Synonyms and Antonyms of examine
1 to put a series of questions to the defense attorney was eager to examine her star witness Synonyms of examine catechize, grill, interrogate, pump, query, question, quiz, sweat [slang] Words Related to examine debrief; cross-examine, cross-question; annoy, harass, hound, pester; canvass (also canvas), poll Phrases give the third degree to, pick the brains of
2 to look over closely (as for judging quality or condition) the customer painstakingly examined the antique piece of furniture from top to bottom before purchasing it Synonyms of examine audit, check (out), con, inspect, overlook, oversee, review, scan, scrutinize, survey, viewWords Related to examine notice, observe, watch; comb, peruse, pore (over); analyze, dissect, parse; delve (into), explore, investigate, plumb, probe, research, study; categorize, classify; pick over; reinspect, rereview, resurveyNear Antonyms of examine skim; glance (at or over); miss, overlook
3 to search through or into a groundbreaking study that examined the causes of juvenile delinquency Synonyms of examine delve (into), dig (into), explore, inquire (into), investigate, look (into), probe, researchWords Related to examine inspect, sift, study, view; browse, cruise, peruse, scan, skim (through), surf, thumb (through); coinvestigate, reinvestigate
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