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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

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

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

Everybody should want to make sure that we have the cyber tools necessary to investigate cyber crimes, and to be prepared to defend against them and to bring people to justice who commit it.
Janet Reno
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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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