HyperDic: exploration

English > 3 senses of the word exploration:
NOUNactexploration, geographic expeditionto travel for the purpose of discovery
actexplorationa careful systematic search
cognitionexplorationa systematic consideration
exploration > pronunciation
Soundseh.ksplaorey'shahn; eh.ksplerey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > exploration: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningTo travel for the purpose of discovery.
Synonymgeographic expedition
BroaderexpeditionA journey organized for a particular purpose
Spanishexploración geográfica, exploración
Verbsexploretravel to or penetrate into
English > exploration: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA careful systematic search.
NarrowerprobeAn exploratory action or expedition
Broadersearch, hunt, huntingThe activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
Verbsexploreexamine minutely
exploreexamine (organs) for diagnostic purposes
English > exploration: 3 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningA systematic consideration.
Example"he called for a careful exploration of the consequences"
BroaderconsiderationThe process of giving careful thought to something
Verbsexploreinquire into
exploretravel to or penetrate into
exploreexamine minutely

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