Meaning: investigate scientifically; "Let's investigate the syntax of Chinese"
investigate, inquire, enquire
Meaning: conduct an inquiry or investigation of; "The district attorney's office investigated reports of possible irregularities"; "inquire into the disappearance of the rich old lady"
Anyway, we'll stand in to investigate.
Perhaps I had better investigate up there.
"I want the vestry to investigate these charges.
Sandridge and one or two others turned out to investigate the row.
Terry got out his magnifying glass and squatted down to investigate.
I am to investigate, report, and back up the Damesley strike, or rather the strike that begins at Damesley next week."
I decided to investigate, but first I lifted my head to fill my lungs with the pure, invigorating night air of the mountains.
In 1772, a committee, of whom Lavoisier was a member, was appointed by the French Academy, to investigate a report that a stone had fallen from the sky at Luce, France.
But, in my opinion, all philosophy is theoretical, because it is essential to it that it should retain a purely contemplative attitude, and should investigate, not prescribe.
One particularly dark night we were startled by a tremendous commotion in this shed, but as this was before the man-eaters were killed, no one dared stir out to investigate the cause of the disturbance.