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
There’s an obvious conflict of interest when an office investigates itself.
Later that same month, police began investigating a shooting at a bank on Madison Street that resulted in the death of a teenager from Chicago.
In 2017, Schimel began investigating a leak of a trove of documents from the probe published by The Guardian U.S., and which were supposed to have remained secret.
The Metro Arson Strike Team was on the scene Sunday morning investigating the fire.
McCabe was suddenly in charge, and, according to people familiar with the matter, law enforcement officials began to investigate the president for obstruction of justice.
The Illinois Commerce Commission began investigating whether to revoke Lincoln Towing's license nearly two years ago but has yet to make a decision.
Donaghy reffed more than 200 regular season games and 20 playoff games before the FBI began investigating his gambling practices in 2007.
Rodriguez was originally arrested on Monday for suspicion of murder after policed began investigating Jordan’s disappearance, according to police documents obtained by PEOPLE.
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Origin and Etymology of investigate
First Known Use: circa 1510See Words from the same year
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