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See definition of exploratory on Dictionary.com
  • as inpreliminary
  • as insearching
  • as intrial
  • as inprolegomenous

synonyms for exploratory

  • preparatory
  • prior
  • basic
  • first
  • fundamental
  • opening
  • pilot
  • primary
  • qualifying
  • readying
  • test
  • trial
  • elemental
  • elementary
  • inductive
  • initiatory
  • preceding
  • precursory
  • prefatory
  • preparing
  • primal
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antonyms for exploratory

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  • additional
  • extra
  • secondary
  • closing
  • concluding
  • final
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      How to use exploratory in a sentence

      The following bits of journalism are more exploratory than hard-hitting.
      HOW 2 STARTUPS SCALED TO $50M ARR AND BEYONDALEX WILHELMJANUARY 27, 2021TECHCRUNCH
      Campa-Najjar, who had formed an exploratory committee, announced earlier this week that he believed the district should be represented by a woman of color after also releasing polling showing he was the leading Democrat in the race.
      MORNING REPORT: COUNTY GIVES COVID PATIENTS’ ADDRESSES TO POLICEVOICE OF SAN DIEGOJANUARY 21, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
      This is more of an exploratory technique, so test yourself and try finding what feels good to you.
      A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO GIVING YOURSELF A MASSAGESANDRA GUTIERREZ G.JANUARY 14, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
      Former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer took the next stop in his long, drawn-out flirtation with a run for governor of California by announcing Monday that he’s formed an exploratory committee for a bid.
      MORNING REPORT: DNA TESTING REVEALS LOCAL FERTILITY FRAUD CASESVOICE OF SAN DIEGOJANUARY 5, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
      Essentially, they think an ancestral archaeon began reaching into the world around it and associating with bacteria through these exploratory blebs of membrane.
      DID VIRUSES CREATE THE NUCLEUS? THE ANSWER MAY BE NEAR.CHRISTIE WILCOXNOVEMBER 25, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
      Just months after launching in 2017, TechCrunch reported that Anduril was interested in “real-time battlefield awareness for soldiers on the ground and headquarters alike,” which sounds quite a bit like the company’s exploratory new defense work.
      ANDURIL AMONG COMPANIES TAPPED TO BUILD THE AIR FORCE’S ‘INTERNET OF THINGS’ FOR WARTAYLOR HATMAKERSEPTEMBER 24, 2020TECHCRUNCH
      Only one well has ever been drilled in the area, so new drilling would be purely exploratory and have a lower chance of success than in better-studied areas.
      THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION OPENED THE ARCTIC NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE TO OIL COMPANIES—BUT NONE MAY BITEBY SCOTT L. MONTGOMERY/THE CONVERSATIONAUGUST 26, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
      From this exploratory trip, the boats returned to their newly named harbour of Brest, on the 13th.
      THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
      It is the last book to which he should return at the close of his exploratory voyages.
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      In the latter case paring becomes necessary as an exploratory means to diagnosis.
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      WORDS RELATED TO EXPLORATORY

      • basic
      • elemental
      • elementary
      • exploratory
      • first
      • fundamental
      • inductive
      • initiatory
      • opening
      • pilot
      • preceding
      • precursory
      • prefatory
      • preparatory
      • preparing
      • primal
      • primary
      • prior
      • qualifying
      • readying
      • test
      • trial
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