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Dictionary definition for: Examine

1. (v) consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare" "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial" "analyze your real motives"

2. (v) observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect; "The customs agent examined the baggage" "I must see your passport before you can enter the country"

3. (v) question or examine thoroughly and closely

4. (v) question closely

5. (v) put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to; "This approach has been tried with good results" "Test this recipe"

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