HyperDic: investigator

English > 3 senses of the word investigator:
NOUNperson investigator, research worker, researchera scientist who devotes himself to doing research
person investigatorsomeone who investigates
person investigator, detective, tec, police detectivea police officer who investigates crimes
investigator > pronunciation
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > investigator: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA scientist who devotes himself to doing research.
Synonymsresearch worker, researcher
Narrowerboffin(British slang) a scientist or technician engaged in military research
experimenterA research worker who conducts experiments
fieldworkerA researcher who works in the field
postdoc, post docA scholar or researcher who is involved in academic study beyond the level of a doctoral degree
BroaderscientistA person with advanced knowledge of one or more sciences
Verbsinvestigateinvestigate scientifically
English > investigator: 3 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who investigates.
InstancesWiesenthal, Samuel WiesenthalAustrian investigator of Nazi war crimes (born in 1908)
Narroweradjuster, adjustor, claims adjuster, claims adjustor, claim agentOne who investigates insurance ... / insurance claims or claims for damages and recommends an effective settlement
coroner, medical examinerA public official who investigates by inquest any death not due to natural causes
detectiveAn investigator / investigator engaged or employed in obtaining information not easily available to the public
examiner, inspectorAn investigator who observes / observes carefully
ombudsmanA government appointee / appointee who investigates complaints by private persons against the government
BroaderexpertA person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
English > investigator: 3 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA police officer who investigates crimes.
Synonymsdetective, tec, police detective
Narrowerdick, gumshoe, hawkshawsomeone who is a detective
plainclothesmanA detective who wears civilian clothes on duty
tracerAn investigator who is employed to find missing persons or missing goods
Broaderpoliceman, police officer, officerA member of a police force
Spanishdetective de policía, detective, detective privado, investigador, tec
Catalandetectiu, investigador
Verbsinvestigateconduct an inquiry or investigation of

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