scrutinising, present participle; scrutinizes, 3rd person singular present; scrutinized, past participle; scrutinized, past tense; scrutinizing, present participle; scrutinised, past tense; scrutinises, 3rd person singular present; scrutinised, past participle;
Examine or inspect closely and thoroughly
customers were warned to scrutinize the small print
size up: to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail; "he scrutinized his likeness in the mirror"
audit: examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification; "audit accounts and tax returns"
(scrutiny) examination: the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
(scrutiny) a prolonged intense look
Scrutiny (Fr. scrutin, Late Lat. scrutinium, from scrutari, to search or examine thoroughly) is a careful examination or inquiry (often implying the search for a likely mistake or failure). ...
(Scrutiny (magazine)) Scrutiny: A Quarterly Review was a literature periodical founded in 1932 by F. R. Leavis, who remained its principal editor until the final issue in 1953. Other editors include Lionel Charles Knights and Harold Andrew Mason.
To examine something with great care; To audit accounts etc in order to verify them
(scrutiny) Thorough inspection of a situation or a case
(Scrutinized) When I had finished, Lord Nobutora scrutinized me silently, then he nodded as if he were agreeing with some thought that had just occurred to him. ...
(Scrutiny) The checking and counting of ballot papers to ascertain the result of an election.
(Scrutiny) The process following the close of polling. Acceptability of votes is determined and the votes are sorted and counted to determine the outcome of the election.
(Scrutiny) searching study or inquiry; judicial investigation into the constitutionality of a statutory classification of persons under the equal protection clause of the U.S. Constitution.