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Synonyms and Antonyms of explore

  1. 1 to search through or into <communities must explore new ways of raising money for their cultural institutions> Synonyms delve (into), dig (into), examine, inquire (into), investigate, look (into), probe, research Related Words inspect, sift, study, view; browse, cruise, peruse, scan, skim (through), surf, thumb (through); coinvestigate, reinvestigate Phrases check into, check up on

  2. 2 to go into or range over for purposes of discovery <we must continue to explore the depths of the ocean> Synonyms hunt, probe, prospect, search, skirr Related Words reconnoiter (or reconnoitre), scout; disclose, discover, reveal, unearth; fathom, plumb, sound

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