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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Investigate  \In*ves"ti*gate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Investigated};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Investigating}.]  [L. 
  investigatus  p.  p.  of  investigare  to  investigate;  pref.  in- 
  in  +  vestigare  to  track,  trace.  See  {Vestige}.] 
  To  follow  up  step  by  step  by  patient  inquiry  or  observation; 
  to  trace  or  track  mentally;  to  search  into  to  inquire  and 
  examine  into  with  care  and  accuracy;  to  find  out  by  careful 
  inquisition;  as  to  investigate  the  causes  of  natural 
  phenomena. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  investigating 
  n  :  the  work  of  inquiring  into  something  thoroughly  and 
  systematically  [syn:  {investigation}] 




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