Examples of investigate in a Sentence
The police are still investigating the murder.
The accident was thoroughly investigated.
The manager promised to investigate when we pointed out an error on our bill.
He was investigated for his involvement in the incident.
Recent Examples of investigate from the Web
In all of 2017, troopers investigated 598 traffic deaths, 73 fewer than 2016's 671 traffic deaths.
While investigating, deputies found the truck about a mile from the crash, and a man seen walking away from the area was detained.
School administrators received threatening messages and authorities are investigating the threats.
Graham is the chairman of a Judiciary subcommittee that is investigating the Russian meddling.
Centers for Disease Control, which is investigating the outbreak in the U.S., has not made the same recommendation.
Further information hasn't been released, as troopers are still investigating the crash.
Young-Wolff noted in her email that the study itself did not investigate reasons for the rise in marijuana use among pregnant women.
The area of the crash remains closed as police investigate, police said.
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Origin and Etymology of investigate
First Known Use: circa 1510See Words from the same year
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