• To investigate systematically; examine.
  • To search into or travel in for the purpose of discovery.
  • To examine (a body cavity or interior part) for diagnostic purposes, especially by surgery.
  • To make a careful examination or search.
  • To search for; look for with care and labor; seek after.
  • To search through, examine, or investigate, especially for the purpose of making discoveries in general or for the discovery of some particular thing; hence, to examine or search into with care, for the purpose of ascertaining the appearance, nature, condition, circumstances, etc., of; inquire into; scrutinize; specifically, to traverse or range over (a part or country) for the purpose of geographical discovery: as, Moses sent spies to <em>explore</em> the land of Canaan; to <em>explore</em> a gunshot-wound to find the bullet.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> <em>Scrutinize</em>, etc. See <internalXref urlencoded="search">search</internalXref>.
  • To seek for or after; to strive to attain by search; to look wisely and carefully for.
  • To search through or into; to penetrate or range over for discovery; to examine thoroughly
  • To <xref>seek</xref> for something or after someone.
  • To <xref>examine</xref> or <xref>investigate</xref> something <xref>systematically</xref>.
  • To <xref>travel</xref> somewhere in search of <xref>discovery</xref>.
  • To examine <xref>diagnostically</xref>.
  • To (seek) <xref>experience</xref> <xref>first hand</xref>.
  • To be engaged exploring in any of the above senses.
  • To <xref>wander</xref> without any particular <xref>aim</xref> or <xref>purpose</xref>.
  • travel to or penetrate into
  • examine minutely
  • inquire into
  • examine (organs) for diagnostic purposes
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