To go into or through for the purpose of making discoveries or acquiring information
I was going to explore this path.
No one was around, so she decided to explore the path.
I want to explore mine first!
Here some of the crew landed, but, being attacked by natives, made no attempt to explore the country.
Martim Affonso de Sousa, having obtained a grant, fitted out a considerable armament and proceeded to explore the country in person.