Synonyms for probe

Synonyms for (noun) probe

Synonyms: probe

Definition: an investigation conducted using a flexible surgical instrument to explore an injury or a body cavity

Similar words: research

Definition: systematic investigation to establish facts


Synonyms: probe

Definition: an exploratory action or expedition

Similar words: exploration

Definition: a careful systematic search


Synonyms: probe

Definition: a flexible slender surgical instrument with a blunt end that is used to explore wounds or body cavities

Similar words: surgical instrument

Definition: a medical instrument used in surgery


Synonyms: investigation, probe

Definition: an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities

Usage: there was a congressional probe into the scandal

Similar words: inquiry, research, enquiry

Definition: a search for knowledge

Usage: their pottery deserves more research than it has received

Synonyms for (verb) probe

Synonyms: probe, examine

Definition: question or examine thoroughly and closely

Similar words: investigate, look into

Definition: investigate scientifically

Usage: Let's investigate the syntax of Chinese


Synonyms: poke into, probe, dig into

Definition: examine physically with or as if with a probe

Usage: probe an anthill

Similar words: penetrate, perforate

Definition: pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance

Usage: The bullet penetrated her chest