HyperDic: investigating

English > 1 sense of the word investigating:
NOUNactinvestigating, investigationthe work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
investigating > pronunciation
Soundsihnveh'stahgey.tihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > investigating: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically.
Synonyminvestigation
NarroweranalysisAn investigation of the component parts of a whole / whole and their relations in making up the whole / whole
count, counting, numeration, enumeration, reckoning, tallyThe act of counting
empiricismThe application of empirical methods in any art or science
examination, scrutinyThe act of examining something closely (as for mistakes / mistakes)
examination, testingThe act of giving students or candidates a test (as by questions) to determine what they know / know or have learned
inquiry, enquiryA systematic investigation of a matter of public interest
police work, police investigationThe investigation of criminal activities
researchSystematic investigation to establish facts
searchAn investigation seeking answers
tabulationThe act of putting into tabular form
wiretap, tapThe act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information
BroaderworkActivity directed toward making or doing something
Spanishindagación, investigación
Catalaninvestigació, recerca
Verbsinvestigateinvestigate scientifically
investigateconduct an inquiry or investigation of

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