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examine

  

      vb   tr  
1    to look at, inspect, or scrutinize carefully or in detail; investigate  
2      (Education)   to test the knowledge or skill of (a candidate) in (a subject or activity) by written or oral questions or by practical tests  
3      (Law)   to interrogate (a witness or accused person) formally on oath  
4      (Med)   to investigate the state of health of (a patient)  
     (C14: from Old French examiner, from Latin examinare to weigh, from examen means of weighing; see examen)  
  examinable      adj  
  examiner      n  
  examining      adj  


cross-examine  
      vb   tr  
1      (Law)   to examine (a witness for the opposing side), as in attempting to discredit his testimony  
   Compare       examine-in-chief  
2    to examine closely or relentlessly  
  cross-examination      n  
  cross-examiner      n  
examine-in-chief  
      vb   tr     (Law)   to examine (one's own witness) in attempting to adduce a case  
   Compare       cross-examine  
  examination-in-chief      n  
re-examine  
      vb   tr  
1    to examine again  
2      (Law)   to examine (one's own witness) again upon matters arising out of his cross-examination  
  re-examinable      adj  
  re-examination      n  
  re-examiner      n  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
look at, look over, examine, evaluate
slang
exp.
Abbreviation for "eXamine Your Zipper". To let someone know the zipper on the front of his pants is down.
[US];[Coll.]
n.
Cyber intelligence is computer system that tracks, examines and defies the digital security risks.
[Tech.];[Leg.] Cyber intelligence is computer system that tracks, examines and defies the digital security risks.
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