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synonyms for investigating

  • inspecting
  • investigative
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How to use investigating in a sentence

Why did he not exercise more precaution when investigating anything so suspicious as a concealed fire?
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
One of the members was wanted as a witness in a matter which the Lords were investigating.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
The discoveries here made set men actively at work investigating elsewhere.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
Flick awoke by one of those subconscious mental perceptions that the Society for Psychical Research is at present investigating.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
Investigating minds were at first obliged to free themselves from the vulgar idea of weight.
URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION
Historians, as a rule, are more given to the use of whitewash than a political investigating committee.
THE AFFABLE STRANGERPETER MCARTHUR
Having encountered no resistance, it was apparent that the bewildered Pawnees were investigating.
THREE SIOUX SCOUTSELMER RUSSELL GREGOR
Glancing out I saw one of the calves investigating a bed of poppies as if meditating a dose of laudanum to induce sleepfulness.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
It has been the dread—nay the certainty, of the latter result, which has deterred many great minds from investigating the matter.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
During the cold weather she made frequent investigating trips around the farm, but the heat seems to make her lazy.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
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WORDS RELATED TO INVESTIGATING

  • analyzing
  • criticizing
  • critiquing
  • evaluating
  • examining
  • investigating
  • judging
  • outlining
  • studying
  • summarizing
  • surveying
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.