(Informal) Harsh, grueling treatment and questioning, as of a prisoner in order to force a confession or exact information
A difficult or annoying experience
By extension, any process in which a person is subject to questioning.
In litigation, the questioning of a witness under oath, either at trial or in a deposition; the Patent and Trademark Office investigation into the validity of a patent application.
A hunting expedition or outing, usually with horses and hounds.
The verdict of such an inquiry
A close examination of a matter:
The institution and conduct of a legal proceeding:
The bench where a judge or other presiding judicial officer sits in court.
The definition of a probe is an investigation into something or a blunt surgical tool used for exploratory medical testing.
Careful, systematic, patient study and investigation in some field of knowledge, undertaken to discover or establish facts or principles
A seeking of knowledge, data, or the truth about something
An act of searching; scrutiny, inquiry, or examination in an attempt to find something, gain knowledge, establish facts, etc.
Find another word for inquisition. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for inquisition, like: third-degree, trial, official inquiry, cross-examination, interrogation, examination, hunt, inquest, inquiry, investigation and prosecution.