Synonyms for investigate

Synonyms for (verb) investigate

Synonyms: inquire, enquire, investigate

Definition: conduct an inquiry or investigation of

Usage: The district attorney's office investigated reports of possible irregularities; inquire into the disappearance of the rich old lady

Similar words: probe, examine

Definition: question or examine thoroughly and closely


Synonyms: investigate, look into

Definition: investigate scientifically

Usage: Let's investigate the syntax of Chinese

Similar words: study, examine, analyse, analyze, canvas, canvass

Definition: consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning

Usage: analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare; analyze the evidence in a criminal trial; analyze your real motives