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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

If you judge, investigate.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

Medicine to produce health must examine disease; and music, to create harmony must investigate discord.
Plutarch

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
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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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