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Definition of Investigate

Investigate

  1. To follow up step by step by patient inquiry or observation; to trace or track mentally; to search into; to inquire and examine into with care and accuracy; to find out by careful inquisition; as, to investigate the causes of natural phenomena.
  2. To pursue a course of investigation and study; to make investigation.

Investigate Quotations

The conscience of the world is so guilty that it always assumes that people who investigate heresies must be heretics; just as if a doctor who studies leprosy must be a leper. Indeed, it is only recently that science has been allowed to study anything without reproach.
Aleister Crowley

Open-minded people tend to be interested in Buddhism because Buddha urged people to investigate things - he didn't just command them to believe.
Dalai Lama

Sometimes random things that you wouldn't think mean anything mean so much to them. With kids, you can say, 'Let's go pick some flowers' or 'There's a snail. Let's investigate that.'
Heidi Klum

Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life.
Marcus Aurelius

I believe God did intend, in giving us intelligence, to give us the opportunity to investigate and appreciate the wonders of His creation. He is not threatened by our scientific adventures.
Francis Collins
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Investigate Translations

investigate in Dutch is exploreren, nagaan, onderzoeken
investigate in Finnish is tutkia
investigate in French is explorer, sonder
investigate in German is untersuchen, erforsche, erforschen
investigate in Latin is investigo, scisco, percontor percunctor
investigate in Portuguese is investigue
investigate in Spanish is indagar, investigar
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