Meaning of PROBE in English

v. 1 explore, examine, scrutinize, investigate, search (into), look into, go into, study, dig into, delve into, poke about or around, Colloq poke into They probed his background thoroughly but found nothing unusual 2 poke, prod, explore, examine; plumb, dig Snipe use their long bills to probe for worms in soft mud

n. 3 investigation, examination, exploration, scrutiny, search, study, inquiry or enquiry, inquest There will be a governmental probe into the mismanagement of the department

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