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  • verbanalyze, test
  • verbask questions pointedly

synonyms for examining

  • audit
  • check
  • check out
  • consider
  • criticize
  • delve into
  • explore
  • inspect
  • investigate
  • ponder
  • pore over
  • probe
  • read
  • research
  • review
  • scan
  • screen
  • scrutinize
  • study
  • survey
  • try
  • vet
  • view
  • appraise
  • assay
  • canvass
  • case
  • eye
  • finger
  • frisk
  • gun
  • inquire
  • parse
  • peruse
  • prospect
  • prove
  • reconnoiter
  • sift
  • sweep
  • weigh
  • winnow
  • chew over
  • dig into
  • go into
  • go over
  • go through
  • look over
  • look see
  • pat down
  • pick at
  • scope
  • scrutinate
  • search into
  • size up
  • take stock of
  • turn over
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antonyms for examining

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  • approve
  • forget
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • praise
  • overlook
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How to use examining in a sentence

Sandy Myers, a spokeswoman for the Virginia Department of Transportation, said a truck “hit a bridge over I-81, and now we have to examine the bridge.”
I-81 CLOSED NEAR HARRISONBURG AFTER TRUCK STRIKES OVERPASSDANA HEDGPETHNOVEMBER 12, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The researchers examined a data set of all North Atlantic landfalling hurricanes between 1967 and 2018.
HURRICANES MIGHT NOT BE LOSING STEAM AS FAST AS THEY USED TOSCOTT K. JOHNSONNOVEMBER 11, 2020ARS TECHNICA
The first thing you want to do is take a step back and examine your current relationship with that thing that’s potentially problematic.
HOW TO DETOX FROM ELECTION ANXIETY, ACCORDING TO MENTAL HEALTH EXPERTSALLYSON CHIUNOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
According to Bryson, orbital distance is a useful metric when you’re examining one specific star.
HALF THE MILKY WAY’S SUN-LIKE STARS COULD BE HOME TO EARTH-LIKE PLANETSNEEL PATELNOVEMBER 6, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
In a new story, Andrew Keatts examined Gloria’s pledge to lead San Diego like a big city.
MORNING REPORT: GLORIA DREAMS OF BIG CITY MOVESVOICE OF SAN DIEGONOVEMBER 6, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The Washington Post will launch “The Next Four Years,” a six-episode podcast miniseries that will examine the outcome of the 2020 presidential race and what it tells us about the country.
WHAT’S THE MANDATE FOR THE NEXT PRESIDENT? IT’S HARDER THAN IT’S EVER BEEN TO ANSWER THAT.EUGENE SCOTTNOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
To find out whether the female hunter was a rare exception or part of a broader pattern in ancient hunter-gatherer societies, Haas and his colleagues examined records of burial sites across the Americas from the past 50 years.
A FEMALE HUNTER’S REMAINS HINT AT MORE FLUID GENDER ROLES IN THE EARLY AMERICASKATE BAGGALEYNOVEMBER 4, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
As another measure, the team also examined the diameter of the participants’ pupils as they performed a goal-directed memory task.
MEDIA MULTITASKING IS RUINING OUR MEMORY. CAN WE FIX IT?SHELLY FANNOVEMBER 3, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Nashami Alnajar is part of a team at the University of Plymouth in England that has just examined the effect of microfibers on marine mussels.
POLLUTING MICROPLASTICS HARM BOTH ANIMALS AND ECOSYSTEMSALISON PEARCE STEVENSNOVEMBER 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Further studies could also examine the plentiful regions of DNA that don’t direct the creation of proteins or have other obvious effects in the brain.
BRAIN CELL DNA REFOLDS ITSELF TO AID MEMORY RECALLELENA RENKENNOVEMBER 2, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
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WORDS RELATED TO EXAMINING

  • analytical
  • disquisitive
  • examining
  • impertinent
  • inquiring
  • inquisitive
  • inspecting
  • interested
  • interfering
  • intrusive
  • investigative
  • meddlesome
  • meddling
  • nosy
  • peeping
  • peering
  • prurient
  • prying
  • puzzled
  • questioning
  • scrutinizing
  • searching
  • snoopy
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