1. investigate scientifically

- Let's investigate the syntax of Chinese

Definition categories: communication, analyse, analyze, canvass, examine, study

2. conduct an inquiry or investigation of

- The district attorney's office investigated reports of possible irregularities

Similar word(s): enquire, inquire

Definition categories: communication, examine, probe

Sentences with investigate as a verb:

- to investigate the causes of natural phenomena

- to investigate an unsolved murder