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investigated, past participle; investigated, past tense; investigating, present participle; investigates, 3rd person singular present;
  1. 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
  2. Carry out research or study into (a subject, typically one in a scientific or academic field) so as to discover facts or information
    • - future studies will investigate whether long-term use of the drugs could prevent cancer
  3. Make inquiries as to the character, activities, or background of (someone)
    • - everyone with a possible interest in your brother's death must be thoroughly investigated
  4. Make a check to find out something
    • - when you didn't turn up, I thought I'd better come back to investigate

  1. investigate scientifically; "Let's investigate the syntax of Chinese"
  2. conduct an inquiry or investigation of; "The district attorney's office investigated reports of possible irregularities"; "inquire into the disappearance of the rich old lady"
  3. (investigating) investigation: the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
  4. (investigation) probe: an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities; "there was a congressional probe into the scandal"
  5. Investigate is a current affairs magazine published in New Zealand. It has a conservative Christian editorial standpoint and has published a number of controversial articles. ...
  6. (The Investigation) The Investigation (original title Śledztwo) is a science fiction/mystery novel by the Polish writer Stanisław Lem, published in 1959.
  7. (The Investigation (film)) Investigation (Разследване) (Romanisation:Razsledvane) is a 2006 Bulgarian film directed by Iglika Triffonova.
  8. To inquire into or study in order to ascertain facts or information; To examine, look into, or scrutinize in order to discover something hidden or secret; To conduct an inquiry or examination
  9. (Investigating) is a mode of questioning which is concerned with the attainment of a goal. The goal can be formally conceived of as "laying bare the nature of the question." This is a type of questioning Heidegger calls "expressly theoretical". [ref. ¶ 2, page 24]
  10. (Investigating) the rising tide of divinely transformed communities to detect patterns and extract principles
  11. (investigation(s)) Police looking into your actions to see if you are breaking a law. This can include watching, searching and bugging the places where you live or work.
  12. (investigation) full understanding through: tīraṇapariññā , s. pariññā . - 'Investigation' (vīmaṃsā) is one of the 4 roads to power (Iddhipāda , q.v.) and one of the 4 predominants (adhipati; s paccaya 3). - i. of truth: dhamma-vicaya, is one of the 7 factors of enlightenment (bojjhaṅga, q.v.).
  13. (Investigation) The process a credit-reporting agency undertakes in order to verify credit report information disputed by a consumer.
  14. (Investigation) is an authorized, systematic, and detailed examination to uncover facts and determine the truth and validity of a complaint.
  15. ("Investigation") means the formal, thorough examination and evaluation of all facts relevant to an Allegation to determine if Misconduct occurred and to assess its extent, gravity, and actual and potential consequences.
  16. (Investigation) 4WD seized on island in Morcombe hunt
  17. (Investigation) A mental factor that examines an object to gain an understanding of its gross nature. See Understanding the Mind.
  18. (Investigation) A process conducted for the purpose of accident prevention which includes the gathering and analysis of information, the drawing of conclusions, including the determination of causes and, when appropriate, the making of safety recommendations.
  19. (Investigation) A systematic, minute, and thorough attempt to ascertain the facts about something Complex or hidden. It is often formal and official.
  20. (Investigation) An organized group of researchers in search of paranormal phenomena to document with scientific instrumentation.
  21. (Investigation) Body found at Morphett Vale
  22. (Investigation) Going to a suspected or reported haunting to get evidence to determine if the haunting is caused by a ghost, spirit, or natural occurrences, in some cases even hoaxes.
  23. (Investigation) Kidney disorders are investigated by kidney imaging techniques such as ultrasound scanning, intravenous or retrograde pyelography, angiography, and CT scanning; by renal biopsy (removal of a small amount of tissue for analysis); by blood tests; and by kidney function tests, such ...
  24. (Investigation) Process of addressing allegations and evaluating risk.
  25. (Investigation) Reality Check Network may notify law enforcement to investigate conduct that violates the provisions of this AUP regarding criminal misconduct. ...