probe

phonetic symbol: / próʊb / 

probe - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ an investigation conducted using a flexible surgical instrument to explore an injury or a body cavity

[ noun ]
■ an exploratory action or expedition

[ noun ]
■ a flexible slender surgical instrument with a blunt end that is used to explore wounds or body cavities

[ noun ]
■ an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities
e.g.)
・there was a congressional probe into the scandal
investigation

[ verb ]
■ question or examine thoroughly and closely
examine

[ verb ]
■ examine physically with or as if with a probe
e.g.)
・probe an anthill
dig into , poke into

Word list en

※ You can download Most Useful English Words 15000 for free after posting your review!

To download this contents, you need to post your reviews for items about English learning.
You can download it for free after posting your reviews.

Post a review about English learning items

prev: probatory
next: probenecid
Images associated with 'probe' (recommended by users)
Images associated with 'probe'
※ Click Bingo of images associated with this word!
※ They sometimes include non-related images.