Synonyms and Antonyms of investigator
1 one who observes or studies by close examination and systematic inquiry investigators who discovered new evidence that the universe was much older than had been previously estimated Synonyms of investigator experimenter, researcher Words Related to investigator monitor, observer; empiric, empiricist, fact finder; field-worker; examiner, inspector
2 a person not on the police force who investigates criminal or illicit activity or searches for missing persons the investigator in charge of the case was touted as an expert at tracing stolen art Synonyms of investigator dick, gumshoe, hawkshaw, detective, operative, private detective, private eye, private investigator, shamus [slang], sherlock, sleuth, sleuthhoundWords Related to investigator shadow, tail, tracer, tracker; fed, Federal, G-man, narc (or nark) [slang], plainclothesman
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