HyperDic: scrutinize

English > 2 senses of the word scrutinize:
VERBperceptionscrutinize, size up, take stock, scrutiniseto look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail
cognitionscrutinize, audit, scrutinise, inspectexamine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification
scrutinize > pronunciation
Soundsskruw'tahnay.z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > scrutinize: 2 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningTo look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThe customs agents scrutinize the bags for drugs
Example"he scrutinized his likeness in the mirror"
Synonymssize up, take stock, scrutinise
Broaderexamine, seeobserve, check out, and look over carefully or inspect
Spanishescrutar, escudriñar
Catalanefectuar l'escrutini, escodrinyar, escorcollar, escrutar, recacejar
Nounsscrutinizera careful examiner
scrutinythe act of examining something closely (as for mistakes / mistakes)
scrutinya prolonged intense look
English > scrutinize: 2 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningExamine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsaudit, scrutinise, inspect
Broaderanalyze, analyse, study, examine, canvassConsider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning / meaning
Spanishauditar, controlar, escrutar, escudriñar, examinar, inspeccionar, registrar
Catalanauditar, escrutar, inspeccionar, registrar
Nounsscrutinizera careful examiner
scrutinythe act of examining something closely (as for mistakes / mistakes)
scrutinya prolonged intense look

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