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1. investigative

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈvɛstəˌgeɪtɪv'] designed to find information or ascertain facts.

Synonyms

  • fact-finding
  • investigatory

Antonyms

  • answer
  • incurious
  • uninquisitive

Etymology

  • -ive (English)
  • -if (Anglo-Norman)
  • investigate (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Investigative

  • abortive
  • accommodative
  • accumulative
  • accusative
  • acquisitive
  • active
  • adaptive
  • addictive
  • additive
  • additive
  • adjective
  • administrative
  • adoptive
  • affective
  • affirmative
  • airmotive
  • alliterative
  • alliterative
  • anticompetitive
  • anti-infective

Example sentences of the word investigative


1. Adjective
Outline your investigative process to show that your work is fair and thorough.

Quotes containing the word investigative


1. You're an investigator - can't nobody find stuff out like a woman. Y'all put the police to shame, make the little investigative tricks they show on CSI and Law & Order: SVU look like counting lessons on Sesame Street.
- Steve Harvey, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man: What Men Really Think About Love, Relationships, Intimacy, and Commitment

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