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investigate

1 : to try to find out the facts about (something, such as a crime or an accident) in order to learn how it happened, who did it, etc.

[+ object]

The police are still investigating the murder.

The accident was thoroughly investigated.


[no object]

The manager promised to investigate when we pointed out an error on our bill.

2 [+ object] : to try to get information about (someone who may have done something illegal)

He was investigated for his involvement in the incident.


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