Definition of Investigating

1. Noun. The work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically.




Definition of Investigating

1. Verb. (present participle of investigate) ¹

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Definition of Investigating

1. investigate [v] - See also: investigate

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Literary usage of Investigating

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1. History of the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America by Henry Wilson (1875)
"Investigating committee. — Position of the President. ... Early in April, the Congressional investigating committee arrived in Kansas. ..."

2. Concentration and Control: A Solution of the Trust Problem in the United States by Charles Richard Van Hise (1912)
"(9) Investigating Departments. — Not only is the large organization able ... but it is able to have an investigating department in order that discoveries ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1889)
"LAST year the committee appointed for the purpose of investigating the physiology of the lymphatic system presented a preliminary report dealing with the ..."

4. An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy Scriptures by Thomas Hartwell Horne (1825)
"This principle, duly considered, would alone be sufficient for investigating the sense of Scripture; but as there are not wanting persons who reject it ..."

5. Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1833)
"... Dublin, since the Beginning of the Year 1818, for Investigating the Effects of Parallax and Aberration on the Places of certain fixed Stars; ..."

6. Biblical Repertory by Charles Hodge, Peter Walker (1825)
"ON Investigating THE SENSE OF PASSAGES. I. As it is requisite for the interpreter to observe which signification of a word suits a particular passage, ..."

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