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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

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

Although nature commences with reason and ends in experience it is necessary for us to do the opposite, that is to commence with experience and from this to proceed to investigate the reason.
Leonardo da Vinci

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

It is by doubting that we come to investigate, and by investigating that we recognize the truth.
Peter Abelard

Investigation may be likened to the long months of pregnancy, and solving a problem to the day of birth. To investigate a problem is, indeed, to solve it.
Mao Zedong
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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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