examine for

phr verb
Examine for is used with these nouns as the object: ↑fingerprint

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • examine for clues — search for hints or indications …   English contemporary dictionary

  • examine — v. 1) to examine carefully, closely, thoroughly 2) (D; tr.) to examine for (to examine a car for defects) 3) (D; tr.) to examine in (to examine students in physics) * * * [ɪg zæmɪn] closely thoroughly to examine carefully (D; tr.) to examine for… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Examine — Ex*am ine, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Examined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Examining}.] [L. examinare, examinatum, fr. examen, examinis: cf. F. examiner. See {Examen}.] 1. To test by any appropriate method; to inspect carefully with a view to discover the real… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • examine — ex·am·ine vt ex·am·ined, ex·am·in·ing 1: to investigate or inspect closely examine the title compare audit 2: to question closely esp. in a court proceeding compare depose …   Law dictionary

  • examine — verb ADVERB ▪ carefully, closely, in detail, minutely ▪ Each case must be carefully examined. ▪ We shall now proceed to examine these two aspects of the problem in detail. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • examine — ex|am|ine W2S3 [ıgˈzæmın] v [T] [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: examiner, from Latin examinare, from examen weighing out ] 1.) to look at something carefully and thoroughly because you want to find out more about it ▪ A team of divers was… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • examine — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. investigate, inspect, survey, prove, canvass, search; scrutinize, peruse, dissect, scan; test, interrogate, try, question; audit, review. See attention, inquiry, evidence. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To …   English dictionary for students

  • examine — 01. The doctor [examined] him, and could find nothing wrong. 02. Engineers are [examining] the wreckage of the aircraft in an attempt to determine why it crashed. 03. Detectives [examined] the body to see if there were any clues to the cause of… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • examine — verb (T) 1 to look at something carefully, in order to make a decision, find something, check something etc: After examining the evidence, I can find no truth in these claims. | examine sth for: The police will have to examine the weapon for… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • examine — [14] Like essay and exact, examine comes ultimately from Latin exigere, a compound verb formed from the prefix ex ‘out’ and agere ‘lead, drive’ (source of English act and agent). This originally meant literally ‘drive out’, but a metaphorical… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

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