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1. scrutinize

verb. ['ˈskruːtəˌnaɪz'] to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail.

Synonyms

  • examine
  • see
  • take stock
  • size up

Antonyms

  • disesteem
  • literalize
  • spiritualize
  • enjoy

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scrutiny (English)
  • scrutiny (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word scrutinize


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Always scrutinize the labels of flea and tick control products.

2. Verb, base form
Usually, this is the first piece of paper that your employer will scrutinize and review.

2. scrutinize

verb. ['ˈskruːtəˌnaɪz'] examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification.

Synonyms

  • scrutinise
  • examine
  • analyse
  • study
  • inspect
  • canvas
  • audit
  • canvass

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • esteem
  • respect
  • exclude

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scrutiny (English)
  • scrutiny (Middle English (1100-1500))
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