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Another word for investigation

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Noun
  1. The act or an instance of exploring or investigating

      1. The act or an instance of exploring:
      2. An exploring or being explored
      1. An instrumented spacecraft for exploring the upper atmosphere, space, or a celestial body in order to get information about the environment, physical properties, etc.
      2. The act of exploring or searching with a device or instrument:
      3. An exploratory action or expedition, especially one designed to investigate and obtain information on a remote or unknown region:
      1. The act of scouting or exploring (especially military or medical) to gain information.
      2. An inspection or exploration of an area, especially one made to gather military information.
    See also:

    investigate

  2. A seeking of knowledge, data, or the truth about something

      1. A judicial inquiry into a specified matter, such as a person's mental condition.
      2. (Law) An investigation conducted by a coroner, sometimes with the aid of a jury, into the cause of death of a person when the cause may be criminal.
      3. An investigation or inquiry:
      1. A close examination of a matter:
      2. An investigation or examination
      3. The act of inquiring:
      1. The act of inquiring into a matter; an investigation.
      2. The written finding of such an inquiry
      3. An investigation that violates the privacy or rights of individuals, especially through rigorous or harsh interrogation.
      1. A slender flexible surgical instrument with a blunt bulbous tip, used to explore a wound or body cavity.
      2. An exploratory action or expedition, especially one designed to investigate and obtain information on a remote or unknown region:
      3. An instrumented spacecraft for exploring the upper atmosphere, space, or a celestial body in order to get information about the environment, physical properties, etc.
      1. (Uncountable) Diligent inquiry or examination to seek or revise facts, principles, theories, applications, etc.; laborious or continued search after truth.
      2. Careful, systematic, patient study and investigation in some field of knowledge, undertaken to discover or establish facts or principles
      3. (Countable) A particular instance or piece of research.
    See also:

    investigate

  3. A close or systematic study

      1. A spoken or written presentation of such study:
      2. (Chemistry) The separation of a substance into its constituent elements to determine either their nature (qualitative analysis) or their proportions (quantitative analysis).
      3. Any detailed examination
      1. The act of examining or the state of being examined:
      2. A formal interrogation:
      3. An examining or being examined; investigation; inspection; checkup; scrutiny; inquiry; testing
      1. The act of inspecting.
      2. Critical examination
      3. Official examination or review, as of troops
      1. A magazine containing articles of criticism and appraisal, often in a specific field
      2. An inspection or examination for the purpose of evaluation.
      3. A general survey, report, or account
      1. A general or comprehensive view:
      2. A document reporting the results of a survey.
      3. A careful inspection or appraisal:
    See also:

    investigate

Another word for investigation

Noun
      1. A close examination of a matter:
      2. The act of inquiring:
      3. A question; a query:
      1. The act of a belligerent in stopping and searching a neutral ship for contraband
      2. (Law) The examination of a person or property, as by a law enforcement officer, for the purpose of discovering evidence of a crime.
      3. An act of searching; scrutiny, inquiry, or examination in an attempt to find something, gain knowledge, establish facts, etc.
      1. Careful study of a given subject, field, or problem, undertaken to discover facts or principles.
      2. (Countable) A particular instance or piece of research.
      3. (Uncountable) Diligent inquiry or examination to seek or revise facts, principles, theories, applications, etc.; laborious or continued search after truth.
      1. An exploratory action or expedition, especially one designed to investigate and obtain information on a remote or unknown region:
      2. A searching examination
      3. An instrumented spacecraft for exploring the upper atmosphere, space, or a celestial body in order to get information about the environment, physical properties, etc.