Definition Of investigate


carry out a systematic or formal inquiry to discover and examine the facts of (an incident, allegation, etc.) so as to establish the truth.

police are investigating the alleged beating

Example Of investigate

  • investigate the rate of migration

  • Although his condition is now stable, Mrs Tonge remains with him at the hospital while doctors investigate the problem.

  • An immediate independent inquiry must be established to investigate Robb's allegations.

  • By the study of his teachings one learns to investigate ones different mental states which change very rapidly.

  • Choi said the more he investigated the subject of blood types, the more conflicting information he received.

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