reinvestigate

verb re·in·ves·ti·gate \ (ˌ)rē-in-ˈve-stə-ˌgāt \

Definition of reinvestigate

reinvestigated; reinvestigating
: to investigate (something) again
  • … decided to use modern police methods to reinvestigate the case.
  • —Robert Wainwright

reinvestigation

play \(ˌ)rē-in-ˌve-stə-ˈgā-shən\ noun, plural reinvestigations
    • During the past 30 years, new discoveries and reinvestigations of long-forgotten specimens have coalesced into a flood of transitional fossils.
    • —Maureen Greenbaum

First Known Use of reinvestigate

1802

in the meaning defined above

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