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inspect

[ in-spekt ]SEE DEFINITION OF inspect

Synonyms for inspect

  • audit
  • check out
  • go through
  • investigate
  • observe
  • oversee
  • probe
  • review
  • scan
  • scrutinize
  • search
  • supervise
  • survey
  • watch
  • canvass
  • case
  • catechize
  • clock
  • eye
  • inquire
  • interrogate
  • notice
  • question
  • scout
  • study
  • superintend
  • vet
  • view
  • give the once-over
  • go over
  • kick the tires
  • look over
  • scope
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Antonyms for inspect

  • ignore
  • neglect
  • overlook
  • answer
  • reply
  • forget
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INSPECT

Christine and Palmer Howe came in to see her, and to inspect the balcony, now finished.

After that she must pin it on, and slip in to stand before his mirror and inspect the result.

He thanked her with unnecessary effusion and turned to inspect the glassware.

You can inspect them when you like, Arthur; now, if you please.'

I told them that the Admiral was going out with us to inspect the lock.

He had knelt to inspect a rude box, when a little sound caused him to turn.

Let us inspect the fortifications in the Dardanelles at the beginning of the war in 1914.

She held them out for Jimmy to inspect, with the first touch of vanity he had seen in her.

Inspect what delights you in Plutarch, in Shakspeare, in Cervantes.

He went to inspect his mare; he was fond and justly proud of her.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from Latin inspectus, past participle of inspicere "to look into" (see inspection). Related: Inspected; inspecting.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INSPECT

analyze

verbexamine and determine

appraise

verbjudge, estimate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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