To look at carefully or critically
To look at or on attentively or carefully
I know how you like to scrutinize a thing to death.
However, he didn't scrutinize the grocery bill.
It behoves us then at the outset to scrutinize very carefully the general configuration of flying animals, and in particular the size, shape and movements of their flying organs.
Lastly, make sure you scrutinize the wedding invitation and the schedule for any specific dress requirements.
Scrutinize labels for sodium and trans fats, and serve with hummus or cheese to make them more filling.