Today’s word of the day is ‘Investigate‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Investigate [ in-ves-ti-geyt ]
What is the etymology of the word?
The verb originates in the early 16th century.
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is a verb, i.e., it demonstrates an action or an occurrence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
Yes, the past form of the word is investigated.
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Chhaan – been karana
2. Spanish – Investigar
3. French – Enquêter
4. Mandarin – Diàochá
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. Detectives are continuing to investigate leads and conduct interviews, police said.
2. He gave orders to investigate the matter.
3. Police are continuing to investigate while a search for the body is underway.
4. Now that he’s finally gone there’s an opportunity to explore and investigate a lot more of what’s going on under the hood.
5. She opened her eyes to investigate the land on the other side.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
consider, examine, explore, inspect, interrogate, probe, question, review, scrutinize, search, study, bug, case, delve, dig, eyeball, frisk, inquire, muckrake, poke, prospect, pry, read, reconnoiter, research, scout, sift, spy, tap, wiretap, etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
the answer, forget, ignore, neglect, reply, leave alone, overlook, etc
Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life.
It’ll be nice to have citizen tips handled responsibly.
— Glenn Kirschner (@glennkirschner2) July 29, 2021