Complete Definition of "examine"

English

Etymology
From OF. examiner, from L. examinare.

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-examine.ogg|Audio (US)

Verb
en-verb|examin|ing

  1. To observe or inspect carefully or critically.

#:He examined the crime scene for clues.

  1. To study or analyse.

#:She examined the hair sample under a microscope.

  1. To check the health or condition of something or someone.

#:The doctor examined the patient.

  1. To determine the aptitude, skills or qualifications of someone by subjecting them to an examination.
  2. To interrogate.

#:The witness was examined under oath.

Derived terms
examinable
examinee
examiner
examinership
examiningly

Related terms
exam
examen
examinant
examinate
examination
examinator
examinatorial

Translations
trans-top|To observe or inspect carefully or critically
Finnish: tutkia, tarkastella
German: untersuchen
trans-mid
Japanese: 調ã¹ã
Swedish: observera, undersöka
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trans-top|To study or analyse
Finnish: tutkia
German: untersuchen
trans-mid
Japanese: 調ã¹ã
Swedish: undersöka
trans-bottom

trans-top|To check the health or condition of something or someone
Finnish: tutkia
German: untersuchen
trans-mid
Japanese: 診å¯ãã
Swedish: undersöka
trans-bottom

trans-top|To determine the aptitude, skills or qualifications of someone by subjecting them to an examination
Czech: zkoušet
German: untersuchen, prüfen
Japanese: æ¤æ»ãã
trans-mid
Swedish: undersöka
trans-bottom

trans-top|To interrogate
Finnish: kuulustella
German: befragen
trans-mid
Japanese: å°åãã
Swedish: fråga ut
trans-bottom

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