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investigateverb analyze, ask, cognoscere, collect facts, conduct an inquiry, consider, deliberate upon, delve into, dig into, discuss, dissect, examine, examine in detail, examine the particulars, examine with care and accuracy, explore, go into, hold an inquiry, inquire into, inquire into systematically, interrogate, look into, peer into, probe, purrue an inquiry, quaerere, question, reconnoiter, review, scan, scrutinize, search into, seek information regarding, study in detail, survey, take evidence, track, track mentally
Associated concepts: investigate a crime, investigate charges, investigate the merits of a case
See also: analyze, audit, canvass, check, consider, deliberate, delve, discover, examine, follow, frisk, inquire, monitor, notice, observe, peruse, probe, process, research, review, scrutinize, search, study, trace, treat