigate whether or not melatonin can improve blood pressure readings for those with hypertension.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Expository writing helps third graders investigate an idea, analyze supporting thoughts and explain reasoning.

Quotes containing the word investigate

1. Man's right to know, to learn, to inquire, to make bona fide errors, to investigate human emotions must, by all means, be safe, if the word "freedom"should ever be more than an empty political slogan.
- Wilhelm Reich

2. It's daring to be curious about the unknown, to dream big dreams, to live outside prescribed boxes, to take risks, and above all, daring to investigate the way we live until we discover the deepest treasured purpose of why we are here.
- Luci Swindoll, I Married Adventure

2. investigate

verb. ['ˌɪnˈvɛstəˌgeɪt'] conduct an inquiry or investigation of.


  • inquire
  • probe
  • examine
  • spy


  • uncover
  • inactivity